Steve McQueen

Actor Steve McQueen

Full Name: Terence Steven McQueen
Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: Called "The King of Cool", his "anti-hero" persona made him a top box-office draw of the 1960s and 1970s.

Best known for "The Sand Pebbles", "The Thomas Crown Affair", "The Magnificent Seven", and "The Great Escape".

Born: March 24, 1930
Birthplace: Beech Grove, Indiana, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Died: November 7, 1980 (aged 50)

Historical Events

  • 1955-03-27 Steve McQueen makes his network TV debut (Goodyear Playhouse, episode "The Chivington Raid")
  • 1968-10-17 "Bullitt" directed by Peter Yates and starring Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset is 1st released
  • 1974-12-14 Disaster film "The Towering Inferno" is released, starring Steve McQueen and Paul Newman

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