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Salvatore Mineo, Jr.

Also Known As: "The Switchblade Kid"
Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: New York, New York, New York, United States
Death: February 12, 1976 (37)
West Hollywood, CA, United States (Murdered during a robbery)
Immediate Family:

Son of Salvatore Mineo, Sr. and Josephine Mineo
Partner of <private> Burr
Brother of <private> Mineo; <private> Mineo and Michael Mineo

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Sal Mineo

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.


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Sal Mineo's Timeline

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