Q:

When did Burt Lancaster make his film debut?

A:

Quick Answer

Burt Lancaster made his film debut in the 1946 noir film ���The Killers.��� The film was positively reviewed by critics and launched Lancaster���s acting career, which lasted over four decades.

Continue Reading
When did Burt Lancaster make his film debut?
Credit: Moviepix Moviepix Getty Images

Full Answer

Directed by Robert Siodmak, ���The Killers��� is a noir thriller partially based on an Ernest Hemingway shorty story of the same name. Lancaster stars as Ole ���The Swede��� Andreson, a former boxer who is targeted by two hit men. Critics praised Lancaster���s performance in the film, propelling him to stardom. The tall, muscular Lancaster went on to star in a number of prominent films, including an iconic performance as 1st Sergeant Milton Warden in the 1953 adaptation of James Jones��� World War II novel ���From Here to Eternity.���

Learn more about Art & Literature

Related Questions

Explore