Steven McQueen was born on this day in 1930

Terence Steven McQueen was born today in 1930, in Beach Grove, Indiana. He passed away on November 7, 1980, in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Can you tell us the year, make, and model of the car he used in the movie ‘Bullitt’?

Some neat facts about the icon…
-He was at the top of Charles Manson’s list and was expected for dinner and the later tragedy at the Polanski-Tate home in the Hollywood hills. He was detoured by a mystery woman who caught his attention and never made it.
-He was slated to play Rambo, but because of his death, it was given to Sylvester Stallone. Can you imagine??
-Was also set to star alongside Paul Newman in ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ but declined.
-He was a pallbearer at the funeral of actor Bruce Lee.
-Actors Colin Farrell, Kevin Costner, Pierce Brosnan and Bruce Willis have all listed McQueen as their hero and inspiration for being an actor.

About Andre Rodriguez

A Chuck Taylor-wearing, Indie film-lover living in the City of Angels. Film, whiskey, love… Repeat.



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