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Humphrey Bogart's Acting Credentials: Awards and Highlights of Storied Career

By    |   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 03:17 PM

During his acting career and since his death, Humphrey Bogart has drawn major recognition for his excellence as an actor. Many of the awards Bogart eared are the types of awards that all actors and actresses covet — highlighted by the Academy Award.

Bogart was a true success story in Hollywood, transforming himself from a typecast supporting player into an iconic leading man. The respect he gained is reflected in these awards and honors he received in life and after his death.

1. Academy Award for Best Actor

Bogart was nominated for three Academy Awards during his lifetime. He earned his first nomination for Best Actor with his role in 1942's "Casablanca." Bogart won the award on his second nomination for his role in "The African Queen" in 1951. He was nominated a third time for Best Actor for his role in 1954's "The Caine Mutiny."

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In addition to his Academy Award recognition, Bogart was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 1952 for Best Foreign Actor for his role in "The African Queen."

2. Hollywood Star and Immortalized in Cement

Bogart joined many other celebrities by leaving his hand and footprints in cement. He did this in a ceremony in front of Grauman's Chinese Theater in 1946. Bogart was given another prominent Hollywood honor a few years after his death. In 1960, Bogart received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His star is located at 6322 Hollywood Boulevard.

3. Postage Stamp

The United States Postal Service honored Bogart in 1997 by releasing a new postage stamp bearing his image. This Bogart stamp was included in the "Legends of Hollywood" series. He was the third person to be recognized in the series. The U.S. Postal Service announced the release of the stamp in a ceremony attended by Bogart's widow, Lauren Bacall, and his children.

4. Street Name

A section of 103rd Street in New York City bears Bogart's name. The city renamed a section of 103rd street — located between Broadway and West End Avenue — Humphrey Bogart Place. Bogart was born in New York City and lived there until enlisting in the Navy during World War I in 1918.

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