( 2014 & 2015 IN MEMORY OF ★ † STEVE McQUEEN. ) ★ † Terence Steven McQueen - Monday, March 24, 1930 - 5' 9½" - Beech Grove, Indiana, USA. Died: Friday, November 07, 1980 (aged of 50) - Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Cause of death; (heart attack following surgery for metastasized cancer stemming from Mesothelioma).
Steve McQueen Born in Beech Grove, Indiana, he was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from cancer in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular culture. McQueen was an avid motorcycle and racecar enthusiast.