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Typecast after Rebel, Mineo struggled to branch out into more mature and varied performances, scoring with projects like The Gene Krupa Story (1959) and 1960’s Exodus (for which he received his second Oscar nomination, after Rebel), but Hollywood lost interest.| Read Full Review of Sal Mineo: A Biography
Many other child stars have had difficulty making the transition to adult roles, but Sal had two other career setbacks to overcome: 1) his mother, as manager, had spent all his money supporting his family, leaving him virtually penniless;Apr 29 2012 | Read Full Review of Sal Mineo: A Biography
Michaud moves beyond salacious narrative to offer the first in-depth study of Sal Mineo, whose groundbreaking turn on 'Rebel Without a Cause' launched the street-smart actor to short-lived stardom.Dec 12 2010 | Read Full Review of Sal Mineo: A Biography
Tragically, on the cusp of turning a new page in his life, Mineo’s life was cut short in a botched robbery.
Revealing a charming, mischievous, creative, and often scandalous side of Mineo few have known before now, Sal Mineo is an intimate, moving biography of a distinct...
No-budget biopic about the last days of a half-forgotten star would elicit little interest without multi-tasking director James Franco attached.Sep 03 2011 | Read Full Review of Sal Mineo: A Biography
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