Salvatore Mineo, Jr. (1939 - 1976) MP

Hawthorne, New York, USA

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Nicknames: "The Switchblade Kid"
Place of Burial: Hawthorne, New York, USA
Birthplace: New York, New York, New York, United States
Death: Died in West Hollywood, CA, USA
Cause of death: Murdered during a robbery
Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Salvatore Mineo, Jr.

Salvatore "Sal" Mineo, Jr., born January 10, 1939, died February 12, 1976

American film and theatre actor, best known for his performance as John "Plato" Crawford opposite James Dean in the film Rebel Without a Cause. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor on two occasions; once for his role in Rebel Without a Cause, and also for his role as Dov Landau in Exodus.

In the late 1960s, Mineo became one of the first major actors in Hollywood to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality.


Wikipedia: English, Italiano

The Death Murder of Sal Mineo - Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo - IMDb

Sal Mineo - NNDB


Sal Mineo's Timeline

January 10, 1939
New York, New York, New York, United States
February 12, 1976
Age 37
West Hollywood, CA, USA