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November 3, 1921 - August 30, 2003
| Age 81
Charles Bronson, the grim-faced tough guy who built a European following before making his mark in the United States with action films including the "Death Wish'' series, died Saturday of pneumonia.
He was 81.
The actor died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with his wife at his bedside, publicist Lori Jonas said. He had been in the hospital for weeks, Jonas said.
The actor had often wondered if he was too manly to achieve instant stardom in his home country.
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"Charles Bronson was one of the best actors on the silver screen. I saw him in westerns and loved him. I saw him as a soldier and loved him. I saw him as a city ..."
"I loved Charles Bronson both while alive and now dead. I don't think there is an actor out there today that could compete with him. He is missed very much in my household."
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