Oct 02, 2013 · Sal Mineo: One Of Hollywood’s First Openly Gay Actors Featured In James Franco Biopic Sal Mineo has a life story that plays out like a Hollywood movie. The actor starred opposite James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause and earned two Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor.Author: Nathan Francis.
Rumors of Mineo’s sexual orientation (he was bisexual, although many presumed he was gay), as well as his strong identity as a teen idol, made it difficult for producers and casting directors to Author: Editors.
Salvatore Mineo Jr. (January 10, 1939 – February 12, 1976) was an American film and theatre actor and director. Mineo is chiefly known for his performance as John "Plato" Crawford opposite James Dean in the film Rebel Without a Cause (1955). Mineo was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role in Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus (1960).
Dec 22, 2017 · The sordid final years of Sal Mineo From Wikipedia: "Mineo was baffled by his sudden loss of popularity, later saying, "One minute it seemed I had more movie offers than I could handle; the next, no one wanted me".