How old was Sterling Hayden in the movie The Godfather?

Sterling Hayden was 55 in The Godfather when he played the character 'Capt. Mark McCluskey'.

That was over 51 years ago in 1972.

In 1986 he died aged 70, starring in 68 films in his career, 21 of those after The Godfather was first released. If he were alive today he would be 106.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Godfather, I think Sterling Hayden looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola has worked with Sterling Hayden just once in his career.
  • Sterling Hayden's first movie was as 'Norman Williams' in Virginia, released in 1941 when he was 23
  • The Godfather scores 8.7 out of 10 on TMDB.
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The cast of The Godfather

Sterling Hayden's other movies