Steve Cochran

Steve Cochran
1917 - 1965
Steve Cochran  American Actor

Steve Cochran dating history


Steve Cochran was previously married to Jonna Jensen (1961 - 1965), Fay McKenzie (1946 - 1948) and Florence Lockwood (1935 - 1946).

Steve Cochran was in relationships with Merle Oberon (1963), Mamie Van Doren (1959), Yvette Vickers (1958), Pamela Duncan (1957 - 1958), Esperanza Baur (1956 - 1957), Eugenia Paul (1955), Jayne Mansfield (1954 - 1955), Ida Lupino (1954), Nejla Ates (1953), Denise Darcel (1952 - 1955), Miroslava (1951), Dorothy Hart (1950), Sabrina, Kay Kendall, Mara Lane and Mae West.

Steve Cochran had encounters with Lita Milan (1958), Barbara Nichols (1955 - 1958), Ruth Roman (1950), Yvonne De Carlo (1950), Barbara Payton (1950) and Jeanne Carmen.


American Actor Steve Cochran was born Robert Alexander Cochran on 25th May, 1917 in Eureka, California and passed away on 15th Jun 1965 Guatemala Coast, Pacific Ocean aged 48. He is most remembered for "Big" Ed in White Heat. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Steve Cochran was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Anne Baxter in Carnival Story (1954) and Doris Day in Storm Warning (1951).

Steve Cochran is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from California and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 12 years 6 years, 8 months 3 years
Dating16 3 years, 8 months 4 months, 25 days 12 days
Encounter6 3 years, 3 months 6 months, 23 days -
Total25 12 years 1 year, 2 months 12 days


First Name Steve
Middle Name Alexander
Last Name Cochran
Full Name at Birth Robert Alexander Cochran
Age 48 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th May, 1917
Birthplace Eureka, California
Died 15th June, 1965
Place of Death Guatemala Coast, Pacific Ocean
Cause of Death Acute Infectious Edema
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Husky, hirsute, darkly handsome
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Wyoming (1939)
Occupation Text Actor,Director, Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame "Big" Ed in White Heat
Year(s) Active 1945–1965, 1944–1965
Official Websites,,
Family Member ex-brother-in-law of Ida Mae McKenzie, ex-brother-in-law of Ella McKenzie., Ex-son-in-law of Eva McKenzie, Ex-son-in-law of Robert McKenzie., Daughter, Xandra
Friend Merle Oberon

Steve Cochran (born Robert Alexander Cochran, May 25, 1917 – June 15, 1965) was an American film, television and stage actor. He attended the University of Wyoming. After a stint working as a cowboy, Cochran developed his acting skills in local theatre and gradually progressed to Broadway, film and television.

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Steve Cochran48 GeminiActor
Merle Oberon68 AquariusActress
Jonna Jensen81
Mamie Van Doren92 AquariusActress
Yvette Vickers81 VirgoModel (Adult/Glamour)
Lita Milan90Actress
Pamela Duncan80 CapricornActress
Esperanza Baur40 CancerActress
Barbara Nichols46 CapricornActress
Eugenia Paul75 PiscesActress
Jayne Mansfield34 AriesActress
Ida Lupino77 AquariusActress
Nejla Ates62 PiscesDancer
Denise Darcel86 VirgoActress
Miroslava29 PiscesActress
Dorothy Hart82 AriesActress
Ruth Roman76 CapricornActress
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress
Yvonne De Carlo84 VirgoActress
Fay McKenzie101 AquariusActress
Florence Lockwood-
Mara Lane93 LeoActress
Jeanne Carmen77 LeoActress
Mae West87 LeoActress
Sabrina80 TaurusModel (Adult/Glamour)
Kay Kendall33 TaurusActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
XandraFemaleFlorence Lockwood


Mozambique1965Brad WebsterMovie
Tell Me in the Sunlight1965DaveMovie
Mr. Broadway1964Buddy WarrinerTV Show
Burke's Law1963Fletcher Seamway, Phil Ross, St. John CarlisleTV Show
Of Love and Desire1963Steve CoreyMovie
Stoney Burke1962Mal TorranceTV Show
The Virginian1962Jamie DobbsTV Show
The Deadly Companions1961Billy KeplingerMovie
Bus Stop1961Jed ShelbyTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Obie RobertsTV Show
Route 661960Hank SaxonTV Show
The Renegade1960Rory O'NeillTV Movie
The Beat Generation1959Dave CulloranMovie
Bonanza1959Booth Shannon, Burk ShannonTV Show
The Untouchables1959Eddie Fletcher, Nate KesterTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Fred RenardTV Show
The Big Operator1959Bill GibsonMovie
Quantrill's Raiders1958Captain Alan WestcottMovie
Naked City1958Niccolo MoriTV Show
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958Chief CornplanterTV Show
I Mobster1958Joe SanteMovie
Slander1957H.R. ManleyMovie
Il Grido1957AldoMovie
Come Next Spring1956Matt BallotMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Marshal Cam TolbyTV Show
The Weapon1956Mark AndrewsMovie
Freemont: The Trailblazer1956John C. FremontTV Movie
Carnival Story1954Joe HammondMovie
Private Hell 361954Police Sgt. Cal BrunerMovie
Climax!1954Jack Rice, Ralph LeslieTV Show
Circus of Love1954Movie
Back to God's Country1953Paul BlakeMovie
The Desert Song1953Captain Claude FontaineMovie
G.E. True Theater1953DrogoTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953JoeTV Show
She's Back on Broadway1953Rick SommersMovie
Shark River1953Dan WebleyMovie
Death Valley Days1952Father Patrick ManogueTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Jim, SlickTV Show
Operation Secret1952Marcel BrevoortMovie
The Lion and the Horse1952Ben KirbyMovie
Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison1951Chuck DanielsMovie
Jim Thorpe -- All-American1951Peter AllendineMovie
Storm Warning1951Hank RiceMovie
The Tanks Are Coming1951Francis Aloysius 'Sully' SullivanMovie
Tomorrow Is Another Day1951Bill ClarkMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Raton Pass1951Cy Van CleaveMovie
Dallas1950Bryant MarlowMovie
Highway 3011950George LegenzaMovie
The Damned Don't Cry1950Nick PrentaMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Luke MartensTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Captain John PringleTV Show
White Heat1949Big Ed SomersMovie
NBC Presents1949TV Show
A Song Is Born1948Tony CrowMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Dan, Peter HadleyTV Show
Copacabana1947Steve HuntMovie
The Best Years of Our Lives1946CliffMovie
The Chase1946Eddie RomanMovie
The Kid from Brooklyn1946Speed McFarlaneMovie
Wonder Man1945Ten Grand JacksonMovie
Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion1945Jack HigginsMovie
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous1945Jimmy CookMovie
The Gay Senorita1945Tim O'BrienMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (8)

picksharonJul 25, 2011

I have been infatuated with Steve Cochran most of my 61 years.All I can say is I'm sorry that wonderful person is no longer with us.He was the ultimate male.

madhatternineMar 31, 2011

i wish you were happy

patricia wilsonNov 14, 2009

Steve Cochran and I go way back when I was a teenager. I wrote him fan letters and he answered with his REAL signature on them. He was iconic in the movie The Damned Don`t Cry with Joan Crawford and Il Grido. Does anyone know how I can acquire his latest film Come Next Spring? Thanks.

HansOct 4, 2009

do youknow anything the whereabout of Jonna Jensen - narried 1961 to Steve

magenta1000magenta1000Apr 17, 2009

Haha. I like his biography. XD

LEEFeb 23, 2009


maceddy65Nov 28, 2008

Steve was greatly underrated as an actor. Martin Scorcese has commented on two of his films --caling IL Grido a masterpiece and praising Steve`s performance. He sited Come Next Spring as an example of an excellent family film made on a modest budget.Steve, wh directed stage shows for the military during WW2. In 1956, he formed his own production company Robert Alexander Prod. and produced Il Grido in Italy. In 1965, just months before his death, he cowrote, directed and produced Tell Me In The Sunlight. The film was ready for release,when he died, on his boat, under bizarre circumstances. merle Oberon, his former lover and costar. asked the police to investigate hinting at foul play. The coroner determined death by natural causes. Steve is buried in Monterey, near the ocean he loved so dearlmr

mfan0825mfan0825Oct 31, 2007

Mr. Cochran is a wonderful, powerful actor. Not only can he play gangsters an other bad guys flawlessly but he can also play sensitive characters. It`s a shame more people don`t know about this genius. I`m happy that he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He more than deserves it. It`s a shame he never won an Oscar for one of his many brilliant performances. Mr. cochran dies waaay too young. He was only 48 years old. He still had his whole life ahead of him. Mr. Cochran is a perfect gentleman. Rest in peace Mr. Cochran. God rest your soul. I love you dearly. You are my hero, my idol and my rolemodel.

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