History Creator / LeeMarvin

27th Aug '17 9:11:44 PM jamespolk
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A decorated veteran of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, Marvin started acting in New York and appeared on Broadway in the early 1950s. In the movies he was first typecast as a brutal thug, usually in westerns and crime dramas such as ''Film/TheBigHeat'' (1953), ''Film/TheWildOne'' (1954, with Marlon Brando), ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' (1955) and ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance'' (1962). After a three-year stint as the star of television's ''M Squad'' (1957-60), Marvin gradually moved from villain to hero in the movies and by 1965 had won an Oscar for his dual role in the broad western comedy ''Film/CatBallou'' (1965).

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A decorated veteran of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, Marvin started acting in New York and appeared on Broadway in the early 1950s. In the movies he was first typecast as a brutal thug, usually in westerns and crime dramas such as ''Film/TheBigHeat'' ''The Big Heat'' (1953), ''Film/TheWildOne'' ''The Wild One'' (1954, with Marlon Brando), ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' (1955) and ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance'' ''The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance'' (1962). After a three-year stint as the star of television's ''M Squad'' (1957-60), Marvin gradually moved from villain to hero in the movies and by 1965 had won an Oscar for his dual role in the broad western comedy ''Film/CatBallou'' ''Cat Ballou'' (1965).



Tropes Associated with Lee Marvin

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15th Jul '17 9:00:36 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/TheCaineMutiny'' (1954)

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* ''Film/TheCaineMutiny'' ''Literature/TheCaineMutiny'' (1954)
15th Jul '17 8:22:30 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/PaintYourWagon'' (1969)
15th Jul '17 8:20:25 AM jamespolk
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* TeamDad: During TheSeventies and TheEighties, Marvin often served as leader or mentor figure to a younger group of heroes, as in ''Film/PrimeCut''. He mentored Creator/BurtLancaster in ''Film/TheProfessionals'', Creator/KeithCarradine in ''Film/EmperorOfTheNorth'', and even Creator/MarkHamill in ''Film/TheBigRedOne''.

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* TeamDad: During TheSeventies and TheEighties, Marvin often served as leader or mentor figure to a younger group of heroes, as in ''Film/PrimeCut''. He mentored Creator/BurtLancaster in ''Film/TheProfessionals'', Creator/KeithCarradine in ''Film/EmperorOfTheNorth'', and even Creator/MarkHamill in ''Film/TheBigRedOne''.''Film/TheBigRedOne''.

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!!Lee Marvin on TV Tropes:

* ''Film/TheBigHeat'' (1953)
* ''Film/TheWildOne'' (1953)
* ''Film/TheCaineMutiny'' (1954)
* ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' (1955)
* ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance'' (1962)
* ''Film/DonovansReef'' (1963)
* ''Film/TheKillers'' (1964)
* ''Film/CatBallou'' (1965)
* ''Film/ShipOfFools'' (1965)
* ''Film/TheProfessionals'' (1966)
* ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' (1967)
* ''Film/PointBlank'' (1967)
* ''Film/PrimeCut'' (1972)
* ''Film/EmperorOfTheNorth'' (1973)
* ''Film/TheBigRedOne'' (1980)
* ''Film/DeathHunt'' (1981)
* ''Literature/GorkyPark'' (1983)
* ''Film/TheDeltaForce'' (1986) -- last film
22nd Jun '17 5:37:32 AM AmuckCricetine
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* OldSoldier: Both in real life, and in movies like ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' and ''Film/DeltaForce''. During the War, he was a corporal in the Marines and was awarded the Purple Heart.

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* OldSoldier: Both in real life, and in movies like ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' and ''Film/DeltaForce''.''Film/TheDeltaForce''. During the War, he was a corporal in the Marines and was awarded the Purple Heart.
22nd Jun '17 5:37:09 AM AmuckCricetine
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* OldSoldier: Both in real life, and in movies like the Dirty Dozen and Delta Force. During the War, he was a corporal in the Marines and was awarded the Purple Heart.

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* OldSoldier: Both in real life, and in movies like the Dirty Dozen ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' and Delta Force.''Film/DeltaForce''. During the War, he was a corporal in the Marines and was awarded the Purple Heart.
22nd Jun '17 5:36:25 AM AmuckCricetine
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* CoolOldGuy: During the 60s and 70s he frequently played sharp dressed antiheroes with CoolGuns and fast cars.

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* CoolOldGuy: During the 60s TheSixties and 70s TheSeventies he frequently played sharp dressed antiheroes with CoolGuns and fast cars.



* TeamDad: During the 70s and 80s, Marvin often served as leader or mentor figure to a younger group of heroes, as in Film/PrimeCut. He mentored BurtLancaster in Film/TheProfessionals, KeithCarradine in Film/EmperorOfTheNorth, and even LukeSkywalker in Film/TheBigRedOne.

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* TeamDad: During the 70s TheSeventies and 80s, TheEighties, Marvin often served as leader or mentor figure to a younger group of heroes, as in Film/PrimeCut. ''Film/PrimeCut''. He mentored BurtLancaster Creator/BurtLancaster in Film/TheProfessionals, KeithCarradine ''Film/TheProfessionals'', Creator/KeithCarradine in Film/EmperorOfTheNorth, ''Film/EmperorOfTheNorth'', and even LukeSkywalker Creator/MarkHamill in Film/TheBigRedOne.''Film/TheBigRedOne''.
6th Apr '17 4:05:06 PM UtterSedge
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*CoolOldGuy: During the 60s and 70s he frequently played sharp dressed antiheroes with CoolGuns and fast cars.



-->"The guy is built like granite. Nobody will ever underestimate him again".

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-->"The guy is built like granite. Nobody will ever underestimate him again".again".
*OldSoldier: Both in real life, and in movies like the Dirty Dozen and Delta Force. During the War, he was a corporal in the Marines and was awarded the Purple Heart.
*TeamDad: During the 70s and 80s, Marvin often served as leader or mentor figure to a younger group of heroes, as in Film/PrimeCut. He mentored BurtLancaster in Film/TheProfessionals, KeithCarradine in Film/EmperorOfTheNorth, and even LukeSkywalker in Film/TheBigRedOne.
13th Dec '16 7:48:12 AM Doug86
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A decorated veteran of WorldWarII, Marvin started acting in New York and appeared on Broadway in the early 1950s. In the movies he was first typecast as a brutal thug, usually in westerns and crime dramas such as ''Film/TheBigHeat'' (1953), ''Film/TheWildOne'' (1954, with Marlon Brando), ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' (1955) and ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance'' (1962). After a three-year stint as the star of television's ''M Squad'' (1957-60), Marvin gradually moved from villain to hero in the movies and by 1965 had won an Oscar for his dual role in the broad western comedy ''Film/CatBallou'' (1965).

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A decorated veteran of WorldWarII, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, Marvin started acting in New York and appeared on Broadway in the early 1950s. In the movies he was first typecast as a brutal thug, usually in westerns and crime dramas such as ''Film/TheBigHeat'' (1953), ''Film/TheWildOne'' (1954, with Marlon Brando), ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' (1955) and ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance'' (1962). After a three-year stint as the star of television's ''M Squad'' (1957-60), Marvin gradually moved from villain to hero in the movies and by 1965 had won an Oscar for his dual role in the broad western comedy ''Film/CatBallou'' (1965).
12th Dec '16 4:34:54 PM Xtifr
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'''Lee Marvin''' (February 19, 1924 August 29, 1987) Tall, rangy, white-haired and, at times, just plain mean-looking, Lee Marvin was one of the most rugged heroes of the big screen and one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the late 1960s.

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'''Lee Marvin''' Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 August 29, 1987) Tall, rangy, white-haired and, at times, just plain mean-looking, Lee Marvin was one of the most rugged heroes of the big screen and one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the late 1960s.
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