James Coburn

American actor (1928–2002)

James Harrison Coburn (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002[1]) was an American actor. He became famous in the 1960s when he made many Western movies, such as The Magnificent Seven. But after that, he acted in other different types of roles, and became a more complete and successful actor. He was very ill in the 1980s and he almost did not make any more movies in that decade. However, he got better and started acting again in the 1990s. He won an Academy Award in 1998.

James Coburn
Coburn in The Californians (1959)
James Harrison Coburn

(1928-08-31)August 31, 1928
DiedNovember 18, 2002(2002-11-18) (aged 74)
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Years active1958 – 2002
Notable workDerek Flint in Our Man Flint and In Like Flint
Corporal Steiner in Cross of Iron
Glen Whitehouse in Affliction
Henry J. Waternoose in Monsters, Inc.
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
AwardsBest Supporting Actor
1997 Affliction



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