Lee Van Cleef

Actor, Film actor

1925 – 1989

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Who was Lee Van Cleef?

Clarence Leroy "Lee" Van Cleef, Jr., was an American film actor who appeared mostly in Westerns and action pictures. His sharp features and piercing eyes led to his being cast as a villain in scores of films, such as Kansas City Confidential, High Noon, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. After his success in the last of these, he played the hero in many of his later movies.

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Born
Jan 9, 1925
Somerville
Also known as
  • Clarence Leroy Van Cleef, Jr.
  • Lee Van Cleff
  • Lee VanCleef
  • Clarence Leroy Van Cleef Jr.
  • Clarence Leroy ""Lee"" Van Cleef, Jr.
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Dutch-American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Oxnard
Died
Dec 16, 1989
Oxnard
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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