Charles Bronson

5ft 8 ½ (174 cm)


Movie Actor


Birth date

November 3, 1921



Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, U.S.



Charles Bronson was a Lithuanian-American actor. He was often cast in the role of a police officer, gunfighter, or vigilante in revenge-oriented plot lines.


Initial Years

He worked in the mine until he entered military service during World War II.



His parents name are Valteris P. Bučinskis and Mary (née Valinsky). The family had Lipka Tatar roots.


Personal Life

His real name is Charles Dennis Buchinsky. He died on August 30, 2003, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Harriet Tendler was his first marriage in 1965. He married his second wife, actress Jill Ireland in 1968. His third wife is Kim Weeks in 1998.

He has seven children: two by his first wife, three by second wife (one of whom was adopted) and two of their own (another one of whom was adopted).