Burt Lancaster

Film Producer / Screenwriter / Film Director / Actor | * 11/02/1913 († 80, 10/20/1994) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Burton Stephen Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American actor and film producer. Initially known for playing Tough Guys with a tender heart, he went on to achieve success with more complex and challenging roles over a 45-year career in films and television series. He was a four-time nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actor (winning once), and he also won two BAFTA Awards and one Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor. The American Film Institute ranks Lancaster as #19 of the greatest male stars of classic Hollywood cinema. 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 in the film noir The Killers in 1946 alongside Ava Gardner. A critical success, it launched both of their careers. Not long after in 1948, Lancaster starred alongside Barbara Stanwyck in the commercially and critically acclaimed film Sorry, Wrong Number where he portrayed the husband... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Burt Lancaster

Academy Award for Best Actor Theatre World Award Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Golden Globe Awards Volpi Cup for Best Actor Silver Bear for Best Actor Good Conduct Medal (United States) American Campaign Medal European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal World War II Victory Medal BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Golden Boot Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 4x Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Burt Lancaster as Actor(112)

as Self (archive footage)2023 Movie Tough Guys
as Self (archive footage)2023 Rock Hudson: All That Heaven Allowed
as Self (archive footage)2023 Paul Newman: The Restless
as Self - Actor (archive footage)2017 The Untameable Kirk Douglas
as Self (archive footage)2016 Luchino Visconti: Between Truth and Passion
as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Self (archive footage)2008 Luchino Visconti: Life as in a Novel
as Himself (archive footage)2005 Filmmakers vs. Tycoons
as himself1999 Luchino Visconti
as Self (archive footage)1996 Burt Lancaster: Daring to Reach
as José (archive footage)1993 La Classe américaine
as Self (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 Fathers and Sons
as PT Barnum1986 Barnum
as Delbert Teschmacher1985 Little Treasure
as Harold Fallen1985 Scandal Sheet
as Felix Happer1983 Local Hero
as Maxwell Danforth1983 The Osterman Weekend
as himself1982 Race to Oblivion
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 Himself (archive footage)1979 A Walking Tour of Sesame Street
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 Alfredo Berlinghieri the Elder1976 1900
as Moses1974 Moses the Lawgiver
as Jim Slade1974 The Midnight Man
as Professor1974 Conversation Piece
as Narrator1974 Ali - The Fighter
as Farrington1973 Executive Action
as Cross1973 Scorpio
as McIntosh1972 Ulzana's Raid
as Valdez1971 Valdez Is Coming
as Bannock Marshal Jared Maddox1971 Lawman
as Self - Presenter1971 Fight of the Century
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 himself1966 Games in Depth
as Dolworth1966 The Professionals
as Self (archive footage)1965 Hollywood My Home Town
as Col. Thaddeus P. Gearhart1965 The Hallelujah Trail
as Gen. James Mattoon Scott1964 Seven Days in May
as Paul Labiche1964 The Train
as Prince Don Fabrizio Salina1963 The Leopard
as 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 Thompson1949 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(12)

as Gérard Carrière1990 The Phantom of the Opera
as Cardinal Federigo1989 I promessi sposi
as Lieutenant Colonel Arthur E. 'Bull' Simons1986 On Wings of Eagles
as Teobaldo Visconti1982 Marco Polo
as Self - Host1978 Unknown War
as himself1975 Système 2
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Self (archive footage)1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with Burt Lancaster as Crew(12)

Crew/Thanks1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman
Directing/Director1974 The Midnight Man
Production/Producer1974 The Midnight Man
Writing/Screenplay1974 The Midnight Man
Production/Producer1968 The Scalphunters
Production/Producer1960 The Unforgiven
Production/Producer1958 Separate Tables
Production/Executive Producer1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Directing/Director1955 The Kentuckian
Production/Producer1955 Marty
Production/Producer1954 Apache
Production/Producer1952 The Crimson Pirate

Born: Sunday, 11/02 1913 (November) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 10/20 1994 (October) in Los Angeles (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
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:
Kirk Douglas (21x, Actor)
Harold Hecht (15x, Crew)
Edith Head (14x, Crew)
Robert J. Schiffer (14x, Crew)
Roland Kibbee (12x, Crew)
Lynn Stalmaster (10x, Crew)
Charlton Heston (9x, Actor)
Nick Cravat (9x, Actor)
Sam Comer (9x, Crew)
Hal B. Wallis (9x, Crew)
James Hill (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8073, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 04/12/2024