Charles Bronson

Actor Charles Bronson Full Name: Charles Bronson [Charles Dennis Buchinsky]
Nationality: American

Profession: Actor
Why Famous: The archetypal screen tough guy with weather beaten features, Bronson was a true icon of international cinema. He remained a fan favorite in both the US and abroad for 50 years.

He was often cast in the role of a police officer, gunfighter, or vigilante in revenge-oriented plot lines. Some famous roles include "The Great Escape", "The Dirty Dozen", and "The Magnificent Seven" and the "Death Wish" series.

Born: November 3, 1921
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: August 30, 2003 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1968-10-05 "The Dirty Dozen" actor Charles Bronson (46) weds Jill Ireland

Historical Events in the Life of Charles Bronson

  • 1967-06-15 "The Dirty Dozen", based on E. M. Nathanson's novel, directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Charles Bronson is released in the US
  • 1974-07-24 "Death Wish", based on the novel by Brian Garfield, directed by Michael Winner and starring Charles Bronson is released in the US

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