Salvatore Mineo Jr. was an American actor and director. Mineo is best known for his Academy Award-nominated performance as John "Plato" Crawford opposite James Dean in the film Rebel Without a Cause. Mineo received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in Exodus. A 1950s teen idol, Mineo's acting career declined in his adult years, he was murdered in 1976. Mineo was born in the son of coffin makers Josephine and Salvatore Mineo Sr.. He was of Sicilian descent. Mineo was the brother of actors Michael and Victor Mineo, he attended the Quintano School for Young Professionals. Mineo's mother enrolled him in acting school at an early age, he had his first stage appearance in Tennessee Williams' play The Rose Tattoo. He played the young prince opposite Yul Brynner in the stage musical The King and I. Brynner took the opportunity to help Mineo better himself as an actor. On May 8, 1954, Mineo portrayed the Page in the NBC Opera Theatre's production of Richard Strauss's Salome, set to Oscar Wilde's play.
Elaine Malbin performed the title role, Peter Herman Adler conducted Kirk Browning's production. As a teenager, Mineo appeared on ABC's musical quiz program Jukebox Jury. Mineo made several television appearances before making his screen debut in the Joseph Pevney film Six Bridges to Cross, he beat out Clint Eastwood for the role. Mineo successfully auditioned for a part in The Private War of Major Benson, as a cadet colonel opposite Charlton Heston. Mineo's breakthrough as an actor came in Rebel Without a Cause, in which he played John "Plato" Crawford, a sensitive teenager smitten with main character Jim Stark. Mineo's performance resulted in an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, his popularity developed. Mineo's biographer, Paul Jeffers, recounted that Mineo received thousands of letters from young female fans, was mobbed by them at public appearances, further wrote: "He dated the most beautiful women in Hollywood and New York City." In Giant, Mineo played Angel Obregon II, a Mexican boy killed in World War II.
Many of his subsequent roles were variations of his role in Rebel Without a Cause, he was typecast as a troubled teen. In the Disney adventure Tonka, for instance, Mineo starred as a young Sioux named White Bull who traps and domesticates a clear-eyed, spirited wild horse named Tonka that becomes the famous Comanche, the lone survivor of Custer's Last Stand. By the late 1950s, Mineo was a major celebrity, he was sometimes referred to as the "Switchblade Kid", a nickname he earned from his role as a criminal in the movie Crime in the Streets. In 1957, Mineo made a brief foray into pop music by recording a handful of an album. Two of his singles reached the Top 40 in the United States' Billboard Hot 100; the more popular of the two, "Start Movin'", reached #9 on Billboard's pop chart. It was awarded a gold disc, he starred as drummer Gene Krupa in the movie The Gene Krupa Story, directed by Don Weis with Susan Kohner, James Darren, Susan Oliver. He appeared as the celebrity guest challenger on the June 30, 1957, episode of What's My Line?
Mineo made an effort to break his typecasting. He played a Native American brave in the above-mentioned film Tonka, a Mexican boy in the above-mentioned film Giant, a Jewish Holocaust survivor in Exodus. By the early 1960s, Mineo was becoming too old to play the type of role that had made him famous, his rumoured homosexuality led to his being considered inappropriate for leading roles. For example, he was not hired. Mineo appeared in The Longest Day, in which he played a private killed by a German after the landing in Sainte-Mère-Église. Mineo was baffled by his sudden loss of popularity saying: "One minute it seemed I had more movie offers than I could handle. Now in the Guggenheim Museum's permanent collection, the painting is considered "one of the great American nudes." Mineo appeared on the Season 2 episode of The Patty Duke Show: "Patty Meets a Celebrity". Mineo's role as a stalker in Who Killed Teddy Bear, which co-starred Juliet Prowse, did not seem to help his career. Although his performance was praised by critics, he found himself typecast again—this time as a deranged criminal.
Mineo never escaped this characterization. The high point of this period was his portrayal of Uriah in The Greatest Story Ever Told. Mineo guest-starred in an episode of the TV series Combat! in 1966, playing the role of a GI wanted for murder. He did two more appearances on the same show, including appearing in an installment with Fernando Lamas. In 1969, Mineo returned to the stage to direct a Los Angeles production of the LGBT-themed play Fortune and Men's Eyes, featuring unknown Don Johnson as Smitty and himself as Rocky; the production received positive reviews, although its expanded prison rape scene was criticized as excessive and gratuitous. Mineo's last role in a motion picture was a small part in the film Escape from the Planet of the Apes. Mineo stage-directed a Gian Carlo Menotti opera entitled The Medium in December 1
Radev Point is a point in the southeast extremity of Rugged Island off the west coast of Byers Peninsula of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. It is situated 4.5 km east of Benson Point, 1.05 km southwest of Vund Point, 2.62 km west by south of Laager Point, Livingston Island. The point is named after the prominent Bulgarian historiographer and diplomat Simeon Radev. Radev Point is located at 62°38′24.9″S 61°12′06″W. British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1992 and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009. Península Byers, Isla Livingston. Mapa topográfico a escala 1:25000. Madrid: Servicio Geográfico del Ejército, 1992. L. L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4 Antarctic Digital Database. Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Since 1993 upgraded and updated. L. L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Smith Island.
Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2017. ISBN 978-619-90008-3-0 List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands Islands of Antarctica Radev Point. SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. Radev Point. Copernix satellite imageThis article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, used with permission
Are U 4 Real? is a Swedish young adult book written by Sara Kadefors. It was written as a script for a television drama, but after a Swedish television network turned it down, Kadefors got Bonnier Carlsen to publish it as a book in 2001. On April 7, 2009, it was revealed that the book would be released in the United States on May 14, 2009, with a new title, Are U 4 Real? The book is about a girl named Ida who lives in Stockholm and a boy named Sandor who lives in Gothenburg; the two sixteen-year-olds meet for the first time on an Internet chat room, where they fall in love with each other. However, everything goes wrong. Ida is the opposite of the girls Sandor talks to in real life, she is an attractive girl from Stockholm who likes to party, while he is a shy boy from Gothenburg who likes to dance ballet. The two first meet in an Internet chat room, where they share their feelings and become close friends. Sandor and Ida fall in love with each other. However, everything goes wrong. Sandor slash Ida was written by Sara Kadefors as a television drama.
However, when she pitched the idea to the Swedish television network Sveriges Television, they turned it down. Kadefors therefore tried to get it published as a book, in 2001 she got it published by Bonnier Carlsen. On April 7, 2009, it was revealed that the book would be published in the United States by Penguin Group on May 14, 2009. Several changes have been made to the English adaption of the book. Ida's name has been changed to Kyla and Sandor's has been changed to Alex; the book is no longer set in Sweden. Several parts of the book regarding Ida's sexual experiences have been removed or censored. Kadefors said she was insulted by the changes, "it's like if the book wasn't good enough, experiences with sex and alcohol explains why she reacts the ways she does in the book." The book's translator explained that if the book had contained "too much sex" it would have been difficult to sell to stores. The episode has received multiple awards. In 2001, it won the prestigious Augustpriset in the "Best Children-Youth Book" category.
It won the Pocketpriset for being the most sold children's book in 2001. It is one of the most common books for Swedish children between the ages of twelve to fifteen to read during their primary education in Swedish schools. Other common books include Lord of the Vinterviken. A film adaption of the book was released in Sweden on February 4, 2005, it was directed by Henrik Georgsson, Kadefors's husband. The film won an award at the Gothenburg Film Festival; the film won a Guldbagge Award. Sandor slash Ida at Bonnier Carlsen Are U 4 Real? at Penguin Group