Humphrey Bogart Last Photo

Humphrey DeForest, also known as Bogie, was an American stage and film actor. His roles in Classical Hollywood films established him as an American cultural icon. Bogart was named the greatest male star of classic American cinema by the American Film Institute in 1999.

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Actor Humphrey Bogart wearing a fedora hat and overcoat.

Bogart began his career in Broadway shows before beginning his film career with Up the River (1930) for Fox, where he played gangsters in supporting roles for the next decade. He was praised for his performance as Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest (1936), but he was cast secondary to other Warner Bros. actors who received leading roles. Bogart also received praise for his portrayal of gangster Hugh “Baby Face” Martin in William Wyler’s Dead End (1937).

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Humphrey Bogart Last Photo

When actors make their final films, they often have a strong sense that it is their last, and they leave on a high note. “The Harder They Fall” was Bogart’s final film, and it is considered a lost classic. He last appeared on screens in the harder they fall movie.