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George C. Scott

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Birthday
18, 1927
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 22, 1999 (71)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1927
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 22, 1999 (71)

About

He won an Academy Award for his tough-as-nails portrayal of the titular character in Patton. He also played Ebenezer Scrooge in director Clive Donner's A Christmas Carol.

Before Fame

As a child, he strove to become a writer and wrote many unpublished short stories.

Trivia

He played General Buck Turgidson in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove.

Family Life

After his fourth marriage, he embarked on a turbulent relationship with actress Ava Gardner. He had a total of seven children including actor Campbell Scott.

Associated With

He starred in Patton with Karl Malden.