From brooding antiheroes to daring action stars, he seamlessly transitioned between genres and characters. Whether he was portraying a rebellious cop in Bullitt, a determined prisoner-of-war in The Great Escape, or a charismatic thief in The Thomas Crown Affair, McQueen captivated audiences with his magnetic presence and delivered performances that left an indelible mark on cinema.
"I haven't seen Berlin yet, from the ground of from the air, and I plan on doing both before the war is over."
"Left early. Please come with the money... or, you keep the Rolls. All my love, Tommy."
"It was the wrong wave. They come in a series of seven. The seventh wave is big enough to take us both out beyond the point of return."
"You sell whatever you want, but don't sell it here tonight."