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Edward Bunker

Edward BunkerBorn: 31-Dec-1933
Birthplace: Hollywood, CA
Died: 19-Jul-2005
Location of death: Burbank, CA
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Actor, Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Animal Factory

Spent time in San Quentin State Prison in a cell near Caryl Chessman. Close friend of Michael Mann, Danny Trejo and James Ellroy. Chris Penn helped get Bunker cast in Quentin Tarantino's Reservior Dogs as Mr. Blue.

Father: Edward Bunker, Sr. (stagehand)
Mother: Sarah Bunker (dancer, chorus girl)
Wife: Jennifer (m. 1979)
Son: Brendan (b. 1994)

    FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives
    Bank Robbery Beverly Hills bank (1973)
    Drug Dealing
    Armed Robbery
    Inmate: Los Angeles County Jail
    Inmate: San Quentin State Prison
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Marijuana, Diabetes

    Venus & Vegas (Nov-2010)
    The Longest Yard (27-May-2005) · Skitchy Rivers
    High Hopes (2-Apr-2005) · Big Joe
    13 Moons (Jan-2002)
    Animal Factory (24-Jan-2000)
    Shadrach (16-Apr-1998) · Joe Thorton
    Somebody to Love (15-Sep-1994)
    Love, Cheat & Steal (5-Dec-1993) · Old Con
    Last Light (22-Aug-1993)
    Best of the Best II (5-Mar-1993) · Spotlight Operator
    Reservoir Dogs (23-Oct-1992) · Mr. Blue
    Tango & Cash (22-Dec-1989) · Capt. Holmes
    Best of the Best (10-Nov-1989) · Stan
    Relentless (30-Aug-1989)
    Fear (Nov-1988) · Lenny
    Miracle Mile (11-Sep-1988)
    Shy People (17-Jun-1988)
    The Running Man (13-Nov-1987) · Lenny
    Runaway Train (17-Jan-1986)
    The Long Riders (16-May-1980) · Chadwell
    Straight Time (18-Mar-1978) · Mickey

Author of books:
No Beast So Fierce (1973)
Animal Factory (1977)
Little Boy Blue (1981)
Dog Eat Dog (1996)
Mr. Blue: Memoirs of a Renegade (1999, memoir)
Education of a Felon: A Memoir (2000, memoir)
Stark (2008, novel, posthumous)

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