Steve McQueen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Steve McQueen

American actor

Date of Birth: 24-Mar-1930

Place of Birth: Beech Grove, Indiana, United States

Date of Death: 07-Nov-1980

Profession: actor, stage actor, motorcycle racer, racing automobile driver, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Steve McQueen

  • Terrence Stephen McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American actor.
  • McQueen was nicknamed "The King of Cool", and his antihero persona developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s made him a top box-office draw during the 1960s and 1970s.
  • McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles.
  • His other popular films include The Cincinnati Kid, Love With the Proper Stranger, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, and Papillon, as well as the all-star ensemble films The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, and The Towering Inferno.
  • In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world, although he did not act in films again for four years.
  • McQueen was combative with directors and producers, but his popularity placed him in high demand and enabled him to command large salaries.

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