Sterling Hayden

Sterling Hayden in the 1960's
General Information:
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1941-1982
Sex: Male
Date of birth: (1916-03-26)March 26, 1916
Born in: Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: May 23, 1986(1986-05-23) (aged 70)
Died in: Sausalito, California, U.S.
Spouse(s): Madeleine Carroll (1942–46)
Betty Ann de Noon (1947–58)
Catherine Devine McConnell (1960–86)
Criminal record (If any):
Charges: None - Not applicable
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Sterling Hayden (March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor and author. For most of his career as a leading man, he specialized in westerns and film noir, such as Johnny Guitar, The Asphalt Jungle and The Killing. Later on he became noted as a character actor for such roles as Gen. Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). He also played the Irish American policeman, Captain McCluskey, in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather in 1972. At 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m),[1] he loomed over most other actors.


  1. Hayden 1977, p. 224

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