Burt Lancaster young
November 2, 1913
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
82 kg | 180 lbs
Burt Lancaster was born in Manhattan, New York, U.S., on November 2, 1913, was an American actor. Young Burt Lancaster began his career in circus and theatre in the 1930s. He made his big screen debut and achieved rose to international fame in noir film The Killers (1946) opposite Ava Gardner. He made his Broadway debut in a play A Sound of Hunting (1945).
He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Elmer Gantry in drama film Elmer Gantry (1960) opposite Jean Simmons.
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his roles in films:
Atlantic City (1980) romantic crime in role as Lou Pascal
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) biographical drama in role as Robert Stroud
From Here to Eternity (1953) romantic drama in role as First Sergeant Milton Warden
The Flame and the Arrow (1950) drama with Virginia Mayo and Nick Cravat
The Crimson Pirate (1952) comedy adventure in role as Captain Vallo
Apache (1954) western opposite Charles Bronson
Trapeze (1956) circus drama romance with Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida
The Train (1964) thriller action with Jeanne Moreau
The Leopard (1963) epic period drama with Claudia Cardinale and Alain Delon
The Scalphunters (1968) western with Telly Savalas and Shelley Winters
The Rainmaker (1956) romance comedy opposite Katharine Hepburn
He starred in seven films with Kirk Douglas:
Victory at Entebbe (1976) thriller action
Tough Guys (1986) action comedy
Seven Days in May (1964) political thriller
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963) mystery drama
I Walk Alone (1947) drama crime
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) western
The Devil's Disciple (1959) comedy romance
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
He was married three times and had five children.
Was longtime friend with actor Telly Savalas.
Big fan of the silent horror film The Unknown (1927).
Burt died on October 20, 1994, Century City, California, United States, at age of 80.
We're all forgotten sooner or later. But not movies. That's all the memorial we should need or hope for.
I woke up one day a star. It was terrifying. Then I worked hard toward becoming a good actor.
Genius is a pretty dangerous thing to have. Genius is too erratic. It's better just to be talented.
I've always wanted to get an education, and tonight's as good a time as any.
I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself, to keep looking for truth and originality.
I feel that I am a good actor.
You have to fight against being an antique.
I did something wrong -- once.