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Birth Name: Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef, Jr

Born: 9 January 1925 Died: 16 December 1989

Country of origin: United States

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Patsy Ruth


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Description: Following a wartime tour with the Navy, New Jersey-born Lee Van Cleef supported himself as an accountant. Like fellow accountant-turned-actor Jack Elam, Van Cleef was advised by his clients that he had just the right satanic facial features to thrive as a movie villain. With such rare exceptions as The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1954), Van Cleef spent most of his early screen career on the wrong side of the law, menacing everyone from Gary Cooper (High Noon) to the Bowery Boys (Private Eyes) with his cold, shark-eyed stare. Van Cleef left Hollywood in the '60s to appear in European spaghetti Westerns, initially as a secondary ac ... (more)
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7.1
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4. High Noon (1952)
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7.9
551 Watched
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7.9
469 Watched




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Rating:
8.2
779 Watched
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6.8
208 Watched
3. Bonanza (1959)
Rating:
6.4
163 Watched
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7.9
71 Watched
5. Perry Mason (1957)
Rating:
7.3
63 Watched





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