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Steve Cochran Overview:

Actor, Steve Cochran, was born Robert Alexander Cochran on May 25, 1917 in Eureka, CA. Cochran died at the age of 48 on Jun 15, 1965 in Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Guatemala .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Gone Too Soon:

By shadowsandsatin on Mar 10, 2012 From Shadows and Satin

The following post is my entry in the Gone Too Soon Blogathon presented by Comet Over Hollywood. Take some time to read these?great entries! You only owe it to yourself. With his swarthy good looks and tough-guy demeanor, was a natural for the hoods and cutthroats he so often portrayed... Read full article


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Steve Cochran Quotes:

Madeline Welton: For three days I'm locked up in a hotel while you're away on a *business trip*. Mustn't talk to anyone; can't go out. Just wait, wait. What am I supposed to do, make faces in the looking glass?
George Legenza: Why don't you do what Mary does? Listen to the radio.


Madeline Welton: Maybe I'll hear you cracked the skull of an old bank guard, killed a truck driver or ran over a child in a getaway. I'm scared! Even liquor won't drive away the nightmares. I can't sleep. When you're away, I'm fenced in and when you come back, it's the same terror. Oh, please, George, please - I want out!
[George slaps Madeline]
George Legenza: Okay, now you got it out of your system. You feel better. Just make like you got caught in a revolving door. Well, come on. We're supposed to be having fun. Enjoy yourself.


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Ex-brother-in-law of Ida Mae McKenzie and Ella McKenzie.

On June 15, 1965, at the age of 48, Cochran died on his yacht off the coast of Guatemala of an acute lung infection. His body, along with three alive but upset female assistants, remained on board for ten days until the boat drifted to shore and was found by authorities. His death was apparently a mystery, surrounded by various rumors about foul play and poisoning. Merle Oberon tried to use her influence to push for further police investigations.

Married three times and had one daughter, Xandra, by his first wife, artist Florence Lockwood. His relationship with his daughter was strained and eventually they lost touch. His third wife, whom he married at age 44 in 1961 in Las Vegas, was only 19. They later divorced.

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