Humphrey DeForest BogartDecember 25, 1899 – January 14, 1957

Bogart’s breakthrough to stardom came with High Sierra (1941) and The Maltese Falcon (1941).

His private detectives, Sam Spade (in The Maltese Falcon) and Phillip Marlowe in The Big Sleep), became the models for detectives in other noir films.

His role with Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca (1942), earned him his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. 

The Caine Mutiny (1954) earned him another Best Actor nomination.

Bogart also won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role opposite Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen (1951).

A heavy smoker and drinker, Bogart died from esophageal cancer in January 1957.

Source: Wikipedia