Steve Cochran

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Birthday
25, 1917
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jun 15, 1965 (48)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1917
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jun 15, 1965 (48)

About

Suave star who appeared in classic action films including White Heat, The Chase, and Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison. As a television actor, he played roles in The Untouchables, Route 66, and The Twilight zone.

Before Fame

He worked as a cowboy in Texas and then began performing on stage.

Trivia

He was typically cast in character roles, playing gangsters and tough-guy boxers.

Family Life

He dated and cheated on Mae West, Joan Craword and Mamie Van Doren. He divorced Florence Lockwood in 1946.

Associated With

His performance in Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison helped inspire Johnny Cash's immortal song, Folsom Prison Blues.

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