Sterling Hayden (26 de marzo de 1916 – 23 de mayo de 1986) fue un actor y escritor estadounidense. Hayden se especializó en westerns y cine negro. Recordado por sus roles en las películas La jungla de asfalto (1950) de John Huston, Johnny Guitar (1954) de Nicholas Ray, The Killing (1956) y Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) de Stanley Kubrick, y El Padrino (1972) de Francis Ford Coppola.
- Fecha de nacimiento: 1916-03-26
- Falleció: 1986-05-23
- Lugar de nacimiento: Upper Montclair, New Jersey, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sterling Hayden (March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor and author. For most of his career as a leading man, he specialized in westerns and film noir, such as Johnny Guitar, The Asphalt Jungle and The Killing. Later on he became noted as a character actor for such roles as Gen. Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). He also played the Irish policeman, Captain McCluskey, in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather in 1972, and the novelist Roger Wade in 1973's The Long Goodbye. Standing 6-feet, 5-inches tall (196 cm), he was taller than most actors. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sterling Hayden, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.