Caption: Still of Burt Lancaster and Nigel Davenport in The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
Actor, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew
Born: November 2, 1913
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Known for: From Here to Eternity (1953), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Atlantic City (1980), The Leopard (1963)
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and worked there until he was injured. It was in the ...