Sal Mineo

Movie Actor

Birthday January 10, 1939

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace The Bronx, NY

DEATH DATE Feb 12, 1976 (37)

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Numerology: 6


He co-starred with James Dean in Rebel without a Cause. His performance in the film earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was killed in 1976 at the age of 37.

Before Fame

He debuted as a stage actor on The Rose Tattoo, a play by Tennessee Williams.


He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Dov Landau in Exodus.

Family Life

His parents Josephine and Salvatore Mineo, Sr. were coffin makers. He was once engaged to actress Jill Haworth, but they never married. He later dated actor Courtney Burr III for six years.

Associated With

He starred in the 1960 war film, Exodus, with Paul Newman.