Charles Bronson was an American actor. He was often cast in the role of a police officer, gunfighter, or vigilante in revenge-oriented plot lines, had long-term collaborations with film directors Michael Winner and J. Lee Thompson, and appeared in fifteen films with his second wife Jill Ireland. At the height of his fame in the early 1970s, he was the world's No. 1 box office attraction, commanding $1 million per film.
|Born:||Charles Dennis Buchinsky, November 3, 1921, Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Died:||August 30, 2003, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|IMDb:||Charles Bronson's IMDb|
About Charles Bronson
He doled out vigilante justice in several Death Wish movies, and starred in Once Upon a Time in the West and The Mechanic. His role as Danny King in the 1963 film The Great Escape brought him long-lasting fame.
He worked in a Pennsylvania coal mine as a teen before joining the U.S. Air Force during WWII.
In 1951, he landed his first big screen roles in the films The Mob, The People Against O'Hara and You're in the Navy Now.
He starred in over 14 movies with his second wife, actress Jill Ireland, whom he married in 1968. They remained married until her death in 1990.
He starred with Lee Marvin in The Dirty Dozen.
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