Lee Marvin

1924 - 1987

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Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) was an American film and television actor. Known for his distinctive voice and premature white hair, Marvin initially appeared in supporting roles, mostly villains, soldiers, and other hardboiled characters. A prominent television role was that of Detective Lieutenant Frank Ballinger in the crime series M Squad (1957–1960). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Marvin has received more than 5,354,293 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia. Lee Marvin is the 418th most popular actor (down from 348th in 2019), the 800th most popular biography from United States (down from 708th in 2019) and the 219th most popular American Actor.

Lee Marvin was an American actor. He is most famous for his roles in films such as Cat Ballou, The Dirty Dozen, and Paint Your Wagon.

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Among actors, Lee Marvin ranks 418 out of 10,030Before him are Armin Mueller-Stahl, Marina Vlady, Penélope Cruz, Robert Wagner, Gena Rowlands, and James Earl Jones. After him are Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jack Palance, Desmond Llewelyn, Kevin Kline, Javier Bardem, and Joan Collins.

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Among people born in 1924, Lee Marvin ranks 36Before him are Christopher Tolkien, Georges Charpak, Willard Boyle, Kōbō Abe, Dmitry Yazov, and Ed Wood. After him are Francisco Macías Nguema, Karmapa, Guy Williams, Antony Hewish, Robert Solow, and Gene Deitch. Among people deceased in 1987, Lee Marvin ranks 24Before him are John Howard Northrop, Fahri Korutürk, Thomas Sankara, Lino Ventura, Jascha Heifetz, and Walter Houser Brattain. After him are Joseph Campbell, Jacqueline du Pré, Jean Anouilh, William P. Murphy, Anthony de Mello, and Georg Wittig.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lee Marvin ranks 800 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Morphy (1837), Robert Wagner (1930), George Cukor (1899), Linda Lovelace (1949), Gena Rowlands (1930), and James Earl Jones (1931). After him are Jack Palance (1919), Kim Kardashian (1980), William Friedkin (1935), Joseph Campbell (1904), Kevin Kline (1947), and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1918).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lee Marvin ranks 219Before him are Matthew McConaughey (1969), Raquel Welch (1940), Tobin Bell (1942), Robert Wagner (1930), Gena Rowlands (1930), and James Earl Jones (1931). After him are Jack Palance (1919), Kevin Kline (1947), Renée Zellweger (1969), Mel Ferrer (1917), Gary Sinise (1955), and Jean Harlow (1911).

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