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Bogart

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Bogart, Humphrey DeForest, 1899-1957, American film actor, b. New York City. After a succession of stage roles he achieved note with his portrayal of the gangster Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest (1934). He was in films after 1930 but it was the re-creation (1936) of that role that brought him fame, and thereafter followed a succession of notable performances in The Maltese Falcon (1941), Casablanca (1942), To Have and Have Not (1944), The Big Sleep (1946), Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Key Largo (1948), and The Caine Mutiny (1954). He became famous for portrayals of tender-hearted heroes with tough and cynical exteriors. In 1952 he won an Academy Award for The African Queen.

See S. H. Bogart, Bogart: In Search of My Father (1995); biographies by A. M. Sperber and E. Lax, and J. Meyer (both 1997).

Humphrey Bogart in Sahara (1943).

(born Dec. 25, 1899, New York, N.Y., U.S.—died Jan. 14, 1957, Hollywood, Calif.) U.S. actor. He had minor roles on the stage and in Hollywood before winning success on Broadway as the murderer Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest (1935), a role he reprised in the film version (1936). He appeared in many low-budget films, usually as a gangster, before achieving stardom in High Sierra (1941) and The Maltese Falcon (1941). Often playing a sardonic loner who proves capable of love, he appeared in films such as Casablanca (1942), Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), and The African Queen (1951, Academy Award). He acted in four films with his fourth wife, Lauren Bacall.

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Humphrey Bogart in Sahara (1943).

(born Dec. 25, 1899, New York, N.Y., U.S.—died Jan. 14, 1957, Hollywood, Calif.) U.S. actor. He had minor roles on the stage and in Hollywood before winning success on Broadway as the murderer Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest (1935), a role he reprised in the film version (1936). He appeared in many low-budget films, usually as a gangster, before achieving stardom in High Sierra (1941) and The Maltese Falcon (1941). Often playing a sardonic loner who proves capable of love, he appeared in films such as Casablanca (1942), Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), and The African Queen (1951, Academy Award). He acted in four films with his fourth wife, Lauren Bacall.

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Bogart is a town in Clarke and Oconee counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. The town is mostly in Oconee County, with a portion extending into Clarke County. The population was 1,049 at the 2000 census — 931 of the town's 1,049 residents (88.8%) lived in Oconee County and 118 (11.2%) in Clarke County.

Geography

Bogart is located at (33.948355, -83.533880).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²) of it is land and 0.42% is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,049 people, 425 households, and 309 families residing in the town. The population density was 441.6 people per square mile (170.2/km²). There were 457 housing units at an average density of 192.4/sq mi (74.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.09% White, 4.48% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.67% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 425 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,190, and the median income for a family was $45,682. Males had a median income of $31,652 versus $28,580 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,081. About 9.7% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

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