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Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson
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Birth Date

November 3, 1921


August 30, 2003


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Salt and Pepper

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8½ in | 174 cm


72 kg | 159 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Charles Bronson was born in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States, on November 3, 1921 was a Lithuanian-American actor.

Young Charles Bronson first started his acting career with a theatrical group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He made his big screen debut in comedy movie You're in the Navy Now (1951) in uncredited role as Wascylewski.

He got his television debut in drama series Fireside Theatre (1949) in episode "Friend of the Family", in role as Cooper.

Bronson's breakthrough performance came as Bernardo O'Reilly in Western movie The Magnificent Seven (1960).

Charles Bronson Height and Weight

How tall was Charles Bronson and what was his weight? Charles Bronson's height was 5' 8½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 174 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 159 іn pоunds or 72 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He portrayed Paul Kersey in Death Wish film series:

Death Wish (1974)

Death Wish II (1982)

Death Wish 3 (1985)

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)

Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994)

He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Male Supporting Performance for his role as Harmonica in epic Spaghetti Western film Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).

The Great Escape (1963) drama thriller as Flt. Lt. Danny Velinski, 'The Tunnel King'

Chato's Land (1972) Western as Pardon Chato

The Indian Runner (1991) crime drama as Mr. Roberts

The Red Sun (1971) Western as Link Stuart

Dirty Dozen (1967) thriller action as Joseph Wladislaw

Mr. Majestyk (1974) action thriller as Vince Majestyk

The Mechanic (1972) action thriller as Arthur Bishop

Hard Times (1975) drama sport as Chaney

Death Hunt (1981) crime thriller as Albert Johnson

Telefon (1977) action spy as Major Grigori Bortsov

10 to Midnight (1983) crime horror thriller as Leo Kessler


He was first member of his family to graduate from high school.

He was eleventh of fifteen children.

Had Lithuanian ancestry.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in 1980.

He won the Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite - Male in 1972.

He was 52 years old when film Death Wish (1974) was made.

He served in the United States Army Air Forces as a bomber tail gunner during World War II.

Received a Purple Heart for wounds received in battle.

Bronson died on August 30, 2003, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81.


He was married to:

Harriet Tendler (1949-1967), they had a daughter, Suzanne and a son, Tony

Jill Ireland (1968-1990), they had a daughter, Zuleika and adopted daughter, Katrina Holden

Kim Weeks (1998-2003)


He dated Susan Denberg (1967).