Burt Lancaster

Actor Burt Lancaster Full Name: Burt Lancaster [Burton Stephen Lancaster]
Nationality: American

Profession: Actor
Why Famous: From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry and Birdman of Alcatraz.

Born: November 2, 1913
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, USA

Died: October 20, 1994 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events in the Life of Burt Lancaster

  • 1953-08-05 "From Here to Eternity" based on book by James Jones, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift and Frank Sinatra is released (Best Picture 1954)
  • 1961-03-16 18th Golden Globes: Spartacus, Burt Lancaster, & Greer Garson win
  • 1961-04-17 33rd Academy Awards: "Apartment" wins best film, Burt Lancaster & Elizabeth Taylor win best actor/actress
  • 1970-03-05 "Airport" based on the book by Arthur Hailey, directed by George Seaton and starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin is released
  • 1990-11-30 Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke

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