Legendary actor, Burt Lancaster, was born Burton Stephen Lancaster on Nov 2, 1913 in New York City, NY. Lancaster died at the age of 81 on Oct 20, 1994 in Century City, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Burt Lancaster was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actor for Elmer Gantry (as Elmer Gantry) in 1960.
|1953||Best Actor||From Here to Eternity (1953)||Sgt. Milton Warden||Nominated|
|1960||Best Actor||Elmer Gantry (1960)||Elmer Gantry||Won|
|1962||Best Actor||Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)||Robert Stroud||Nominated|
|1981||Best Actor||Atlantic City (1980)||Lou||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Mike Davis: Why don't you sell your rug someplace else?
Labiche: Where are the Allies?
Resistance leader: It has been arranged for a French division to reach Paris first. A gesture.
Labiche: Gesture! They can make gestures! Let them make one for Pesquet, or Jacques! That kid of Lefèvre's... he'd appreciate a gesture.
J.J. Hunsecker: How do you spell Picasso, the French painter?
[Taps out three letters on his manual typewriter upon hearing Sidney's response]
J.J. Hunsecker: It's an item - I hear he goes out with three-eyed girls.
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