Caption: Still of Burt Lancaster and Nick Cravat in The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Born: January 11, 1912
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Known for: The Count of Monte Cristo (1956), The Crimson Pirate (1952), Run Silent Run Deep (1958), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
Long-time circus acrobatic partner of Burt Lancaster (performing as "Lang & Cravat") may have been short on stature, but he was big on athletic prowess and highly enjoyable to watch on-screen. According to reports, Cravat was as strong as a bull. When he lost his cool, it took several men to hold him back. Cravat appeared with Lancaster in nine ...