Steve McQueen Overview:

Legendary actor, Steve McQueen, was born Terence Steven McQueen on Mar 24, 1930 in Beech Grove, IN. McQueen died at the age of 50 on Nov 7, 1980 in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although McQueen was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1966Best ActorThe Sand Pebbles (1966)Jake HolmanNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Steve McQueen's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #133 on Mar 21, 1967. In addition, McQueen was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .

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Book Review-- : In His Own Words

By KC on Dec 2, 2020 From Classic Movies

I live for myself and answer to nobody. - : In His Own WordsMarshall TerrillDalton Watson Fine Books, 2020 is known for having been a man of few words on the screen. That was partly because he had difficulty reading and memorizing his lines, but he also found l... Read full article


TCM Summer Under the Stars: Day Fourteen —

By shadowsandsatin on Aug 13, 2020 From Shadows and Satin

The King of Cool. I had a conversation the other day with an old movie pal, and he happened to mention that he didn?t understand the appeal of . ?He was cool,? I told him, trying but failing to keep the tone of incredulity out of my voice. ?He was just cool.? IN THE BEGINNING: Terrence ... Read full article


Widows (2018, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 19, 2018 From The Stop Button

Widows is very real. You know it?s very real and not Hollywood because it takes place in Chicago and it?s real Chicago and not Hollywood Chicago. Though Robert Duvall, who gives a fine performance, does make it feel a little like Hollywood Chicago. But it?s also real because Liam Neeson has nose hai... Read full article


Makes Use of the Honeymoon Machine

By Rick29 on Mar 7, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as Fergie. Before he played a sailor in The Sand Pebbles and gambled for high stakes in The Cincinnati Kid, starred as a Naval officer gambling for big bucks in The Honeymoon Machine (1961). But whereas the later films were "A" list dramas, The Honeymoon Machine is a mod... Read full article


Makes Use of the Honeymoon Machine

By Rick29 on Mar 7, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as Fergie. Before he played a sailor in The Sand Pebbles and gambled for high stakes in The Cincinnati Kid, starred as a Naval officer gambling for big bucks in The Honeymoon Machine (1961). But whereas the later films were "A" list dramas, The Honeymoon Machine is a mod... Read full article


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Steve McQueen Quotes:

Jake Holman: I was home. What happened? What the hell happened?


Henry Thomas: [yelling a couple feet away from Miss Kates bedroom door] I'M NOT GOING TO QUITE MY MUSIC! YOU HEAR THAT OLD LADY?... I'm not going to quite MUSIC!


Rocky Papasano: You look so... what am I gonna tell ya? you look like a women
Angie Rossini: [bursts out laughing] how can you manage to make a compliment sound like a slap in the face?
Rocky Papasano: What did I say? you look like a women. My apologies, excuse me, you look like a man.


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Fine artist who works primarily with film and photography.

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2002 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to the Arts.

Was made the Official War Artist for Iraq in association with the Imperial War Museum in 2003.

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