Burt Lancaster

Born:  November 2, 1913, New York City, New York

Died:  October 20, 1994, Century City, California


1946:  The Killers

1947:  Brute Force, Desert Fury, I Walk Alone

1948:  All My Sons, Sorry Wrong Number, Kiss The Blood Off My Hands

1949:  Criss Cross, Rope of Sand

1950:  The Flame and the Arrow, Mister 880

1951:  Vengeance Valley, Jim Thorpe–All American, Ten Tall Men

1952:  The Crimson Pirate, Come Back Little Sheba

1953:  South Sea Woman, From Here To EternityThree Sailors and a Girl

1954:  His Majesty O’Keefe, Apache, Vera Cruz

1955:  The Kentuckian, The Rose Tattoo

1956:  Trapeze, The Rainmaker

1957:  Gunfight At The O.K. Corral, Sweet Smell of Success

1958:  Run Silent Run Deep, Separate Tables

1959:  The Devil’s Disciple

1960:  The Unforgiven, Elmer Gantry

1961:  The Young Savages, Judgment At Nuremberg

1962:  Birdman Of Alcatraz

1963:  A Child Is Waiting, The Leopard, The List of Adrian Messenger

1964:  Seven Days In May, The Train

1965:  The Hallelujah Trail

1966:  The Professionals

1968:  The Scalphunters, The Swimmer

1969:  Castle Keep, The Gypsy Moths

1970:  Airport

1971:  Lawman, Valdez Is Coming

1972:  Ulzana’s Raid

1973:  Scorpio, Executive Action

1974:  The Midnight Man, Conversation Piece

1976:  1900, Buffalo Bill and the Indians Or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson, The Cassandra Crossing

1977:  Twilight’s Last Gleaming, The Island of Dr. Moreau

1978:  Go Tell The Spartans

1979:  Zulu Dawn

1980:  Atlantic City

1981:  Cattle Annie and Little Britches, La Pelle

1983:  Local Hero, The Osterman Weekend

1985:  Little Treasure

1986:  Tough Guys

1987:  Control

1988:  Rocket Gibraltar, The Jeweller’s Shop

1989:  Field of Dreams


Academy Award:  Best Actor, Elmer Gantry (1960)
Nominations:  Best Actor, From Here To Eternity (1953); Birdman Of Alcatraz (1962); Atlantic City (1981)

Golden Globe Award:  Best Actor-Drama, Elmer Gantry (1960)
Nominations:  Best Actor-Drama, The Rainmaker (1956); Birdman Of Alcatraz (1962); Atlantic City (1981); Best Actor-Miniseries/TV Movie, The Phantom Of The Opera (1990)

Berlin Film Festival Award:  Best Actor, Trapeze (1956)

Screen Actors Guild Award:  Life Achievement Award, 1992

Venice Film Festival Award:  Best Actor, Birdman Of Alcatraz (1962)


Photo by Kate Gabrielle