Sal Mineo

by Michael Gregg Michaud
Sal Mineo

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One of the hottest stars of the 1950s, Sal Mineo shot to fame for his Academy Award winning role in Rebel Without a Cause. Sultry and dark-eyed, he was a darling of Hollywood. His life off-stage was just as exhilarating - fast cars, famous friends and some of the most beautiful actresses on his arm. But a series of professional missteps and a tumultuous personal life, including a struggle with his homosexuality, reversed his fortunes. On the cusp of his successful reinvention, he was tragically murdered by a stranger. For the first time, his exceptional life is put into words.
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One of the hottest stars of the 1950s, Sal Mineo shot to fame for his Academy Award winning role in Rebel Without a Cause. Sultry and dark-eyed, he was a darling of Hollywood. His life off-stage was just as exhilarating - fast cars, famous friends and some of the most beautiful actresses on his arm. But a series of professional missteps and a tumultuous personal life, including a struggle with his homosexuality, reversed his fortunes. On the cusp of his successful reinvention, he was tragically murdered by a stranger. For the first time, his exceptional life is put into words.