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Anti-hero actor who starred in the 1968 action film Bullitt. He was nicknamed the King of Cool when he was acting in the ’60s & ’70s and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Sand Pebbles.
He competed in weekend motorcycle races to support himself while studying acting.
He starred in The Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape.
His father was a stunt pilot for a flying circus who abandoned his mother after six months of dating. He was married three times and had two children.
He starred as Vin Tanner in the 1960 film The Magnificent Seven, appearing alongside Yul Brynner.
How did Steve McQueen die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||50 years|
|Death date||November 7, 1980|
|Place of death||Ciudad Juárez, Mexico|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I’m not a great actor – let’s face it. I don’t have a great deal of scope. There are certain things I can do, but when I’m bad, I stink. There’s something about my shaggy dog eyes that makes people think I’m good. I’m not all that good.Steve McQueen
I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth.Steve McQueen
When I did ‘The Great Escape,’ I kept thinking, ‘If they were making a movie of my life, that’s what they’d call it – the great escape.’Steve McQueen
I’m not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing.Steve McQueen