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Jack Palance Overview:

Legendary actor, Jack Palance, was born Volodymyr Palanyuk on Feb 18, 1919 in Lattimer Mines, PA. Palance died at the age of 87 on Nov 10, 2006 in Montecito, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Jack Palance was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for City Slickers (as Curly) in 1991.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1952Best Supporting ActorSudden Fear (1952)Lester BlaineNominated
1953Best Supporting ActorShane (1953)WilsonNominated
1991Best Supporting ActorCity Slickers (1991)CurlyWon
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, Palance was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .

BlogHub Articles:

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Jack Palance Quotes:

Simon The Magician: A true miracle is nothing but a good trick.


Jesus Raza: Where did the bullet bite you?
Bill Dolworth: In the ass. You?
Jesus Raza: [looking at the bullet wound in his thigh] Oh, another two inches, mamacita!


Toriano: In my thoughts there have been visions. The Great One put us here on earth first. He is displeased with those who have come second. To please Him, we must rid the earth of the second-comers. The ghosts of our Fathers demand it and they have shown us a way. To please the Great One, we must dance before we kill. We must dance so the ghost of our Fathers know that we obey their wishes. We must dance the Ghost Dance! And I will show you how it is done as it was given to me in my vision.


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Jack Palance Facts
Director Elia Kazan promised to cast him as Marlon Brando's brother in Viva Zapata! (1952), but then changed his mind and cast Anthony Quinn instead. Quinn won a Best Supporting Oscar for the film and Palance never spoke to Kazan again.

Shortly before his death in 2006, he put his farm house near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and its contents up for sale. Thousands of items were auction off and more than $700,000 was raised.

Spoke six languages: Ukrainian, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French and English.

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