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Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American actor and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.
After trying various jobs, Bogart began acting in 1921 and became a regular in Broadway productions in the 1920s and 1930s. When the stock market crash of 1929 reduced the demand for plays, Bogart turned to film. His first great success was as Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest, and this led to a period of typecasting as a gangster with films such as Angels with Dirty Faces and B-movies like The Return of Doctor X.
Bogart's breakthrough as a leading man came in 1941, with High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon. The next year, his performance in Casablanca raised him to the peak of his profession and, at the same time, cemented his trademark film persona, that of the hard-boiled cynic who ultimately shows his noble side. Other successes followed, including To Have and Have Not; The Big Sleep; Dark Passage and Key Largo, with his wife Lauren Bacall; The Treasure of the Sierra Madre; In a Lonely Place; The African Queen, for which he won his only Academy Award; Sabrina; and The Caine Mutiny. His last movie was The Harder They Fall. During a film career of almost 30 years, he appeared in 75 feature films.


Humphrey Bogart is preparing for

  • Rent - Roger Davis

    13:30, Thu 14th January 2021 - Mon 18th January 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to surviv…

  • Kiss Me, Kate - Producer

    20:45, Sat 14th August 2021 - Wed 18th August 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage…

  • American Idiot - Tunny

    17:30, Sun 26th September 2021 at Random Venue 75
    20:45, Mon 27th September 2021 at The Old Vic
    20:45, Thu 30th September 2021 at Random Venue 74
    19:15, Fri 1st October 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Mon 4th October 2021 at Random Venue 44
    20:15, Tue 5th October 2021 at Random Venue 14
    20:45, Fri 8th October 2021 at Random Venue 17
    20:45, Sun 10th October 2021 at London Palladium
    23:30, Wed 13th October 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:45, Sat 16th October 2021 at Barbican Centre

    American Idiot is a one-act, through-sung stage musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot. After a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009, the show moved…

  • August: Osage County - Sheriff Deon Gilbeau

    19:45, Sun 21st November 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    August: Osage County is a darkly comedic play by Tracy Letts. It was the recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago on 28 June 2007, and…

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Producer, Violin

    20:00, Sat 25th December 2021 - Tue 28th December 2021 at Crucible Theatre

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis.…

  • Lysistrata - Lighting Designer

    19:15, Thu 10th February 2022 - Wed 16th February 2022 at The Old Vic

    Lysistrata is one of the few surviving plays written by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnes…

  • Dance of the Vampires - Set Designer

    16:45, Sat 9th April 2022 - Wed 13th April 2022 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Dance of the Vampires is a musical remake of a 1967 Roman Polanski film of the same name. Polanski also directed the original German production of this musical. Music was composed by Jim Steinman and…


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