Entdecke alle Serien und Filme von Burt Lancaster. Von den Anfängen seiner 47 Karriere-Jahre bis zu geplanten Projekten. Burton Stephen also known as "Burt" Lancaster" (November 2, – October 20, ) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes. Burton „Burt“ Stephen Lancaster war ein US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler und Filmproduzent. Lancaster wurde zunächst durch Western und Abenteuerfilme wie Der rote Korsar und Vera Cruz berühmt.
Burt LancasterAuszeichnungen / Filmografie. Burt Lancaster (Burton Stephen Lancaster) wurde am 2. November in New York als Sohn eines Postbeamten geboren;. Burt Lancaster hat Filme gedreht, wie andere Leute Kleider kaufen: zwei bis vier pro Jahr, und das von bis in die Neunzigerjahre hinein. Er, der aus New. Burton „Burt“ Stephen Lancaster war ein US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler und Filmproduzent. Lancaster wurde zunächst durch Western und Abenteuerfilme wie Der rote Korsar und Vera Cruz berühmt.
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Burt Lancaster and Virginia Mayo in "The Hawk and t - Vintage photograph BURT LANCASTER AND DEBORAH KERR IN "FROM HERE TO ETERNITY" - 8X10 PHOTO BB In July , United Artists made a settlement with Lancaster to end is association with his production company, Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, which had financially floundered in the late s due to a few flops and exorbitant spending, and wound up operations in In , part of the proposed settlement with UA had been for Lancaster to star in Khartoum but that role eventually was played by Charlton Heston.
Was named the 19 greatest actor on the 50 Greatest Screen Legends by the American Film Institute. During World War II, he served as a member of the Special Services branch, entertaining troops.
He was stationed in Italy for much of the war. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at Hollywood Blvd. Suffered his first heart attack during the making of Cattle Annie and Little Britches in He and Kirk Douglas acted together in 7 movies: Victory at Entebbe , Tough Guys , Seven Days in May , The List of Adrian Messenger , I Walk Alone , Gunfight at the O.
Corral and The Devil's Disciple Lancaster lost out on two roles he lobbied for to Marlon Brando roles that helped make Brando a legend : that of Stanley Kowalski in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and that of Don Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather' He was not close friends with Kirk Douglas as was often perceived.
The closeness of their friendship was largely fabricated by the publicity-wise Douglas, while, in reality, they were very competitive with each other and sometimes privately expressed a mutual personal disdain despite a mutual respect for their acting talents.
One of the very few humanitarian causes he publicly associated himself with was AIDS research. In he read out a letter from Rock Hudson announcing he was dying of AIDS, although there was later some controversy as to whether the letter had been written by Rock or his secretary in a Paley Center for Media documentary about gay visibility on TV, writer Bruce Vilanch said that he had written the letter at Hudson's request.
This was at a Hollywood dinner to raise awareness, which only a very few stars such as Elizabeth Taylor and Burt Reynolds dared attend.
In there was a poster of Lancaster holding a rose and a caption urging people to be careful. Was considered for the role of Jason Colby in The Colbys Luchino Visconti wanted to cast Laurence Olivier in the title role of the Italian prince in "The Leopard" , but his producer overruled him.
The producer insisted on a box office star to justify the lavish production's high budget and essentially forced Visconti to accept Burt Lancaster.
A decade later, the two Oscar-winning actors competed again for the role of another Italian prince, Mafia chieftain Don Corleone, in "The Godfather" , ultimately losing out to Marlon Brando.
Shared a birthday with Luchino Visconti , who directed him in The Leopard and Conversation Piece Died the very same year as his long-time friend, circus acrobat partner and frequent co-star Nick Cravat.
His performance as J. Hunsecker in Sweet Smell of Success is ranked 76 on Premiere Magazine's Greatest Performances of All Time Frequently compared with the English actor Sir Dirk Bogarde.
Both achieved stardom in purely commercial films, then deliberately broke away from their images to star in artistic films and in so doing lost their box office popularity.
Both actors were directed twice to great effect by Luchino Visconti - Lancaster in The Leopard and Conversation Piece , Bogarde in The Damned and Death in Venice Hunsecker in Sweet Smell of Success is ranked 61 on Premiere Magazine's Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
Lancaster stood 6' 1" at his peak, as can be seen in Vera Cruz where he is clearly two inches shorter than his 6' 3" co-star Gary Cooper.
Was the original choice to play Sam Flusky in Under Capricorn , but the part went to Joseph Cotten instead because Lancaster was deemed too expensive.
Gave two of his revolvers to Ringo Starr when The Beatles stayed in Hollywood in August When Republican candidate George Bush referred to the American Civil Liberties Union as "un-American" during the presidential election, Lancaster responded by appearing in a television advertisement in which he said, "My name is Burt Lancaster and I've a confession to make.
I am a card-carrying member of the ACLU. A lifelong Democrat and liberal activist, Lancaster appeared prominently on President Richard Nixon 's "List of Enemies" due to his support for Senator George McGovern in the presidential election.
He was nearly blacklisted in the late s due to his liberal political beliefs, and the FBI kept a file detailing his activities. Campaigned for Michael Dukakis in the presidential election.
Go Tell the Spartans , though little seen at the time of its release, is widely considered the greatest anti-war movie about Vietnam.
Shortly before his massive stroke in November Lancaster had discussed starring in a sequel to The Leopard Some of his friends had told him he would be making a big mistake.
A self-described atheist, Lancaster agreed to play a corrupt evangelist in Elmer Gantry because he wanted to make an anti- Billy Graham statement. Im selben Jahr gab ihm der italienische Star-Regisseur Luchino Visconti die Hauptrolle in dem aufwändigen Historienepos Der Leopard , in dem Lancaster als ein sizilianischer Fürst des Jahrhunderts eine seiner profiliertesten Charakterrollen spielte.
Der Polit-Thriller Sieben Tage im Mai Regie: erneut John Frankenheimer zeigte den Darsteller an der Seite von Kirk Douglas als rechtsgerichteten General, der in den USA einen Militärputsch plant.
Der Privatmann Lancaster war dagegen für seine linksliberale politische Haltung bekannt. Lancaster war in dem Western Die gefürchteten Vier als Glücksritter und Sprengstoffspezialist zu sehen und trat in dem ungewöhnlichen Film Der Schwimmer nach dem Roman von John Cheever auf, der allegorisch von den Lebenslügen der amerikanischen Mittelschicht erzählt.
Lancaster absolvierte den gesamten Film nur mit einer Badehose bekleidet und trat in einer kurzen Szene sogar ganz ohne Kleidung auf, wobei nur sein Schambereich verdeckt war.
Keiner der Filme, die der Schauspieler in den späten er Jahren drehte, fand bei der zeitgenössischen Kritik oder an den Kinokassen eine positive Resonanz.
Scott ging. Wie die meisten Hollywood-Stars seiner Generation konnte Lancaster in den er Jahren kaum noch an frühere Erfolge anknüpfen und musste jüngeren Schauspielern des New-Hollywood -Kinos Platz machen.
Anfang des Jahrzehnts spielte er mehrfach gereifte Westernhelden, wie den Kavalleriescout McIntosh in Robert Aldrichs hartem, illusionslosem Indianerwestern Keine Gnade für Ulzana Der damals jährige Lancaster, der sich körperlich stets in Form hielt, absolvierte für den Film mehrere Stuntszenen und Verfolgungsjagden.
Robert Altman besetzte ihn im selben Jahr als Wildwest- Impresario in Buffalo Bill und die Indianer. In der H. Wells -Verfilmung Die Insel des Dr.
In der zweiten Hälfte der er Jahre spielte Lancaster in mehreren Thrillern Treffpunkt Todesbrücke , , Das Ultimatum , und Kriegsfilmen Die letzte Schlacht , ältere Armeeoffiziere, konnte aber mit keinem dieser Filme an frühere Erfolge anknüpfen.
Actor and SAG president Ed Asner said he showed everybody in Hollywood "how to be a liberal with balls".
In , Lancaster reportedly signed a statement release by the National Council of the Arts, Sciences and Professions NCASP asking Congress to abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee HUAC.
He was one of 26 movie stars who flew to Washington in October to protest against the HUAC hearings.
Lancaster was listed in anti-communist literature as a fellow traveler. He and his second wife, Norma, hosted a fundraiser for Martin Luther King Jr.
In , Lancaster was elected to serve as chairman of the Roger Baldwin Foundation , a newly formed fund-raising arm of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
His co-chairs were Frank Sinatra and Irving L. In October , he hosted a party at his home to raise money for the ACLU to use for the defense of the more than four hundred people at the Democratic National Convention.
While serving as a member of the five-person ACLU Foundation executive committee, he cast the key vote to retain Ramona Ripston as executive director of the Southern California affiliate, a position she would build into a powerful advocacy force in Los Angeles politics.
Ripston later recalled: "There was a feeling that a woman couldn't run the ACLU foundation, nor have access to the books. The vote finally came down to two 'yes' and two 'no.
He had a scotch or two and finally he said, 'I think she should be executive director. When President George H. But no one can disagree with the guiding principle—with liberty and justice for all.
Lancaster guarded his personal life and attempted to keep it private despite his stardom. He was married three times and had five children.
He also attended gay orgies and had gay affairs, according to his family. His first marriage was to June Ernst, a trapeze acrobat.
Ernst was the daughter of a renowned female aerialist and an accomplished acrobat herself. After they were married, he performed with her and her family until their separation in the late s.
It is not clear when they divorced. Contemporary reports listed , but subsequent biographers have suggested dates as late as , thus delaying his marriage to his second wife.
He met second wife Norma Anderson — when the stenographer substituted for an ill actress in a USO production for the troops in Italy.
Reportedly, on seeing Lancaster in the crowd on her way to town from the airport, she turned to an officer and asked, "Who is that good-looking officer and is he married?
The couple held a fundraiser for Martin Luther King Jr. However, it was a troubled marriage. The pair separated in , and finally divorced in In , Lancaster began a long-term relationship with hairdresser Jackie Bone, who worked on The Professionals.
She was abusive, with Bone once smashing a wine bottle over Lancaster's head at a dinner with Sydney Pollack and Peter Falk.
Reportedly, they eventually split up after her religious conversion, which Lancaster believed he could not share with her. Friends said he claimed he was romantically involved with Deborah Kerr during the filming of From Here to Eternity in He reportedly had an affair with Joan Blondell.
In her autobiography, Shelley Winters claimed to have had a 2-year affair with him, during which time he was considering separation from his wife.
In his Hollywood memoirs, friend Farley Granger recalled an incident when he and Lancaster had to come to Winters' rescue one evening when she had inadvertently overdosed on alcohol and sleeping pills.
They appeared in 2 films together: The Young Savages , where she played his character's former lover, and The Scalphunters.
According to biographer Kate Buford in Burt Lancaster: An American Life , Lancaster was devotedly loyal to his friends and family.
Old friends from his childhood remained his friends for life. According to actor Earl Holliman , in , when he was 28, while appearing in The Rainmaker , he had a romantic encounter with his co-star Burt Lancaster, who at the time was 43; he confirmed that one afternoon, behind the scenes, he was visited by Lancaster in his dressing room and was told by him that he "had a cute little ass" and from that point forward they spent the next couple of years making love to one another.
Despite his Protestant background and upbringing, [ citation needed ] Lancaster identified as an atheist later in life. As Lancaster reached his sixties he began to be affected by Cardiovascular disease.
In January he suffered complications from a routine gall bladder operation; and in , following two minor heart attacks, he underwent an emergency quadruple coronary bypass.
He continued to act, however, and to engage in public activism. In , he attended a Congressional hearing in Washington, D.
On November 30, , when he was 77, a stroke left him partially paralyzed and largely unable to speak, effectively ending his acting career.
Burt Lancaster died at his apartment in Century City , California, after suffering a third heart attack at am on October 20, , at the age of A small, square ground plaque amidst several others inscribed "BURT LANCASTER —", marks the location.
As he had previously requested, upon his death no memorial or funeral service was held for him. The centennial of Lancaster's birth was honored at New York City's Film Society of Lincoln Center in May with the screening of 12 of the actor's best-known films, from The Killers to Atlantic City.
Lancaster has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame , at Hollywood Boulevard. Spanish music group Hombres G released an album named La cagaste, Burt Lancaster You messed up, Burt Lancaster in Thomas Hart Benton painted a scene from The Kentuckian as part of the film's marketing.
Lancaster posed for the painting, also known as The Kentuckian. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American actor Century City , California, U.
June Ernst. Norma Anderson. Susan Martin. Lancaster and Nick Cravat , performing with the Federal Theatre Project Circus — Delbert Mann Self.
Virginia Mayo Self. Terry Moore Self. Sydney Pollack Self. With crystal blue eyes and a well-built bod, this Oscar winning celebrity at one time was a much sought after heartthrob by women.
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Obviously, one has to take any amount of gay related gossip with a grain of salt, particularly after an actor has died Burt passed away inBurton Stephen " Burt " Lancaster (November 2, – October 20, ) was an American film actor. Initially known for playing "tough guys", Lancaster went on to achieve success with more complex and challenging roles. He was nominated four times for Academy Awards and won once for his work in Elmer Gantry in Burt Lancaster was a popular American actor and producer who was born on 2 November (birthday/date of birth/born) and is 80 years Years of Age as in 20 October (how old is). He is 6 feet 2 inches in height (how tall is). His Wife/Spouse name is Norma Anderson, June Ernst, Susan Martin (Wife/Spouse). He has 5 children/Kids /baby. Back in his prime, Burt Lancaster was a real looker! The Hollywood actor best known for his work in From Here to Eternity as well as a host of Westerns is one of those stars who is considered legendary. With crystal blue eyes and a well-built bod, this Oscar winning celebrity at one time was a much sought after heartthrob by women. Ultra-liberal Lancaster, who marched on Washington with Martin Luther King, was an outspoken proponent of equality and freedom for everyone. During the s, at the height of his action movie fame, the ripped Burt who had been an acrobat, often visited pal's Rock Hudson's home — sometimes when there were wild all-male pool parties. Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and worked there until he was injured. Sean Astin. Colm Meaney. Nachdem die Beatles bei ihrem ersten Los-Angeles-Aufenthalt Burt Lancaster besucht hatten, schickte er Ringo Starrder sich bei Lancaster als Cowboy verkleidet Soundtrack Schweinskopf Al Dente, zwei echte Pistolen mit Pistolenholster. His last Oscar Spielfilm Zdf was for Malle's film Atlantic City. Il Giorno prima aka Control. External Websites. CNN Entertainment. Burton „Burt“ Stephen Lancaster war ein US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler und Filmproduzent. Lancaster wurde zunächst durch Western und Abenteuerfilme wie Der rote Korsar und Vera Cruz berühmt. Burton „Burt“ Stephen Lancaster (* 2. November in New York; † Oktober in Century City, Los Angeles) war ein US-amerikanischer. Burt Lancaster hat Filme gedreht, wie andere Leute Kleider kaufen: zwei bis vier pro Jahr, und das von bis in die Neunzigerjahre hinein. Er, der aus New. Burt Lancaster. Schauspieler • Producer • Regisseur • Drehbuchautor. Das breite Lachen mit dem herrlichen Gebiss, die athletische Eleganz seiner Bewegungen.