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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[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.
Benjamin Trane: [looking to buy a horse] How much?
Joe Erin: $100... gold!
Benjamin Trane: That's mighty hard.
Joe Erin: So's walkin'!
Ned Merrill: You're the captain of your soul. That's what counts. Know what I mean?
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