Lee Van Cleef

Born Jan 9, 1925

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 appearing in the last of these films he was propelled to stardom, becoming the hero in many of his later movies.… Read More

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1925 Birth Van Cleef was born on January 9, 1925 in Somerville, New Jersey, the son of Marion Levinia (née Van Fleet) and Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef Sr. Both of his parents were of Dutch ancestry. … Read More


1989 65 Years Old Two years later, he married his third wife, Barbara Havelone, to whom he remained married until his death in 1989.
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