Appeared in "The King and I" on Broadway.
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Article |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
[Explaining why he believed he lost an important role in Lawrence of Arabia
(1962) (which filmed in Jordan), after completing work on Exodus
(1960)] I lost because I had appeared in a pro-Jewish picture, played a sympathetic Jewish boy, and shot four Arabs.
In 1957, at the height of his fame, Bob Hope
announced on a TV special that all public schools in Brooklyn would be closed the following day in honor of Sal Mineo's birthday. Hope meant this as a joke, but many youngsters in Brooklyn took it seriously, and there was record absenteeism in the borough's public schools the following day. Hope ultimately issued a public retraction and urged kids to ...