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Jack Palance

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Birthday
18, 1919
Birthplace
Hazle, PA
Death Date
Nov 10, 2006 (87)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1919
Birthplace
Hazle, PA
Death Date
Nov 10, 2006 (87)

About

Classic actor who did one-handed push ups at age 73 after receiving an Academy Award for his role in City Slickers. He was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame in 1992.

Before Fame

He began a professional boxing career in the 1930s under the name Jack Brazzo.

Trivia

He had an accident flying a bomber that created his scars and made him an ideal actor for characters such as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Attila the Hun.

Family Life

He acted alongside his son, Cody Palance, in the film, Young Guns.

Associated With

Like him, Lyle Talbot was a famous Pennsylvania-born movie actor.

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