November 3, 1921
August 30, 2003
Salt and Pepper
5 ft 8½ in | 174 cm
72 kg | 159 lbs
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).
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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).