The Charles Bronson
Charles Bronson served as an aircraft gunner in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II in 1943 before commencing his acting career. He performed 25 sorties in B-29 bombers and received the Purple Heart for his bravery throughout his time in the military.
A discharged soldier who had always aspired to be an artist used his military advantages to pursue his goal of becoming a Hollywood actor in 1945. It wasn’t hard for him to take on parts as an actor such as police officer, vigilante, and gunfighter because of his natural talent.