CATEGORIES Movie NewsIt's been 45 years since "Bonnie and Clyde" erupted on the scene (on August 13, 1967) like a rude burst of Tommy-gun fire, sending American movies reeling. The stylish crime biopic -- with its glamorously doomed antihieroes, its introduction of French New Wave film grammar to Hollywood, its wildly abrupt tonal shifts between comic and horrific, and its violence so extreme and kinetic it was almost poetic -- claimed a lot of firsts. It made full-fledged stars out of Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, kickstarted the careers of several other young actors, and launched a renaissance in American filmmaking.
As for those playing the bank robbers, some made out like bandits, some bought themselves a lifetime of good will, and some vanished. Here's what became of the old gang.