Violence, masculinity, rigged individualism, sex, nudity, fun… Yeah, you might want to watch these Bronson movies before the fascist left bans them as a “something that makes me feel unsafe.”
He was born Charles Buchinsky on November 3, 1921, the 11th of 15 children. At age ten, his father died and he went to work, eventually in the coalmines, where he would stay until entering the Air Force in 1943. During World War II, Bronson would fly 25 missions over the South Pacific and win the Purple Heart.
After the war, his interest in acting drove him to New York (where he roomed with Jack Klugman) and then to Hollywood where, starting in 1951, he almost immediately began picking up steady work in the movies.
This means Bronson was already 30-years-old before he first appeared on screen.
Being a late bloomer would define much of his career.
Bronson was nearly