Steve Mcqueen

Steve McQueen Gave This 1970 Jaguar E-Type to a Chef on the Set of ‘Le Mans.’ Now It’s up for Grabs.

Click here to read the full article. Classic car enthusiasts will soon be able to own a vehicle fit for the screen—or at least the backlot. A 1970 Jaguar E-Type Series II roadster that appeared on the set of the classic Steve McQueen film Le Mans is going up for auction. The 4.2-liter Jaguar is estimated to fetch between $308,000 and $431,000. It’s being offered in its completely original condition at Bonhams Monaco Sale, which apropos enough, is occurring during the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. The Swiss-registered vehicle was built to US specifications and has retained its neutral silver-and-black color scheme. The...
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‘Love Story’ Actress Ali MacGraw Was Married 3 Times: Get to Know Her Ex-Husbands Including Steve McQueen

Love Story actress Ali MacGraw earned critical acclaim for her role in the romantic 1970 film alongside Ryan O’Neal. At the time, she had already been married and divorced from her first husband, Robin Hoen. The Golden Globe winner continued her search for love, getting married and divorced twice more after finding fame. Keep scrolling to learn more about Ali’s three ex-husbands.
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BBC, Channel 4 Part of British Identity, Says BAFTA and Oscar Winner Steve McQueen

Click here to read the full article. Oscar, BAFTA and Turner Prize winner Steve McQueen has said that broadcasters BBC and Channel 4 are an integral part of British identity. During the Virgin Media BAFTA TV awards on Sunday, McQueen said during his acceptance speech for winning best factual series for BBC documentary “Uprising” that BBC and Channel 4 have to be held tight and fought for every inch. Both broadcasters are facing an existential threat from the U.K. government, with Channel 4 being privatized and the BBC’s funding being slashed in real terms. Addressing a press conference after his...

British TV Heavyweights Steve McQueen, Stephen Lambert And Others Use BAFTA TV Awards Platform To Passionately Argue Against Channel 4 Privatization

Click here to read the full article. Some of the UK’s biggest stars and creators issued passionate defences of Channel 4 at tonight’s BAFTA TV Awards in the wake of the UK government’s decision to privatize it. Big names, from 12 Years A Slave creator Steve McQueen to Studio Lambert founder Stephen Lambert and comedy presenter Mo Gilligan, used their BAFTA victory speeches to back the network and criticize the government’s decision. McQueen, who won Best Factual Series for BBC doc Uprising, said passionately: “The BBC and Channel 4 are things we have to hold on tight to and fight every inch for.” Lambert, whose production...

BAFTA TV Awards: Winners Including Steve McQueen Speak Up for Channel 4, BBC

Click here to read the full article. The sun is shining, the stars have made their way down the red carpet and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) Television Awards is underway at the Royal Festival Hall in London, U.K. The event – the first time it has taken place in person in three years due to the COVID pandemic – is being hosted by comedian and director Richard Ayoade (“The IT Crowd”). Among those nominated for a gong tonight are “An Audience With Adele,” for best entertainment program, Rose Matafeo is nominated for best female performance in a...

A Young Fan Mistook John Wayne For Steve McQueen—This Was His Response

John Wayne, the actor a whole generation saw on the screens throughout the 40s, 50s, and 60s hired four secretaries to reply to fan mails and of all the emails, only one stood out to him. A 10-year-old boy, Ross, wrote to the Oscar winner to express his love and his wish to meet him one day; sadly, as sweet as the letter was, he mistook the actor for Steve McQueen.

Hollywood’s Star, Steve McQueen: His Faith And How It Impacted His Battle With Cancer

Sometimes known as the ‘King of Cool”, the American actor Steve McQueen, interestingly found Christianity a few months before he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. After rising to fame in the 1960s, McQueen commonly appeared on screens, playing cowboys, millionaires, and race car drivers. However, beneath all of these, Steve battled with trauma from his childhood and drug addiction. Pastor Greg Laurie wrote more about Steve’s journey to faith in his book, “Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon.”