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, )

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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:

[Calvera has just captured the Seven]
Calvera: What I don't understand is why a man like you took the job in the first place, hmm? Why, huh?
Chris: I wonder myself.
Calvera: No, come on, come on, tell me why.
Vin: It's like a fellow I once knew in El Paso. One day, he just took all his clothes off and jumped in a mess of cactus. I asked him that same question, "Why?"
Calvera: And?
Vin: He said, "It seemed to be a good idea at the time."


Julie Fitch: The truth of it is Mr Howard, and this may hurt - you are a nice fellow.
Lt. Fergie Howard: I deny that.


Angie Rossini: Do you want to get married?
Rocky Papasano: I said I would didn't I?
Angie Rossini: That's not what I asked.
Rocky Papasano: Who wants to get married?


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Fine artist who works primarily with film and photography.

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

Won the Turner Prize in 1999 for his film installation work and exhibition at the Institute of Comtemporary Arts [ICA], London, England.

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