Humphrey DeForest Bogart
December 25, 1899
New York, New York
January 14, 1957
At his home in Holmby Hills, CA
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
(ashes kept at the Garden of Memory)
Hobbies: Golf, sailing, chess
Hollywood Walk of Fame: Star is located at 6322 Hollywood Blvd.
Parents: Maude Humphrey and Belmont DeForest Bogart
Siblings: Two younger sisters, Frances and Kay
Helen Menken (m. 1926 – d.1927)
Mary Philips (m.1928 – d. 1937)
Mayo Methot (m. 1938 – d. 1945)
Betty Joan Perske a.k.a. Lauren Bacall (m.1945 – w.1957 )
Children: (Bacall) Stephen Humphrey and Leslie Howard
- Although he rarely participated in celebrity tournaments, Bogart was one of Hollywood’s better golfers. On many occasions, Bogart enjoyed catching a quick round of golf at Lakeside Golf Club in between filming at the nearby Warner Bros. studios.
- Bogart and Spencer Tracy first met on the set of Up the River, when both were newcomers to the film industry. The two became lifelong friends, and Tracy was one of the few people who was allowed to visit Bogart once he became gravely ill.
- During his marriage to Mayo Methot, Bogart bought a sailboat, which he lightheartedly named Sluggy after his hot-tempered wife.
- Newlyweds Bogart and Betty purchased a home at 2707 Benedict Canyon Road in Beverly Hills, where they accumulated an array of animals. Their pets included 14 chickens, eight ducks and a large dog.
- After marrying Betty, Bogart sold Sluggy and purchased a new 54-foot sailboat. He named the craft Santana.
- Bogart and Bacall’s son, Stephen, was named after Bogart’s character in To Have and Have Not. His daughter, Leslie, was named after friend and The Petrified Forest co-star, Leslie Howard.
- Betty put the gold whistle from To Have and Have Not, their first movie together, with Bogart when he was cremated.
- In 1999, the American Film Institute named Humphrey Bogart the Greatest Male Star of All Time.