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Name: Steve Cochran  
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Date of Birth: 25th May 1917
Place of Birth: Eureka, California, USA
Profession: Actor
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Actor Steve Cochran in What You Need (Twilight Zone episode 1959)

Film actor Steve Cochran (May 25, 1917 - June 15, 1965) was born Robert Alexander Cochran in Eureka, California. He was a graduate of the University of Wyoming in 1939.

From 1949 to 1952, he worked for Warner Brothers (mostly supporting roles, often playing boxers and gangsters) and appeared in many films including The Chase (1946), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Highway 301 (1950) and The Damned Don't Cry! (1950). Cochran starred in a string of B-movies throughout the late 1950s, including Carnival Story. In 1965 he died on his yacht off the coast of Guatemala due to an acute lung infection. His body, along with three alive but upset female assistence, remained onboard for ten days until the boat drifted to shore and was found by authorites.

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