Career Highlights

First major starring role was in the box-office hit Our Man Flint, as a swinging 1960s spy, which later inspired Mike Myers’s comedic character in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

The Magnificent Seven established Coburn as a masculine and heroic figure.

The Great Escape became one of the highest-grossing films of 1963 and helped strengthen Coburn’s stature as a marquee actor.

In March 1999, Coburn won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.