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Lee Van Cleef

Lee Van Cleef
Photo: Giulio Petroni (director) PEC/United Artists / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

January 9, 1925


December 16, 1989


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


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6 ft 1¾ in | 187 cm


85 kg | 187 lbs

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Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef Jr. was born in Somerville, New Jersey, United States, on February 22, 1959, was an American actor.

Young Lee Van Cleef first started performing in amateur theater productions.

He made his big screen debut in Western film High Noon (1952) in role as Jack Colby.

He got his television debut in Western series Sky King (1952) in role as Mark.

Lee's breakthrough performance came as "Angel Eyes" / "The Bad" in epic spaghetti Western film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966).

Lee Van Cleef Height and Weight

How tall was Lee Van Cleef and what was his weight? Lee Van Cleef's height was 6' 1¾" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 187 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 187 іn pоunds or 85 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He starred in Spaghetti Westerns:

For a Few Dollars More (1965) as Colonel Douglas Mortimer

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) as "Angel Eyes" / "The Bad"

The Big Gundown (1966) as Jonathan Corbett

Death Rides a Horse (1967) as Frank Talby

Day of Anger (1967) as Frank Talby

Beyond the Law (1968) as Billy Joe Cudlip

Bad Man's River (1971) as Roy King

The Grand Duel (1972) as Sheriff Clayton

The Stranger and the Gunfighter (1974) as Dakota

Take a Hard Ride (1975) as Kiefer

God's Gun (1976) as Father John / Lewis

He played Sabata in Italian Spaghetti Western films Sabata (1969) and Return of Sabata (1971).

Kansas City Confidential (1952) noir crime as Tony Romano

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) science fiction as Corporal Stone

The Big Combo (1955) noir crime as Fante

It Conquered the World (1956) science fiction as "Flash" Logan

Escape from New York (1981) science fiction action as Police Commissioner Bob Hauk

Armed Response (1986) action thriller as Burt Roth

Best TV Shows

He played John Peter McAllister in NBC action adventure television series The Master (1984).


Graduated from Somerville High School New Jersey.

He served in the U.S. Navy aboard minesweepers and sub chasers during World War II.

He was discharged from the Navy in 1946.

Had Dutch ancestry.

He was hetero-chromatic with one eye being blue and other green.

Lee died on December 16, 1989, Oxnard, California, United States, at the age of 64.


He was married to:

Barbara Havelone (1976-1989)

Joan Marjorie Drane (1960-1974)

Patsy Ruth Kahle (1943-1960), they had three children: Alan, Deborah and David