Some of the main cast members of "The Magnificent Seven" include Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson. Other cast members of the film include Robert Vaughn, Eli Wallach and James Brolin.
Some cast members from "The Magnificent Seven" became famous as action stars after the release of the movie. Steve McQueen, who plays Vin, achieved greater fame with roles in films such as "The Great Escape," "Bullitt" and "The Towering Inferno." Charles Bronson, who plays Bernardo O'Reilly, became famous for his roles in films such as "Death Wish," "Death Wish II" and "Once Upon a Time in the West." Eli Wallach, who plays Calvera, later appeared in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," often considered one of the greatest action movies ever made.
Other cast members of "The Magnificent Seven" were famous prior to appearing in the film. Yul Brynner, who plays Chris Adams, was known for his roles in films such as "The King and I" and "The Ten Commandments." Robert Vaughn, who plays Lee, appeared with Brynner in "The Ten Commandments" and also starred in films such as "Hell's Crossroads" and "Good Day for a Hanging." Other cast members, such as Brad Dexter and Horst Buchholz, never achieved significant fame.