Burt Lancaster

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Burt Lancaster
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Birth name Burton Stephen Lancaster
Born November 2, 1913 in New York, New York, USA
Died October 20, 1994 in Century City, California, USA from a heart attack
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards see below
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Burt Lancaster was an American actor best known for his work in such classic films as From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremburg and Atlantic City. On TV, he starred in several TV movies and miniseries in the 1980s and 90s, including Marco Polo and On Wings of Eagles.

Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Marco Polo Teobaldo Visconti 1982
Fathers and Sons Geheimrat Carl Julius Deutz 1986 1
On Wings of Eagles Arthur E. Simons 1986
The Betrothed Federigo Borromeo 1989

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Colgate Comedy Hour Guest 4x01 - Martin and Lewis October 4, 1953

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Toast of the Town August 9, 1953
The Name's the Same August 18, 1953
Toast of the Town December 4, 1955
Toast of the Town March 4, 1956
Toast of the Town June 3, 1956
Toast of the Town June 23, 1957
Toast of the Town August 12, 1962
Toast of the Town December 15, 1963
Toast of the Town January 24, 1965
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson February 25, 1971
America 2-Night Celebrity Night April 13, 1978

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

  • Nominated: Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama (1956) - The Rainmaker
  • Won: Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama (1960) - Elmer Gantry
  • Nominated: Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama (1981) - Atlantic City
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1990) - The Phantom of the Opera

Academy Awards

  • Won: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1960) - Elmer Gantry
  • Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1953) - From Here to Eternity
  • Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1962) - Birdman of Alcatraz
  • Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1981) - Atlantic City

BAFTA Film Awards

  • Won: Best Foreign Actor (1962) - Birdman of Alcatraz
  • Won: Best Actor (1981) - Atlantic City
  • Nominated: Best Foreign Actor (1960) - Elmer Gantry
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor (1983) - Local Hero

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • Won: Life Achievement Award (1992)

Other Awards

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
    • Motion Picture Star
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best Actor - Science Fiction (1977) - The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Berlin International Film Festival, Germany
    • Won: Silver Berlin Bear - Best Actor (1956) - Trapeze
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Actor (1981) - Atlantic City
  • David di Donatello Awards, Italy
    • Won: Special David (1974)
    • Won: Best Foreign Actor (1974) - Conversation Piece
    • Won: Best Foreign Actor (1980) - Atlantic City
  • Fotogramas de Plata, Spain
    • Won: Best Foreign Movie Performer (1976)
    • Won: Best Foreign Movie Performer (1982)
  • Genie Awards, Canada
    • Nominated: Best Performance by a Foreign Actor (1980) - Atlantic City
  • Golden Boot Awards, USA
    • Won: In Memoriam Award (1995)
  • Golden Laurel Awards, USA
    • Won: Top Male Action Star (1957) - Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
    • Won: Top Male Dramatic Performance (1960) - Elmer Gantry
    • Won: Top Male Star (1961)
    • Nominated: Top Male Star (1958)
    • Nominated: Top Male Star (1962)
    • Nominated: Top Male Dramatic Performance (1962) - Birdman of Alcatraz
    • Nominated: Top Male Star (1963)
    • Nominated: Top Male Dramatic Performance (1964) - Seven Days in May
    • Nominated: Top Male Star (1964)
    • Nominated: Action Performance (1964) - The Train
    • Nominated: Male Star (1965)
    • Nominated: Action Performance (1968) - The Scalphunters
  • Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Actor (1981) - Atlantic City
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Actor (1981) - Atlantic City
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Actor (1981) - Atlantic City
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Actor (1953) - From Here to Eternity
    • Won: Best Actor (1960) - Elmer Gantry
    • Won: Best Actor (1981) - Atlantic City
  • Venice Film Festival, Italy
    • Won: Volpi Cup - Best Actor (1962) - Birdman of Alcatraz
    • Nominated: Golden Lion (1955) - The Kentuckian

Trivia