Family Tree Tuesday – Humphrey Bogart
American actor Humphrey Bogart is considered one of the greatest screen legends in the history of film. During his 30 year career, Bogart appeared in 75 films. He may be best remembered for his role in the classic 1942 film, Casablanca. In 1960, Bogart was posthumously given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Humphrey Bogart was born in New York City to Dr. Belmont DeForest Bogart and Maud Humphrey. His father was a wealthy cardiopulmonary surgeon in Manhattan. His mother was a commercial illustrator, most notable for her children’s book illustrations. Bogart was the eldest of three children, with two younger sisters Frances and Catherine.
Bogart was married four times. In 1945, Bogart married his fourth wife, actress and co-star Lauren Bacall at the country home of Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield in Ohio. Together they had two children, Stephen, a former television producer and author, and a daughter, Leslie.
Interestingly, Bogart is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger John Howland. John Howland is Humphrey Bogart’s seventh great grandfather!
Check out Humphrey Bogart’s family tree and see how you’re related!