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Lightning, Alexander and more McQueens in movies

Steve McQueen in Bullitt (1968).

Steve McQueen in Bullitt (1968). Credit: Steve McQueen in Bullitt (1968).

Lightning McQueen and his cohorts are ready to start their engines as “Cars 3” zooms into theaters. The cocky race car isn’t the only McQueen to make his mark on screen. Here are four others.

BUTTERFLY McQUEEN — The squeaky-voiced actress, who graduated from high school in Babylon, will forever be remembered as the slave Prissy in “Gone With the Wind” (1939). She also was memorable as Joan Crawford’s housekeeper in “Mildred Pierce” (1945).

STEVE MCQUEEN — Dubbed “the King of Cool,” the actor lived up to that moniker in a number of macho movies of the ’60s, including “The Magnificent Seven” (1960), “The Great Escape” (1963) and “Bullitt” (1968). He was also an avid motorcyclist and a trained pilot.

STEVE MCQUEEN — The London-born director earned an Academy Award nomination for helming the brutal drama “12 Years a Slave” (2015), which won the best-picture Oscar. He is now working on a documentary on the late rapper Tupac Shakur.

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN — The Brit fashion designer, who died in 2010 at age 40, directed three of Björk’s music videos. He is also the subject of Ian Bonhôte’s documentary “McQueen,” which was picked up by Bleecker Street for North American distribution rights earlier this month.

— Daniel Bubbeo

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