Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

American actor
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Steve McQueen

Terence Steven McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American actor. McQueen was nicknamed "The King of Cool", and his antihero persona developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s made him a top box-office draw during the 1960s and 1970s. McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Cincinnati Kid, Love With the Proper Stranger, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, and Papillon, as well as the all-star ensemble films The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, and The Towering Inferno. In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world, although he did not act in films again for four years. McQueen was combative with directors and producers, but his popularity placed him in high demand and enabled him to command large salaries.

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Full name at birth
Terrence Stephen McQueen
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Claim to fame
The Great Escape (1963).
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Date of birth
24 March 1930
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Place of birth
Beech Grove, Indiana, United States
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Date of death
7 November 1980
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Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
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Cause of death
Heart Attack After Cancer Surgery For Malignant Mesothelioma
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Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
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Actor, Producer
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5' 9½" (177 cm)
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$30,000,000 USD
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Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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