J. Peverell Marley

J. Peverell Marley

Born Aug 14, 1901

J. Peverell Marley was an American cinematographer. He is one of only six cinematographers to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Marley is credited under several different names including Pev Marley, Peverell Marley, Peverly Marley, and Peveerell Marley.… Read More

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1901 Birth Born on August 14, 1901.


1923 21 Years Old Born in San Jose, California, Marley began his career soon after graduating high school during the silent film era. His first film was the 1923 Cecil B. DeMille biblical epic The Ten Commandments. … Read More
1929 27 Years Old He went on to work on 1929's The Godless Girl, starring his then-fiancee Lina Basquette. … Read More


1938 36 Years Old In the 1930s, Marley received an Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography on the 1938 historical drama Suez.


1948 46 Years Old In 1948, he was nominated again for his work on the film Life with Father, starring Elizabeth Taylor and William Powell.


1952 50 Years Old After his divorce from Darnell in 1952, Marley continued to work on films including 1952's The Greatest Show on Earth for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Cinematography - Color.
1954 52 Years Old The following year, he filmed House of Wax, followed by King Richard and the Crusaders in 1954, Serenade in 1956, and The Spirit of St. Louis in 1957. … Read More
1961 59 Years Old Marley last worked on a 1961 episode of the series Bus Stop.


1964 63 Years Old He died on February 2, 1964 in Santa Barbara, and is interred at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. … Read More
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