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He then met two sailors from the Merchant Marine and volunteered to serve on a ship bound for the Dominican Republic.
He worked as a roughnecka carnival barker and a lumberjack. In McQueen, first receiving permission from his mother since he was not yet 18 years old, enlisted in the Marinesand was sent to Parris Island for boot camp. He took an unauthorized absence by failing to return after a weekend pass expired, staying with a girlfriend for two weeks until the shore patrol caught him. He resisted arrest and spent 41 days in the brig. He saved the lives of five other Marines during an Arctic exercise, pulling them from a tank before it broke through ice into the sea.
Inwith financial assistance provided by the G. McQueen's character spoke one brief line: " Alts iz farloyrn. McQueen began to earn money by competing in weekend motorcycle races at Long Island City Raceway and purchased the first of many motorcycles, a Harley-Davidson and Triumph.
McQueen was subsequently hired for the films Never Love a StrangerThe Blob his first leading role which depicts a flesh eating amoeba-like space creature, and The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery. McQueen's first breakout role came on television. Elkins, then McQueen's manager, successfully lobbied Vincent M. Fennellyproducer of the western series "Trackdown" TV seriesto have McQueen read for the part of bounty hunter Josh Randallfirst appearing in Season 1, Episode 21 of "Trackdown"'in He appeared as Randall in that episode, cast opposite series lead and old New York motorcycle racing buddy Robert Culp.
He said he taught McQueen the "art of the fast-draw," adding that, on the second day of filming, McQueen beat him. McQueen became a household name as a result of this series. The 94 episodes that ran from until early kept McQueen steadily employed, and he became a fixture at the renowned Iverson Movie Ranch in Chatsworthwhere much of the outdoor action for Wanted: Dead or Alive was shot.
Sinatra saw something special in McQueen and ensured that the young actor got plenty of closeups in a role that earned McQueen favorable reviews.
McQueen's character, Bill Ringa, was never more comfortable than when driving at high speed -in this case in a jeep - or handling a switchblade or a tommy gun. McQueen's focused portrayal of the taciturn second lead catapulted his career.
His added touches in many of the shots, such as shaking a shotgun round before loading it, repeatedly checking his gun while in the background of a shot, and wiping his hat rim, annoyed costar Brynner, who protested that McQueen was trying to steal scenes. Brynner refused to draw his gun in the same scene with McQueen, not wanting his character outdrawn. Insurance concerns prevented McQueen from performing the film's notable motorcycle leap, which was done by his friend and fellow cycle enthusiast Bud Ekinswho resembled McQueen from a distance.
That was Bud Ekins. He later appeared as the titular Nevada Smitha character from Harold Robbins ' novel, The Carpetbaggersportrayed by Alan Ladd two years earlier in a movie version of that novel.
Nevada Smith was an enormously successful Western action adventure film that also featured Karl Malden and Suzanne Pleshette. After starring in 's The Cincinnati Kid as a poker player, McQueen earned his only Academy Award nomination in for his role as an engine-room sailor in The Sand Pebblesin which he stars opposite Candice Bergen and Richard Attenborough with whom he had previously worked in The Great Escape.
He followed his Oscar nomination with 's Bullittone of his best-known films, which co-starred Jacqueline BissetRobert Vaughn and Don Gordon.
It featured an ujankossencontemporary.comecedented and endlessly imitated car chase through San Francisco. When Bullitt became a huge box-office success, Warner Brothers tried to woo him back, but he refused, and his next film was made with an independent studio and released by United Artists.
For this film, McQueen went for a change of image, playing a debonair role as a wealthy executive in The Thomas Crown Affair with Faye Dunaway in The following year, he made the Southern period piece The Reivers. InMcQueen starred in the poorly received auto-racing drama Le Mansfollowed by Junior Bonner ina story of an aging rodeo rider. He followed this with a physically demanding role as a Devil's Island prisoner in 's Papillonfeaturing Dustin Hoffman as his character's tragic sidekick.
By the time of The GetawayMcQueen was the world's highest-paid actor,  but after 's The Towering Infernoco-starring with his long-time professional rival Paul Newman and reuniting him with Dunaway, became a tremendous box-office success, McQueen all but disappeared from the public eye, to focus on motorcycle racing and traveling around the country in a motor home and on his vintage Indian motorcycles.
He did not return to acting until with An Enemy of the Peopleplaying against type as a bearded, bespectacled 19th-century doctor in this adaptation of a Henrik Ibsen play. The film was never properly released theatrically. His last two films were loosely based on true stories: Tom Horna Western adventure about a former Army scout-turned professional gunman who worked for the big cattle ranchers hunting down rustlers, and later hanged for murder in the shooting death of a sheepherder, and The Hunteran urban action movie about a modern-day bounty hunterboth released in McQueen was offered the lead male role in Breakfast at Tiffany'sbut was unable to accept due to his Wanted: Dead or Alive contract the role went to George Peppard.
Frankenheimer was unable to meet with McQueen to offer him the role, so he sent Edward Lewishis business partner and the producer of Grand Prix.
McQueen and Lewis instantly clashed, the meeting was a disaster, and the role went to Garner. Before leaving, McQueen told Spielberg that he could not accept the role because he was unable to cry on cue. The role eventually went to Richard Dreyfuss.
Sorcerer was to be filmed primarily on location in the Dominican Republic, but McQueen did not want to be separated from Ali MacGraw for the duration of the shoot. McQueen then asked Friedkin to let MacGraw act as a producer, so she could be present during principal photography. Friedkin would not agree to this condition, and cast Roy Scheider instead of McQueen.
Friedkin later remarked that not casting McQueen hurt the film's performance at the box office. There were complications with the project which was eventually shelved, although a screenplay does exist. McQueen and Barbra Streisand were tentatively cast in The Gauntletbut the two could not get along, and both withdrew from the project.
The lead roles were filled by Clint Eastwood and Sondra Locke.
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McQueen expressed interest in the Rambo character in First Blood when David Morrell 's novel appeared inbut the producers rejected him because of his age. He was under contract to Irwin Allen after appearing in The Towering Inferno and offered a part in a sequel inwhich he turned down. McQueen died shortly after passing on The Towering Inferno 2. McQueen was an avid motorcycle and race car enthusiast. When he had the opportunity to drive in a movie, he performed many of his own stunts, including some of the car chases in Bullitt and the motorcycle chase in The Great Escape.
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It was difficult to find riders as skilled as McQueen. Around half of the driving in Bullitt was performed by Loren Janes. Frankenheimer was ahead in schedule, and the McQueen-Sturges project was called off.
McQueen considered being a professional race car driver. McQueen wanted to drive a Porsche with Jackie Stewart in that race, [ citation needed ] but the film backers threatened to pull their support if he did. Faced with the choice of driving for 24 hours in the race or driving for the entire summer making the film, McQueen opted for the latter. Only one member of the "B" team finished the six-day event. He was inducted in the Off-road Motorsports Hall of Fame in The same year, he also appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine riding a Husqvarna dirt bike.
McQueen designed a motorsports bucket seatfor which a patent was issued in Afterward, Sullivan said, "That was a 'helluva' ride! McQueen owned a number of classic motorcycles, as well as several exotics and vintage cars, including:. In spite of multiple attempts, McQueen was never able to purchase the Ford Mustang GT he drove in Bullittwhich featured a modified drivetrain that suited McQueen's driving style.
One of the two Mustangs used in the film was badly damaged, judged beyond repair, and believed to have been scrapped until it surfaced in Mexico in while the other one, which McQueen attempted to purchase in is hidden from the public eye.
They were hangared at Santa Paula Airport an hour northwest of Hollywood, where he lived his final days. McQueen and Adams divorced in In - while separated from Adams and prior to meeting MacGraw, McQueen had a relationship with Junior Bonner co-star Barbara Leigh  which included her pregnancy and an abortion.
McQueen was a martial arts student and a friend of fellow actor Bruce Lee. Both were very competitive when it came to success. Lee made no secret that he wanted everything McQueen had and would stop at nothing to get it. After discovering a mutual interest in racing, McQueen and Great Escape co-star James Garner became good friends and lived near each other. McQueen recalled:. I could see that Jim was neat around his place. Flowers trimmed, no papers in the yard So to piss him off, I'd start lobbing empty beer cans down the hill into his driveway.
He'd have his drive all spic 'n' span when he left the house, then get home to find all these empty cans.
Took him a long time to figure out it was me. According to photographer William ClaxtonMcQueen smoked marijuana almost every day; biographer Marc Eliot stated that McQueen used a large amount of cocaine in the early s. He was also a heavy cigarette smoker. McQueen sometimes drank to excess; he was arrested for driving while intoxicated in AnchorageAlaskain Two months after Charles Manson incited the murder of five peopleincluding McQueen's friends Sharon Tate and Jay Sebringthe media reported police had found a hit list with McQueen's name on it.
According to his first wife, McQueen began carrying a handgun at all times in public, including at Sebring's funeral. McQueen had an unusual reputation for demanding free items in bulk from studios when agreeing to do a film, such as electric razorsjeansand other items. It was later discovered McQueen donated these things to the Boys Republic reformatory school,  where he spent time in his teen years. McQueen made occasional visits to the school to spend time with the students, often to play pool and speak about his experiences.
McQueen developed a persistent cough in He gave up cigarettes and underwent antibiotic treatments without improvement. Shortness of breath grew more pronounced, and on December 22,after filming The Huntera biopsy revealed pleural mesotheliomaa cancer associated with asbestos exposure for which there is no known cure.
A few months later, McQueen gave a medical interview in which he blamed his condition on asbestos exposure. By Februaryevidence of widespread metastasis was found.
He tried to keep the condition a secret, but on March 11,the National Enquirer disclosed that he had "terminal cancer". Kelley's only medical license until revoked in had been for orthodontics. McQueen returned to the U.
His friend and co-star Richard Attenborough said that if McQueen had lived for longer he would have been regarded as the greatest film actor since Spencer Tracy.
British band Prefab Sprout used his name for the title of their second album, released in Due to objections from the late actor's estate, the album was issued with the alternative title of "Two Wheels Good" in the United States. He was considered for Glenn Ford 's role in Pocketful of Miracles McFarland, Kevin Costner has named McQueen as his favorite actor, and his main influence as an actor.
He auditioned for Richard Harris ' role in Major Dundee Quigley Down Under was written for McQueen in the s. However, his health declined and he died before the producers were able to raise the necessary capital for production. It was eventually released six years after McQueen's death, with Bryan Brown in the lead.
The role eventually went to Robert Redford. McQueen and Streisand did not get along due to a clash of egos and politics and refused to appear together although, according to Streisand biographer Christopher Andersenthe two did have an affair at one point. Kris Kristofferson and Ali MacGraw were then a considered pair, before Clint Eastwood took over as director and cast himself and Sondra Locke in the lead roles. He had expressed interest in starring in Return of the Sevenbut Yul Brynner vetoed the idea.
Scott 's role in Islands in the Stream because he claimed to be completely retired from acting. Turned down lead roles in The Victors and King Rat because he didn't want to become typecast in war movies.
Turned down Ocean's 11 on the advice of his friend Hedda Hopperwho told him to be his own man rather than Frank Sinatra 's "flunky". On March 21,three days before his 37th birthday, he became the rd star to put his handprints and footprints on the forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theater. Turned down a role in A Bridge Too Far because he only wanted top billing roles, not all-star assembled projects.
Cousin of Janice McQueen Ward. A troubled teenager, he often ran away from home, working on ships, as an oil field laborer and fairground barker. He spent five years in a California reformatory.
Had a younger paternal half sister, Terri McQueen, whom he never met. Dick Powellhead of Four Star Productions, gave the green light to McQueen's western series Wanted: Dead or Alivebut was concerned about his continuing in the lead after the pilot sold because the actor was not big or tall enough to be believable as a rough-hewn bounty hunter, and did not know how to ride a horse.
Powell changed his mind when he saw McQueen's charismatic performance in the early rushes of the show's first episode. He was a rebellious teenager, didn't get along with his stepfather and had several thefts on his record. In later years, he referred to his stay at Chino as "the best thing that ever happened to me" and that "they straightened me out there". After his first meeting with director Robert Wise for his first film role in Somebody Up There Likes MeWise referred to him as "just a kook in a beanie".
Inhe appeared on the game show What's My Line Acting teacher Sanford Meisner said of the fledgling actor: "He was an original-both tough and childlike, as if he'd been through everything, but he had preserved a basic innocence". During the scene in Bullitt in which the giant airliner taxis just above McQueen, observers were shocked that no double was used.
Asked if the producers couldn't have found a dummy, the actor wryly replied, "They did". McQueen was cremated and a memorial service was held at his home with a bi-plane flyover by his flying buddies.
There were so many flowers and cards from his fans put on his likeness at the Hollywoo Wax Museum, the wax statue had to be put in storage to prevent damage from the tributes. He quit smoking cigarettes inalthough he continued to smoke cigars.
Moon had a habit of leaving his bathroom light on at night. The light shone directly into McQueen's bedroom and kept him awake at night. After telling Moon repeatedly to turn it off without success, he took out a shotgun, blew out the light and went back to bed. He also held a four year grudge with his next door neighbor in Brentwood, Los Angeles, James Garnerwhom McQueen allegedly resented for winning the lead role in Grand Prix The two men did not speak for four years.
Was the first actor to make the transition from television star to huge box-office movie star. First wife Neile Adams had an abortion in when their marriage was on the rocks. Several months later, then-girlfriend Barbara Leigh also had an abortion.
Second wife Ali MacGraw had a miscarriage in Considered Jacqueline Bisset the most beautiful actress he worked with. He was originally going to star in Grand Prix A first meeting with producer Grand Prix went very badly and McQueen showed no further public interest in the role. However, privately he was fuming, and he chose not to speak with his friend, and next-door neighbor, who just happened to be James Garnerfor the next four years.
He was considered for Albert Finney 's role in Two for the Road He was considered to replace John Wayne in Rooster Cogburn Majestyk He turned down George C. Scott 's role in Islands in the Stream as he had temporarily retired from acting and was traveling the United States on his vintage Indian motorcycles.
He was considered for Charlton Heston 's role in Planet of the Apes This soon changed when MGM started making ridiculous demands, including insisting that the script be a specified number of pages and that it should be set at the Circus Circus casino complex in Las Vegas - which MGM owned. They also wanted the film to have a Mafia subplot and to have a role for Dean Martin. He was Warner Bros.
He auditioned for Vic Morrow 's role in Blackboard Jungle Clint Eastwood offered him the lead in Play Misty for Meclaiming that the female lead was stronger than the male.
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He was approached to star opposite Paul Newman in Earthquakebut they had already committed to appear in The Towering Inferno He and his first wife Neile Adams were approached to star in Gable and Lombard Though some sources say it was opposite his second wife Ali MacGraw.
He turned down Gene Hackman 's role in Marooned He refused the lead role in Hardcore He was considered for Al Pacino 's role in Bobby Deerfield He was considered to star opposite Sophia Loren in The Plainsman He was offered the lead role in Raise the Titanic but disliked the script and turned down the offer. He was considered for Gregory Peck 's role in Mackenna's Gold He followed a daily two-hour exercise regimen, involving weightlifting and, at one point, running 5 miles 8 kmseven days a week.
According to William Claxton, McQueen smoked marijuana almost every day; biographer Marc Eliot stated that McQueen used a large amount of cocaine in the early s. He was also a heavy cigarette smoker. He was originally approached to star in Convoybut turned it down. In Papillonhe performed the famous stunt where he jumps off a cliff. McQueen once said that it was "one of the most exhilarating experiences" of his life. They were hangared at Santa Paula Airport an hour northwest of Hollywood, where he lived his final days.
In spite of multiple attempts, McQueen was never able to purchase the Ford Mustang GT he drove in Bullittwhich featured a modified drivetrain that suited McQueen's driving style. One of the two Mustangs used in the film was badly damaged, judged beyond repair, and believed to have been scrapped until it surfaced in Mexico inwhile the other one, which McQueen attempted to purchase inis hidden from the public eye. He was set to co-drive in a Triumph PI for the British Leyland team in the London-Mexico rally, but had to turn it down due to movie commitments.
He competed in off-road motorcycle racing, frequently running a BSA Hornet. His first off-road motorcycle was a Triumph cc, purchased from Ekins. He considered being a professional race car driver. This same Porsche was entered by his production company Solar Productions as a camera car for Le Mans in the 24 Hours of Le Mans later that year. McQueen wanted to drive a Porsche with Jackie Stewart in that race, but the film backers threatened to pull their support if he did.
Faced with the choice of driving for 24 hours in the race or driving for the entire summer making the film, McQueen opted for the latter. He was inducted in the Off-road Motorsports Hall of Fame inthe same year as his immediate next-door neighbor in Brentwood, James Garner. He designed a motorsports bucket seat, for which a patent was issued in It was later reported he gave these to Boys Republic, a private school and treatment community for troubled youngsters, where he had spent a few years himself.
He has appeared in two films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: The Magnificent Seven and Bullitt Given he was a huge Hollywood star and that keeping a low profile was difficult, Steve McQueen went to great lengths to guard his private life.
In my own mind, I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing.
If I hadn't made it as an actor, I might have wound up a hood. Sometimes kids ask me what a pro is. I just point to the Duke [ John Wayne ]. Stardom equals freedom.
It's the only equation that matters. I just want the pine trees and my kids and the green grass. I want to get rich and fat and watch my children grow. Hillary Harley and Steven R.
McQueen dated from May, to December, Candice King and Steven R.
Nov 04, The heart-throb who hated women: Wife-beater, drug-taker and relentless philanderer, the brutal truth about Steve McQueen. By Corinna Honan for the Daily Mail ated: EDT, 4 November Jul 05, The nowyear-old was married to Hollywood producer Robert Evans before she left him for actor Steve McQueen, her co-star in 's "The Getaway." The couple married in CELEBRITY Author: Stephanie Nolasco. Steve McQueen had encounters with Natalie Woo Ava Gardner and Barbra Streisand. About. American Actor Steve McQueen was born Terrence Stephen McQueen on 24th March, in Beech Grove, Indiana, United States and passed away on 7th Nov Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico aged He is most remembered for The Great Escape . Birth place: Beech Grove.
McQueen dated from July to August, Trisha Cummings and Steven R. McQueen dated from March, to March, Anyone else notice all his girlfriends were blonde and their names all started with C's? Or even him and Kat Graham. Steven is a jerk. He is having an affair with Candice Accola.
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