Steve McQueen would demand free clothes from movie studios so he could donate them to the boy's reformatory he went to!
Steve McQueen is one of the most famous actors of all time. He had an odd reputation when it came to his dealings with movie studios though. McQueen was known for requesting bulk amounts of jeans, men's razors and other essentials from a studio when he agreed to do a film with them.
People later found out that McQueen was donating these items to the Boy's Republic Reformatory School. He attended the school as a teen and would occasionally go back to visit with the students.
McQueen had a tough childhood; his father left he and his mom alone, who developed alcoholism. She eventually left him with his granparents until his teen years. She had remarried by then, and McQueen didn't like his stepfather one bit.
McQueen was sent to the California Junior Boys Republic reform school because he threatened to kill his stepfather after the police caught him stealing hubcaps.