Full Name: Charles Bronson [Charles Dennis Buchinsky]
Why Famous: The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten 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".
- 1968-10-05 "The Dirty Dozen" actor Charles Bronson (46) weds Jill Ireland