One of Hollywood’s most classic movie pairings is Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. The couple shared the silver screen on several occasions and met one another while working on a film together. Unfortunately, their union was short-lived. Bacall was only in her early 30s when her husband passed away.
Bogart and Bacall’s love story is legendary. The couple had a magnetic attraction that her children, who were very young when their father died, easily recognized. While the two acting giants are no longer on earth, their son has some strong memories about their life together that he’s now shared with the public.
Bogart And Bacall Had A 25-Year Age Difference
According to the American Film Institute, Humphrey Bogart is the greatest male star of classic American cinema. He started his acting career following the end of World War I by appearing in several Broadway shows. He made his transition to the silver screen following the 1929 crash on Wall Street.
Bogart was born on Christmas Day 1899 in New York City. His mother was a descendant of one of the passengers on the Mayflower. His future wife, Lauren Bacall, was born in 1924, in The Bronx, New York City. She became known in Hollywood for her sultry looks and distinctive voice.
Read on to learn what it was like to have the Hollywood icons as parents.