Mostly Credited As:
Lee MarvinDate Of Birth:
February 19, 1924 (Age 63)Country Of Birth:
New York, New YorkDate Of Death:
August 29, 1987Cause Of Death:
White-haired actor most famous for his tough guy roles in films such as The Dirty Dozen but won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1965 for his role in the comic western Cat Ballou.
|M Squad (1957)||As: Lt. Frank Ballinger|
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Final appearance on-screen was in Delta Force in which he co-starred with Chuck Norris. The film was released in 1985.
Claimed to be a direct descendant of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
Turned down one of the lead roles in Deliverance because he felt he was too old for the part.
Was one of the first actors to be sued for palimony by former live-in galpal Michelle Triola. The Court denied Ms. Triola any share of Marvin's assets but awarded her "spousal" support.
Second wife Pamela was once his high school sweetheart. The two re-united at a class reunion.
Turned down the starring role in the classic 1969 western The Wild Bunch in order to star in Paint Your Wagon which was a notorious flop.
Was an avid deep sea fisherman.
Lee Marvin Quotes
Marvin: I know my career is going badly because I'm being quoted correctly.
Marvin: If I have any appeal at all, it's to the fellow who takes out the garbage.