Following the passing of his mother Lauren Bacall in August, there is some happy news for Stephen Bogart. The 66-year-old – the only son of screen siren Lauren and fellow Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart – is getting married in November.
Producer and writer Stephen will wedCarla Soviero
in New York City towards the end of the year in a ceremony he had been planning at the time of his mother’ssudden death
on 12 August.He told theNew York Post
that Lauren didn’t live long enough to be there."It's my third marriage, her second… I knew Carla long ago, but we separated then reconnected. I'm 66, she's 60," he said of his bride, adding that his sisterLeslie Bacall
was flying in from LA, and his half-brotherSam Robards
would be coming from Denmark.
Former New York Mayor David Dinkins is officiating the small ceremony.Stephen is Lauren's eldest child. She married Humphrey in 1945 whenshe was 20 and he was 45
, and the couple welcomedStephen
(born 1949) and his sisterLeslie
(born 1952), before the actor's death in 1957.Lauren married her second husband, actorJason Robards Jr,
in 1961, and together they had a son,Sam
, before their divorce in 1969.
Following Lauren's death, it was announced that her$26.6million estate
would be divided between her children, with$10,000
set aside to care for her beloved dog Sophie.