Date of Birth:
Lee Van Cleef
9 January 1925
Lee Van Cleef played in 20 movies in the Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Music, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance, War, Western genres.
Lee Van Cleef got succeed with average imdb rating 6.3.
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... Read more