Released in December of 1959…Wow! What an amazing ride for this incredible, cinematic masterpiece!!!
I really like this short mini bio! Nice screen shots from The Fall of the Roman Empire as well………(my favorite!)
Stephen Boyd’s birth name was William Millar.
Stephen Boyd passed away on June 2, 1977, in Granada Hills, California, from a heart attack. Boyd died shortly after completing a guest role on the popular TV series, HAWAII FIVE-O. He had a heart attack while playing golf.
In 1956, Boyd signed a seven-year contract with 20th Century Fox. Stephen Boyd’s first role in a motion picture was portraying an Irish spy in the movie, THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS.
Stephen also received a nomination for his role in the movie, LISA.
Stephen Boyd is best known for his roles in several historical epics, including: THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, THE BIBLE, and, of course, BEN-HUR.
Stephen Boyd’s notable movie credits include…
LADY DRACULA (1978)
THE SQUEEZE (1977)
EVIL IN THE DEEP (1976)
THE BIG GAME (1972)
THE OSCAR (1966)
FANTASTIC VOYAGE (1966)
THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (1964)
SEVEN WAVES AWAY (1957)
BORN FOR TROUBLE (1955)
Stephen Boyd in BEN-HUR.
Stephen Boyd with his co-stars in FANTASTIC VOYAGE (1966).
Stephen Boyd in THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (1964).
This is a truly amazing experience if you have never witnessed Ben-Hur (1959) on the big screen! Don’t miss this major cinematic event!
Boyd and Heston on the circus track!
How the ancients’ love of chariot racing became a metaphor for the human condition.
♥️ A little philosophy about Love and the Soul for Valentine’s Day!
HOLY CAESAR!! Alert to all Stephen Boyd fans. Finally TCM is airing my favorite all time movie The Fall of the Roman Empire this month on January 17th. Ben-Hur is airing again on January 3rd as well! Strap on your Roman helmets and get ready to watch some amazing peplums. Maybe FOTRE will gather a few more fans….!