Sal Mineo

Birthday: Jan 10, 1939
Birthplace: Not Available
Short and intense Sal Mineo was a sad-eyed juvenile and adult actor with black curls. At age eight his misbehavior caused him to be kicked out of a parochial school; he went on to attend dancing classes and two years later was cast in Broadway's The Rose Tattoo, moving from there to a prominent adolescent role in The King and I with Yul Brynner. Mineo debuted onscreen in 1955 and for the next decade he was a busy screen actor, first in juvenile roles and then in youthful leads; his characters were often troubled. For his work at age 16 in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), his third feature, he received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination; he was nominated in the same category for Exodus (1960). His film work began to dry up after the mid-'60s and Mineo turned to TV and the stage. He directed the play Fortune and Men's Eyes on the West Coast and on Broadway. He was stabbed to death on the street in 1976.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Chalkdust Memories Actor 2007
No Score Yet Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones Actor 1994
No Score Yet James Dean: The First American Teenager Actor 1975
No Score Yet The Family Rico Nick Rico 1972
78% Escape from the Planet of the Apes Milo 1971
No Score Yet In Search of America Actor 1971
0% Krakatoa East of Java Leoncavallo 1969
37% The Greatest Story Ever Told Uriah 1965
No Score Yet Who Killed Teddy Bear Lawrence Sherman 1965
67% Cheyenne Autumn Red Shirt 1964
91% The Longest Day Pvt. Martini 1962
No Score Yet Escape from Zahrain Ahmed 1962
64% Exodus Dov Landau 1960
No Score Yet A Private's Affair Luigi J. Maresi 1959
No Score Yet The Gene Krupa Story Gene Krupa 1959
No Score Yet Tonka White Bull 1958
No Score Yet Dino Dino Minetta 1957
No Score Yet Rock, Pretty Baby Angelo Barrato 1956
95% Giant Angel Obregon II 1956
82% Somebody Up There Likes Me Romolo 1956
No Score Yet Crime in the Streets Angelo 'Baby' Gioia 1956
96% Rebel Without a Cause Plato 1955
No Score Yet The Private War of Major Benson Cadet Col. Dusik 1955
No Score Yet Six Bridges to Cross Jerry Florea as a Boy 1955
No Score Yet Studio One Anthology Actor 1948


No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Mel Bracken
  • 1970


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