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Sal Mineo

Salvatore Mineo Jr. (January 10, 1939 – February 12, 1976) was an American actor, singer 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 (1955). Mineo also received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in Exodus (1960). A 1950s teen idol, Mineo's acting career declined in his adult years. He was murdered in 1976.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10th, 1939 (New York City), Died February 12th, 1976 (West Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 115116 8/5/1964 Why don't you love me Sal Mineo vocalist  
Decca 115117 8/5/1964 The girl across the way Sal Mineo vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mineo, Sal," accessed May 12, 2021,

Mineo, Sal. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 12, 2021, from

"Mineo, Sal." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 May 2021.

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