Sunday, March 24, 2013

Happy Birthday To Steve McQueen, A Former U.S. Marine, A Fine Actor And One Very Cool Guy

Happy birthday to Steve McQueen.

A former U.S. Marine, a fine actor and one very cool guy, Steve McQueen appeared in several of my favorite films, including Bullitt, The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Sand Pebbles and Tom Horn.

Comcast Cable is offering The Magnificent Seven on Demand and I plan to watch this great film again later today in honor of Steve McQueen's birthday.

The web site offers more on McQueen:

Steve McQueen was born on March 24, 1930, in Beech Grove, Indiana. His career break-through came in 1958, with the TV western Wanted: Dead or Alive. In the 1960s, he starred in several successful films, including The Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape. In 1971, he formed First Artists Productions. During the 1970s, McQueen appeared in the films Bullitt and The Getaway. He died on November 7, 1980, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.

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