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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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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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Variety, 2018-03-02 00:00:08
In “Death Wish,” Eli Roth’s blunt-witted, pop-reactionary, crudely watchable and reprehensible remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson thriller, Bruce Willis, as a Chicago surgeon-turned-vigilante, walks up to a drug dealer who he’s learned was guilty of wounding and terrorizing a young boy. The dealer, known as the Ice Cream Man, ...


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