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Charles Bronson

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Biography

Publicity photo, 1966

Source: Wikipedia

Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; November 3, 1921 – August 30, 2003) was an American film and television actor.

Fact file

  • Born: Charles Dennis Buchinsky November 3, 1921 Ehrenfeld, Cambria County Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Died: August 30, 2003 (aged 81) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Pneumonia Alzheimer's disease
  • Nationality: American, Lithuanian
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1950–1999
  • Spouse(s): Harriett Tendler (1949–1965; divorced) Jill Ireland (1968–1990; her death) Kim Weeks (1998–2003; his death)
  • Children: 7
  • Allegiance: United States of America
  • Service/branch: U.S. Army Air Forces
  • Years of service: 1943-1946
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 39th Bombardment Group
  • Battles/wars: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart

Read more about Charles Bronson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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NY Times Movies, 2019-01-06 18:08:34
A writer whose best-known novel became a hit movie for Charles Bronson. He wrote a follow-up, “Death Sentence,” to atone for the earlier book’s violence.

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Mafia Movies Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar-winning 1972 crime family saga “The Godfather” starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino screens with the 1972’s “The Valachi Papers” starring Charles Bronson. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., L.A. Sun.-Mon., 6 and 9:25 p.m. $10. www.thenewbev.com. 2001:...

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Variety, 2018-08-03 01:30:12
Dramas of revenge always make it look so easy. The hero, at the outset, may be a civilized, too-polite-for-his-own-good sort (even Charles Bronson in “Death Wish” started off that way — though who could really buy him as a mild-mannered urbane architect?). Yet once he’s transitioned into becoming a killer ...

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