Lee MarvinOscar Winner
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Lee was born on February 19th, 1924. He died on August 29th, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona, USA (heart attack). He has been a credited actor since the 1954 film The Caine Mutiny.
Lee Marvin was a dependable leading actor. He has starred in four films including the 1974 crime film Klansman as the character Sheriff Track Bascomb, the 1970 western movie Monte Walsh playing Monte Walsh and the 1969 comedy release Paint Your Wagon cast as Ben Rumson.
Lee was a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in five films including: the 1963 adventure film Donovan's Reef as the character Thomas Aloysius 'Boats' Gilhooley, the 1962 western movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance playing Liberty Valance and the 1957 drama release Raintree County cast as Orville 'Flash' Perkins.
Lee Marvin has earned salaries up to $1,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1969 comedy film Paint Your Wagon, which brought in $32,000,000 at the box office.
Lee has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least three magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over three publications and featured in two magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least five books. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Lee Marvin has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role as Kid Shelleen/Tim Strawn in the 1965 movie Cat Ballou.