OFFICIAL SAL MINEO SITE
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Twice nominated for an Academy Award for "Rebel without a cause", and "Exodus", Sal was the youngest actor in history to be nominated for an Oscar up until that time for "Rebel."
Sal won the Golden Globe award for Best Supporting actor in, "Exodus." Sal also won the Golden Laurel award for "Exodus." Sal was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Best Single Performance by an actor in 1957, "Studio One in Hollywood: Dino."
Sal Mineo also had a very prolific and acclaimed stage career on and off Broadway, including starring in and directing and producing the ground breaking off-Broadway production of "Fortune and Men's eyes."
Sal's brilliant career spans three decades of magnificent work, cut short in 1976 by his tragic murder.
He also had a short stint as a pop singer, which spawned a huge hit solo album, and 3 major top 40 singles.
Sal Mineo was an artist and visionary. A cultural icon, and also a humanitarian that supported gay rights, but didn't like to be confined to being labeled, He was open about his sexuality long before most mainstream celebrities chose to be.
Founded in 1999, this website continues to celebrate the life and career of Salvatore Mineo, Jr. Made with Love and dedication by, John Seger and Karen Hardcastle. With special thanks to our friends, Michael Michaud (acclaimed author of the definitive biography book, "Sal Mineo"), and the late actress, Jill Haworth.
Beautiful chemistry between James Dean, Natalie Wood, and Sal Mineo. Sal became the youngest actor at the time to be nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role. This screen test was filmed on the set of "A Streetcar named Desire."Watch On Youtube
Featuring hints of masturbation, pornography, lesbians, stalking, and drugs, it almost ruined Sal Mineo's career.. Interestingly, this film now is considered a ground-breaking cult classic!Watch On Youtube
He mimics Krupa's mannerisms and even though he is drumming along to the Real Krupa on the soundtrack, this performance is amazing! Here's scene's from the classic "The Gene Krupa story", starring, Sal Mineo as Gene Krupa.Watch on Youtube
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