Charles Bronson

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Birthday
3, 1921
Birthplace
Ehrenfield, PA
Death Date
Aug 30, 2003 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1921
Birthplace
Ehrenfield, PA
Death Date
Aug 30, 2003 (81)

About

He doled out vigilante justice in several Death Wish movies, and starred in Once Upon a Time in the West and The Mechanic. His role as Danny King in the 1963 film The Great Escape brought him long-lasting fame.

Before Fame

He worked in a Pennsylvania coal mine as a teen before joining the U.S. Air Force during WWII.

Trivia

In 1951, he landed his first big screen roles in the films The Mob, The People Against O'Hara and You're in the Navy Now.

Family Life

He starred in over 14 movies with his second wife, actress Jill Ireland, whom he married in 1968. They remained married until her death in 1990.

Associated With

He starred with Lee Marvin in The Dirty Dozen.