Andrew Headland Jr. ©Stars and StripesKeelung, Taiwan, November, 1965: Co-stars Steve McQueen and Candice Bergen on location during the filming of "The Sand Pebbles," in which McQueen played a Navy machinist's mate and Bergen a schoolteacher in 1920s Shanghai. In real life, McQueen served in the Marine Corps, where he managed to rebound from a troubled past. "The Marines gave me discipline I could live with," he once said. "By the time I got out, I could deal with things on a more realistic level."

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign up to receive a daily email of today's top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign Up Now