Lee Marvin

Mostly Credited As: Lee Marvin
Date Of Birth: February 19, 1924 (Age 63)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Date Of Death: August 29, 1987
Cause Of Death: Heart Attack
Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)

Lee Marvin

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.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
M Squad (1957)As: Lt. Frank Ballinger
Episode Cast Credits 

Omnibus (1967) 
  The Last Moguls 20x07: (May/23/1986) As Himself 

Wogan (1982) 
  Series 3, Show 1 03x01: (Jan/14/1984) As Himself 

The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1973) 
  The American Film Institute Salute to James Cagney 02x01: (Mar/18/1974) As Himself 

The Flip Wilson Show (1970) 
  Ruth Buzzi, Lee Marvin, Jackie Vernon, Chi-Lites 02x25: (Mar/09/1972) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  Woody Allen, The Yale Glee Club 23x03: (Oct/12/1969) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 39th Annual Academy Awards 15x01: (Apr/10/1967) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 38th Annual Academy Awards 14x01: (Apr/18/1966) As Winner: Best Actor (for 'Cat Ballou') 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 23rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 23x01: (Feb/28/1966) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical (for 'Cat Ballou') 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  Sound of a Faraway Hill 04x06: (Oct/29/1964) As Buddy Bishop 
  One for the Road 01x27: (Apr/12/1962) As Dr. Paul Probeck 

The Great Adventure (1963) 
  Six Wagons to the Sea 01x04: (Oct/18/1963) As Misok Bedrozian 

Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963) 
  The Case Against Paul Ryker (2) 01x02: (Oct/17/1963) As Sgt. Paul Ryker 
  The Case Against Paul Ryker (1) 01x01: (Oct/10/1963) As Sgt. Paul Ryker 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  Steel 05x02: (Oct/04/1963) As Steel Kelly 
  The Grave 03x07: (Oct/27/1961) As Conny Miller 

Combat! (1962) 
  Bridge at Chalons 02x01: (Sep/17/1963) As Sgt. Turk, [Special Guest Stars]

The Dick Powell Show (1961) 
  Epilogue 02x27: (Apr/02/1963) As Finn 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  A Fist of Five 04x10: (Dec/04/1962) As Mike Brannon, [Special Guest Stars]
  Element of Danger 03x19: (Mar/22/1962) As Victor Rait, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Nick Acropolis Story 02x31: (Jun/01/1961) As Nick Acropolis, [Special Guest Stars]

The Virginian (1962) 
  It Tolls for Thee 01x09: (Nov/21/1962) As Martin Kalig 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Crucible 03x28: (Apr/08/1962) As Peter Kane 

Ben Casey (1961) 
  A Story to Be Softly Told 01x16: (Jan/22/1962) As Gerry Bramson 

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  Mon Petit Chou 02x09: (Nov/24/1961) As Glenn Ryan 
  Sheba 01x12: (Jan/06/1961) As Woody Biggs 

The Investigators (1961) (1961) 
  The Oracle 01x02: (Oct/12/1961) As Nostradamus 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  The Joke's on Me 09x29: (Apr/16/1961) As Sid Benton 
  Don't You Remember? 08x31: (May/08/1960) As Clerk 
  The Last Reunion 08x02: (Sep/27/1959) As Joe Kittridge 
  All I Survey 06x17: (Feb/02/1958) As Dick Giles 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Christopher Hale Story 04x25: (Mar/15/1961) As Jud Benedict, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Jose Morales Story 04x05: (Oct/26/1960) As Jose Morales, [Special Guest Stars]

The Steve Allen Show (1956) 
  Season 5, Episode 3 05x03: (Oct/12/1959) As Himself 
  Season 4, Episode 19 04x19: (Jan/25/1959) As Himself 
  NBC Fall Preview 04x03: (Sep/21/1958) As Himself 

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) 
  Man in Orbit 01x26: (May/11/1959) As David Roberts 

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951) 
  A Fistful of Love 08x15: (Jan/02/1959) As guest star 
  Easy Going Man 06x41: (Aug/02/1957) As Jim Patterson 

Climax! (1954) 
  Time of the Hanging 04x33: (May/22/1958) As Mannon Tate 
  Stain of Honor 03x21: (Feb/14/1957) As Brush 
  Bailout at 43,000 Feet 02x15: (Dec/29/1955) As Captain Cavallero 

Kraft Television Theatre (1947) (1947) 
  The Fool Killer 09x24: (Mar/07/1956) As Milo Bogardus 

Studio One (1948) 
  Shakedown Cruise 08x08: (Nov/07/1955) As Teale 

Suspense (US) (1949) 
  Needle in a Haystack 06x11: (Nov/10/1953) As guest star 
  The Parcel 02x28: (Mar/14/1950) As Barrow 

Dragnet (1951) (1951) 
  The Big Whiff 02x10: (Jan/15/1953) As James Mitchell 
  The Big Cast 01x05: (Feb/14/1952) As Henry Ross 

Biff Baker U.S.A. (1952) 
  Alpine Assignment 01x05: (Dec/04/1952) As Captain Hollis 
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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.