CS tells you more about this enigmatic actor who was born today.
>> According to Warner Bros, Bogart was born on Christmas Day, 1899. However, many felt that this was a fictional date created by the studio to romanticise their star, and that his real date of birth was January 23, 1899.
>> In 1918, he joined the United States Navy and was a model sailor. It’s said that he developed his trademark scar and lisp during this Naval stint.
>> He was very fond of sailing and bought a yacht, Santana from actor Dick Powell.
>> Bogart became the world’s highest paid actor after the success of Casablanca.