On his return, he became a movie actor and starred in a number of motion pictures until his death in Arizona on August 29, Marvin then tells a story of heroism in battle about the bravest man he ever knew who was also awarded the Navy Cross Bob Keeshan who later became best known as Captain Kangaroo.
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Nothing but love. All you need is love. He snatched the Los Angeles Times from his doormat and threw it at the front gate. LaBoo went careening after it, barking crazily. He snarled at LaBoo and walked down the hallway and into the living room. LaBoo charged past him and jumped onto a chair. I'm gonna get me a beer? I feel like a beer. Hell, I need a beer. Where are my glasses?
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See the full list. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Down 1, this week. Prematurely white-haired character star who began as a supporting player of generally vicious demeanor, then metamorphosed into a star of both action and drama projects, Lee Marvin was born in New York City, the son of Courtenay Washington Davidge , a fashion writer, and Lamont Waltman Marvin, an advertising executive. The young Marvin was thrown
Photo added by William Bjornstad. He is best remembered for his tough-guy roles in such movies as "The Dirty Dozen" , "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" , "Cat Ballou" , "Sergeant Riker" and dozens of western and military movies, sometimes as the hero and often as a villain. Lee, who was his first cousin, four times removed. Incorrigible as a youth, he was thrown out of numerous schools, until he enlisted in the Marine Corps at the beginning of World War II. He was wounded in June during the Battle of Saipan, and spent the remainder of the war convalescing in New York. Released from the military at the end of the war, he obtained work as a plumber's apprentice, and while repairing a toilet in a theater, was asked to stand-in for a sick actor during a rehearsal. Bitten by a love of acting, he returned to New York City, where he studied acting and began to play small roles in off-Broadway productions. After a long run of small television roles, he moved to Hollywood, where he began playing villains and cops, mostly as an extra. Given a leading role in "Eight Iron Men" , he became noticed as an actor, and better roles came his way. He had a very successful run as a police detective in the television series "M Squad"