Famous Faces in "The Magnificent Seven" Films!

All-star cast, epic-sized heroes and spectacular gun battles make "The Magnificent Seven" films a legend among westerns. Spawning three sequels and a successful television series. Featuring the great Elmer Bersteins Oscar-nominated music score, this stunning series based on the also 'magnificent' "The Seven Samurai", raises the bar for rugged westerns to a new, heart-stopping level for a bold, sweeping adventure that delivers nonstop excitement. "The Magnificent Seven" films...some of the finest in the genre and one of the greatest western sagas in film history.
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Emilio Fernández
Emilio "El Indio" Fernández Romo, who was born on March 26, 1904, in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, is the most famous person in the history of Mexican movies. For an era he symbolized Mexico due to his violent machismo, rooted in the Revolution of 1910-17, and because of his staunch commitment to Mexican cultural nationalism...
“ "Lorca"

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Whit Bissell
Whit Bissell came to Hollywood in the 1940s, and by the time he retired he had appeared in more than 200 movies and scores of TV series. He is best known for playing the evil scientist who turned Michael Landon into a half beast in the 1957 cult classic film I Was a Teenage Werewolf. Bissell specialized in playing doctors...
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Chamlee ” - gattonero975
Jim Davis
Actor, Dallas
Tall, rangy Jim Davis spent much of his early career in westerns, mainly at Republic Pictures. The Missouri-born and -raised Davis' relaxed, easygoing manner and Southern drawl easily fit most moviegoers' image of the cowboy, and Republic put him in a ton of them over the years (the fact that, unlike a lot of movie cowboys...
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Gunman at Boot Hill (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
Victor French
Victor French was the son of a stuntman. His debut was a small role in Lassie, uncredited. He had his first real acting experiences in western-films, where he usually played the "bad guy" due to his rather gruff look. This changed with Little House on the Prairie, (as Isaiah Edwards). In 1977, he left Little House on the Prairie to play in his own sitcom Carter Country...
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Front Office Clerk (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
Fernando Rey
Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young Fernando intended to become an architect...
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Priest ” - gattonero975
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Flynn (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
Bing Russell
Although best known as the deputy on Bonanza and Robert in The Magnificent Seven, Russell's notoriety on a national level was as the owner of the Portland Mavericks Baseball Club. Helming the only independent team in the class A Northwest League, Russell was an innovator. Before Bull Durham, there were the Mavericks...
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Robert ” - gattonero975
Robert J. Wilke
Prolific American character actor of primarily villainous roles. The son of German parents, Cincinnati feed-store manager August Wilke and his wife Rose, Robert Joseph Wilke grew up in Cincinnati. He worked as a lifeguard at a Miami, Florida, hotel, where he made contacts in the film business. He was able to obtain work as a stuntman and continued as such until the mid-'40s...
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Wallace (as Robert Wilke) ” - gattonero975
Eli Wallach
One of Hollywood's finest character / "Method" actors, Eli Wallach was in demand for over 60 years (first film/TV role was 1949) on stage and screen, and has worked alongside the world's biggest stars, including Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole, and Al Pacino, to name but a few...
“ "Calvera"

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Rodolfo Acosta
Actor, Hondo
Mexican character actor Rodolfo Acosta (born Rodolfo Acosta Pérez) achieved his greatest success in the US, primarily as a villain in westerns. He was born in Chamizal, a section of land disputed by Mexico and Texas due to changes in the Rio Grande river which forms the border. At the time of Acosta's birth...
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Lopez (as Rudy Acosta) ” - gattonero975
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Sotero ” - gattonero975
John A. Alonzo
Cinematographer, Scarface
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Miguel (as John Alonso) ” - gattonero975
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Rafael (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
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Villager (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
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Tomas ” - gattonero975
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Hilario (as Jorge Martinez de Hoyas) ” - gattonero975
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Villager ” - gattonero975
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"Petra" ” - gattonero975
Elisa Montés
Actress, Texas, addio
Her first acting steps took place on stage. In movies, her films can be divided in two periods: The first 10 years, usually embodying young angelic or prudish wives and the next 15 years, taking part in a wide number of co-productions. After the 70s, she has preferably dedicated to television and stage.
“ Return of the Seven (1966)
"Petra" ” - gattonero975
Vladimir Sokoloff
Familiar character actor of Russian heritage who played in scores of films, mostly in the U.S. He studied at the University of Moscow but left there to attend the Moscow Academy of Dramatic Art. He joined the world- renowned Moscow Art Theatre, where he worked for the next decade as an actor and assistant director...
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Old Man ” - gattonero975
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Calvera Henchman (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
Claude Akins
Broad-shouldered and beefy Claude Akins had wavy black hair, a deep booming voice and was equally adept at playing sneering cowardly villains as he was at portraying hard-nosed cops. The son of a police officer, Akins never seemed short of work and appeared in nearly 100 films and 180+ TV episodes in a career spanning over 40 years...
“ "Frank"

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Charles Bronson
The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten features--one film critic described his rugged looks as "a Clark Gable who had been left out in the sun too long"--Charles Bronson was born Charles Buchinsky, one of 15 children of struggling parents in Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary (Valinsky)...
“ "Bernardo O'Reilly"

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Horst Buchholz
On the cast list of The Magnificent Seven, you will find several names that doubtless you know well: Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, and Yul Brynner. But there is one name that you will have difficulty pronouncing, let alone identifying as an actor you have seen before. That man is Horst Buchholz,...
“ "Chico"

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Yul Brynner
Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" and "Empire and Odyssey" by his son...
“ "Chris Larabee Adams"

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James Coburn
Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns before being cast as the knife-throwing...
“ "Britt"

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Brad Dexter
American supporting player specializing in tough guys. Of Serbian extraction, he was born in Nevada in 1917. As a young man, he boxed in amateur bouts and had early training in theatre at the Pasadena Playhouse. He joined the Air Corps during World War II and was assigned to the troupe performing the Moss Hart Broadway tribute to the Corps...
“ "Harry Luck"

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Robert Fuller
Actor, Emergency!
Robert Fuller was born in Troy, New York on 29th July 1933 at 1.50pm and was raised in Key West, Florida. He was an only child and his birth name was Leonard Leroy Lee, but he was nicknamed Buddy Lee by his friends. Robert started his education at St Mary's in New York and when his mother Betty divorced she took Robert and they moved to Florida where she was nightclub dancer...
“ "Vin"

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Steve McQueen
He was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from mesothelioma in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular culture...
“ "Vin Tanner"

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Warren Oates
Warren Oates was an American character actor of the 1960s and 1970s and early 1980s whose distinctive style and intensity brought him to offbeat leading roles. Oates was born in Depoy, a very small Kentucky town. He was the son of Sarah Alice (Mercer) and Bayless Earle Oates, a general store owner...
“ "Colbee"

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Robert Vaughn
Robert Francis Vaughn was born on November 22, 1932 at Charity Hospital in New York City, the son of show business parents, Marcella Frances (Gaudel) and Gerald Walter Vaughn. His father was a radio actor and his mother starred on stage. Robert came to the public's attention first with his Oscar-nominated role...
“ "Lee"

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“ "Manuel"

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Julián Mateos
He studied philosophy in Salamanca but he did not finish the career. Then he went to Barcelona where he studied in the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico. His first film was in 1960. He has also worked in TV (TVE, ORTF).
“ "Chico"

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“ "Luis Delgado" (as Virgilio Texeira)

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