Knowledge Identifier: +Charles_Bronson
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1921.
Countries: United States (66%), (7%), United Kingdom (6%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, House Un-American Activities Committee, CBS, Jews
In 1943, Bronson enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces and served as an aerial gunner in the 760th Flexible Gunnery Training Squadron, and in 1945 as a Boeing B-29 Superfortress crewman with the 39th Bombardment Group based on Guam
She wrote in her memoir that she "was an 18-year-old virgin when she met the 26-year-old Charlie Buchinsky at a Philadelphia acting school in 1947
In 1958, he was cast in his first lead role in Roger Corman's "Machine-Gun Kelly"
Ludwig Stossel - From 1958 to 1960, Stössel played Charles Bronson's father in ABC's television series "Man with a Camera"
Morey Amsterdam - In 1958 Morey appeared in the low-budget film "Machine-Gun Kelly" with Charles Bronson and did a notable dramatic turn in the 1960 noir classic "Murder, Inc." as Catskill nightclub owner Walter Sage, the first victim of the newly minted Murder, Incorporated
Phyllis Avery - She appeared on the Charles Bronson ABC series, "Man with a Camera" as Miss Hollis in the 1958 episode "Turntable"
Never So Few - "'Never So Few"' is a 1959 CinemaScope war film, directed by John Sturges and starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, and Philip Ahn, and featuring uncredited roles by renowned Asian actors Mako, George Takei and James Hong
Roscoe Ates - In 1960, he was cast as Fenton in the episode "Hot Ice Cream" of Charles Bronson's ABC series "Man with a Camera", as Lou Nugget in "The Fabulous Fiddle" of Scott Brady's syndicated "Shotgun Slade", and as Deputy Boak in "The Missing Queen" of Andrew Duggan's ABC crime drama "Bourbon Street Beat", set in New Orleans
In 1963, Bronson co-starred in the NBC Western series "Empire"
The director, Sergio Leone, once called him "the greatest actor I ever worked with", and had wanted to cast Bronson for the lead in 1964's "A Fistful of Dollars"
Joseph Valachi - After the U.S. Department of Justice first encouraged and blocked publication of Valachi's memoirs, a biography heavily influenced by those memoirs and by interviews with Valachi was written by journalist Peter Maas and published in 1968 as "The Valachi Papers", forming the basis for a later movie of the same title starring Charles Bronson in the title role
Sean Connery - Connery shared a Henrietta Award with Charles Bronson for "World Film Favorite Male" in 1972.
Don Morrow - In 1973, he came back on one trip, to do, among other things, an uncredited cameo role in Charles Bronson's first "Death Wish"
Jason Bernard - Bernard's first role in a feature film was a cameo in the Charles Bronson film "Death Wish", and his first major role was in the 1974 movie "Thomasine & Bushrod"
Scott Newman (actor) - He played small parts in various TV series during 1975, such as "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "Harry O" and "S.W.A.T."; and in the Charles Bronson film, "Breakheart Pass"
Sheree North - She had supporting roles in two Charles Bronson movies, "Breakout" in 1975 and "Telefon" in 1977
Conan the Barbarian (1982 film) - Summer said they considered Charles Bronson, Sylvester_Stallone, and William Smith all of whom had played tough figures, but in 1976, the two producers watched a rough cut of the bodybuilding film "Pumping Iron", and agreed Arnold Schwarzenegger was perfect for the role of Conan
During the late 1980s through the mid-1990s Bronson regularly spent winter holidays vacationing with his family in Snowmass, Colorado
Dan Shomron - Shomron said in a 2006 interview with the Israeli newspaper Maariv, I particularly like the movie in which Charles Bronson portrayed me
Sylvester Stallone - In 2009, Stallone expressed interest in starring in a remake of Charles Bronson's 1974 movie "Death Wish"
Jason Statham - In 2011, Statham starred in the remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson film, "The Mechanic", and returned to British film in the police drama "Blitz"
Rider on the Rain - Wild East released this on a limited edition R0 NTSC DVD alongside Farewell Friend, starring Charles Bronson, in 2011
Elisabeth Shue - In 2017 she will be appearing in "Battle of the Sexes" opposite Steve Carell and Emma_Stone; and Eli Roth's remake of "Death Wish" opposite Bruce Willis, playing his wife, played by Hope Lange in the original starring Charles Bronson, where the character was brutally raped and murdered