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Charles Bronson (Charles Dennis Buchinsky)

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Biography

Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, USA
The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten features--one film critic described his rugged looks as "a Clark Gable who had been left out in the sun too long"--Charles Bronson was born Charles Buchinsky, one of 15 children of struggling parents in Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary (Valinsky), was born in Pennsylvania, to Lithuanian parents, and his father, Walter Buchinsky, was a Lithuanian immigrant coal miner.

He completed high school and joined his father in the mines (an experience that resulted in a lifetime fear of being in enclosed spaces) and then served in WW II. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Phil Green, aka 'Pittsburgh Philo'

Bloodhounds of Broadway 1952

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Character: Pvt. Edwards

Miss Sadie Thompson 1953

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Character: Kintpuash, aka Captain Jack

Drum Beat 1954

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Character: Sixty Jubel aka The Biloxi Blockbuster

Tennessee Champ 1954

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Character: Reb Haislipp

Jubal 1956

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Character: Sgt. John Danforth

Never So Few 1959

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Character: Lew Nyack

Kid Galahad 1962

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Character: Cos Erickson

The Sandpiper 1965

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Character: J.J. Nichols

This Property Is Condemned 1966

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Character: Joseph Wladislaw

The Dirty Dozen 1967

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Character: Josh Corey

You Can't Win 'Em All 1970

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Character: Scott Wardman

Twinky 1970

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Character: Col. Harry Dobbs

Le passager de la pluie 1970

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The 46th Annual Academy Awards 1974

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Character: Gifford Hoyt

Caboblanco 1980

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Character: Commissioner Paul Fein

Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops II 1997

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Character: Sgt. Mike Donato

Donato and Daughter 1993

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Character: Lieutenant Crowe

Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects 1989

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Character: Jay Killion

Assassination 1987

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Character: Danny 'Tunnel King'

The Great Escape 1963

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Character: Brig. Gen. Dan Shomron

Raid on Entebbe 1976

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Character: Janos Colescou

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Henry 'Hank' Tasling

Pat and Mike 1952

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Character: Ralph Schuyler

The Fugitive 1963

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Character: Frank Dana

Four Star Playhouse 1952

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars II 1985

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Character: Joseph 'Jock' Yablonski

Act of Vengeance 1986

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Character: Bernardo O'Reilly

The Magnificent Seven 1960

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Character: Wascylewski

You're in the Navy Now 1951

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Character: Angelo Korvac

The People Against O'Hara 1951

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Character: Danny Cook aka Bob Hayden

Waterfront 1954

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role

The 48th Annual Academy Awards 1976

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Character: Himself

Classified X 1998

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Character: Himself

Episode #1.1 0

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Character: Himself

9ème nuit des Césars 0

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