James Coburn Overview

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Born: August 31, 1928

Born in Laurel, Nebraska, the son of an auto mechanic, Coburn started playing the tough guy in the 1960s. After working in television, he made his debut as a supporting actor in Ride Lonesome, which launched his appearance in a number of well-known movies, including The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, Charade, The Americanization of Emily, The President's Analyst and the spy spoof, Our Man Flint. With his trademark slouch and casual grin, Coburn soon came to be regarded by... See All


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