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Burt Lancaster

Film Producer / Screenwriter / Film Director / Actor | * 11/02/1913 († 80, 10/20/1994) | New York City, New York, USA
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Burton Stephen Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American actor and producer. Initially known for playing "tough guys" with a tender streak, he went on to achieve success with more complex and challenging roles over a 45-year career in film and, later, television. He was a four-time nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actor (winning once), and also winning two BAFTA Awards and one Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor. Lancaster performed as a circus acrobat in the 1930s. After serving in World War II, the 32-year-old Lancaster landed a role in a Broadway play and drew the attention of a Hollywood agent. His breakthrough role was the film noir The Killers in 1946 alongside Ava Gardner. A critical success, it launched both of their careers. In 1953, Lancaster played the illicit lover of Deborah Kerr in the military drama From Here to Eternity. A box office smash, it won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and landed a Best Actor nomination for Lancaster. In 1956, he starred in The Rainmaker, with Kat... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Burt Lancaster

Academy Award for Best Actor Theatre World Award Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Academy Awards British Academy of Film and Television Arts Golden Globe Award Volpi Cup for Best Actor Silver Bear for Best Actor Good Conduct Medal American Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal World War Ii Victory Medal 4x Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Burt Lancaster as Actor(97)

as Himself (archive footage)2017 The Untameable Kirk Douglas
as Himself (archive footage)2005 Filmmakers vs. Tycoons
as Himself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as John W. Davis1991 Separate But Equal
as The Jeweller1989 The Jeweller's Shop
as Doc "Moonlight" Graham1989 Field of Dreams
as Levi Rockwell1988 Rocket Gibraltar
as Dr. Herbert Monroe1987 Control
as Harry Doyle1986 Tough Guys
as Geheimrat Carl Julius Deutz1986 Väter und Söhne
as PT Barnum1986 Barnum
as Delbert Teschmacher1985 Little Treasure
as Harold Fallen1985 Scandal Sheet
as Felix Harper1983 Local Hero
as Maxwell Danforth1983 The Osterman Weekend
as (in "The Killers") (archive footage)1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
as Generale Clark1981 The Skin
as Lou1980 Atlantic City
as Col. Anthony Durnford1979 Zulu Dawn
as Maj. Asa Barker1978 Go Tell the Spartans
as Gen. Lawrence Dell1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming
as Dr. Paul Moreau1977 The Island of Dr. Moreau
as Shimon Peres1976 Victory at Entebbe
as Col. Stephen Mackenzie1976 The Cassandra Crossing
as Berlinghieri1976 1900
as Moses1974 Moses the Lawgiver
as Jim Slade1974 The Midnight Man
as The Professor1974 Conversation Piece
as Farrington1973 Executive Action
as Cross1973 Scorpio
as McIntosh1972 Ulzana's Raid
as Valdez1971 Valdez Is Coming
as Bannock Marshal Jared Maddox1971 Lawman
as Mel Bakersfeld1970 Airport
as Maj. Abraham Falconer1969 Castle Keep
as Narrator1969 Jenny Is a Good Thing
as Mike Rettig1969 The Gypsy Moths
as Joe Bass1968 The Scalphunters
as Ned Merrill1968 The Swimmer
as Bill Dolworth1966 The Professionals
as Col. Thaddeus Gearhart1965 The Hallelujah Trail
as Gen. James Mattoon Scott1964 Seven Days in May
as Paul Labiche1964 The Train
as Don Fabrizio Salina1963 The Leopard
as Dr. Matthew Clark1963 A Child Is Waiting
as Robert Stroud1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
as Ernst Janning1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
as Hank Bell1961 The Young Savages
as Elmer Gantry1960 Elmer Gantry
as Ben Zachary1960 The Unforgiven
as Anthony Anderson1959 The Devil's Disciple
as Lt. Jim Bledsoe1958 Run Silent, Run Deep
as John Malcolm1958 Separate Tables
as Marshal Wyatt Earp1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
as J.J. Hunsecker1957 Sweet Smell of Success
as Bill Starbuck1956 The Rainmaker
as Mike Ribble1956 Trapeze
as Elias Wakefield1955 The Kentuckian
as Alvaro Mangiacavallo1955 The Rose Tattoo
as Massai1954 Apache
as Capt. David Dion O'Keefe1954 His Majesty O'Keefe
as Joe Erin1954 Vera Cruz
as 1st Sgt. Milton Warden1953 From Here to Eternity
as Sgt. James O'Hearn1953 South Sea Woman
as Doc Delaney1952 Come Back, Little Sheba
as Capt. Vallo (The Crimson Pirate)1952 The Crimson Pirate
as Owen Daybright1951 Vengeance Valley
as Sergeant Mike Kincaid1951 Ten Tall Men
as Jim Thorpe1951 Jim Thorpe – All-American
as Dardo Bartoli1950 The Flame and the Arrow
as Steve Buchanan1950 Mister 880
as Steve Thompson / Narrator1949 Criss Cross
as Michael (Mike) Davis1949 Rope of Sand
as Chris Keller1948 All My Sons
as Henry Stevenson1948 Sorry, Wrong Number
as William Earle 'Bill' Saunders1948 Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
as Tom Hanson1947 Desert Fury
as Joe Collins1947 Brute Force
as himself1947 Variety Girl
as Frankie Madison1947 I Walk Alone
as 'Swede' Andersen1946 The Killers

TV Shows/Series with Burt Lancaster as Actor(7)

as Gérard Carrière1990 The Phantom of the Opera
as Lieutenant Colonel Arthur E. 'Bull' Simons1986 On Wings Of Eagles
as Teobaldo Visconti1982 Marco Polo
as Self - Host1978 The Unknown War
as Himself - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show

Movies with Burt Lancaster as Crew(10)

Directing/Director1974 The Midnight Man
Production/Producer1974 The Midnight Man
Writing/Screenplay1974 The Midnight Man
Production/Producer1972 Ulzana's Raid
Production/Producer1960 The Unforgiven
Production/Executive Producer1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Directing/Director1955 The Kentuckian
Production/Producer1955 Marty
Production/Producer1954 Apache
Production/Producer1952 The Crimson Pirate

Full Name: Burt Lancaster
Born: Sunday, 11/02 1913 (November) in New York City
Died: Thursday, 10/20 1994 (October) in Los Angeles (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: New York University, DeWitt Clinton High School
Spouses (current/former): Norma Anderson
Children: Bill Lancaster, Joanna Lancaster, Susan Lancaster, Sighle Lancaster, Jimmy Lancaster
Other names for Burt Lancaster (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Burton Stephen Lancaster"
"Берт Ланкастер"
Burt Lancaster frequently works together with these people:
Harold Hecht (15x, Crew)
Kirk Douglas (14x, Actor)
Edith Head (14x, Crew)
Lynn Stalmaster (10x, Crew)
Roland Kibbee (9x, Crew)
Miklós Rózsa (8x, Crew)
Nick Cravat (8x, Actor)
Sam Comer (8x, Crew)
Hal B. Wallis (8x, Crew)
Richard Brooks (7x, Crew)
Victor Borge (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8073, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2020