Sterling Hayden, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sterling Hayden

American actor

Date of Birth: 26-Mar-1916

Place of Birth: Montclair, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 23-May-1986

Profession: actor, military officer, character actor, novelist, television actor, film actor, autobiographer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Sterling Hayden

  • Sterling Walter Hayden (born Sterling Relyea Walter; March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor, author, and sailor.
  • A leading man for most of his career, he specialized in westerns and film noir throughout the 1950s, in films such as John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle (1950), Joan Crawford's Johnny Guitar (1954), and Stanley Kubrick's The Killing (1956).
  • He became noted for supporting roles in the 1960s, perhaps most memorably as General Jack D.
  • Ripper in Kubrick's Dr.
  • Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). Hayden's success continued into the New Hollywood era, with roles such as Irish-American policeman Captain McCluskey in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972), alcoholic novelist Roger Wade in Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye (1973), and elderly peasant Leo Dalcò in Bernardo Bertolucci's 1900 (1976).
  • With a distinctive "rapid-fire baritone" voice and standing at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m), he had a commanding screen presence in both leading and supporting roles.

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