Steve McQueen “The King of Cool”

Steve McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) received an Academy Award nomination for his role in “The Sand Pebbles” (1966). His other popular films include “The Magnificent Seven” (1960), “The Blob” (1958), “The Great Escape” (1963), “The Thomas Crown Affair” (1968), “Bullitt” (1968), “The Getaway” (1972), “Papillon” (1973), and “The Towering Inferno” (1974). Nicknamed “The King of Cool”, Steve McQueen was one of the top box-office draws of the 1960s and 1970s. In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world.

Steve McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980)

Steve McQueen
(March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980)

Steve McQueen "The King of Cool"

Steve McQueen
“The King of Cool”

Steve McQueen between takes of Bullitt (1968)

Steve McQueen between takes of “Bullitt” (1968)

Steve McQueen from "Papillon" (1973)

Steve McQueen from “Papillon” (1973)

Steve McQueen in "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968)

Steve McQueen in “The Thomas Crown Affair” (1968)

Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw and director Sam Peckinpah between scenes of "The Getaway" (1972)

Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw and director Sam Peckinpah between scenes of “The Getaway” (1972)

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