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Thursday, November 12, 2015


American actor Steve McQueen (1930-1980) in a movie still from "Bullit."
The man had a casual style that stamped his generation.  Easily, Steve McQueen (1930-1980) was the American cinematic icon of his time.  He captured the camera like no one else has then or now. Handsome, brooding and like so many of our heroes: terribly flawed off screen.

AMC Channel did a poll on the King of Cool and came up with the 10 best McQueen flicks of all time.  “Bullit,” the San Francisco-based cop thriller topped AMC’s list.  For the other nine go to:

For an exhaustive biography, which appears on IMDB website go to:

Life Magazine in 2014 capsuled his early years and first marriage:

From a Life Magazine article taken in his Palm Springs home, early 1960s.
With wife Neile Adams McQueen
Shooting in the California desert with Neile Adams McQueen, 1950s.
With Broadway actress/dancer Neile Adams McQueen
From a movie still, the "Thomas Crown Affair" with Faye Dunaway

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