Sal Mineo

Born Jan 10, 1939
Hometown The Bronx, New York
Died Feb 12, 1976
Death Place City of West Holl...
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Nationality American

Salvatore "Sal" Mineo, Jr. , was an 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 twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his roles in Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus.… Read More

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1939 Birth Born on January 10, 1939.


1953 14 Years Old As a teenager, Mineo appeared on ABC's musical quiz program Jukebox Jury, which aired in the 1953-1954 season.
1955 16 Years Old Mineo made several television appearances before making his screen debut in 1955 in the Joseph Pevney film Six Bridges to Cross. … Read More
1957 18 Years Old In 1957, Mineo made a brief foray into pop music by recording a handful of songs and an album. … Read More


1966 27 Years Old …  Mineo guest starred in an episode of ABC's TV series Combat! in 1966, playing the role of a G.I. wanted for murder. … Read More


1969 30 Years Old In 1969, Mineo returned to the stage to direct a Los Angeles production of the gay-interest 1967 play Fortune and Men's Eyes, featuring then-unknown Don Johnson as Smitty and himself as Rocky. … Read More
1970 31 Years Old In 1970, Mineo was crowned King of the Beaux Arts Ball. … Read More
1972 33 Years Old In an 1972 interview with Boze Hadleigh, Mineo discussed his bisexuality.
1975 36 Years Old In 1975, Mineo appeared as Rachman Habib, assistant to the president of a Middle Eastern country, in the episode "A Case of Immunity" on the NBC-TV crime drama Columbo. … Read More
1976 37 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1976 Mineo's career had begun to turn around. … Read More
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