Lee Van Cleef

Highest Rated:
100% How the West Was Won (1963)
Lowest Rated:
33% The Octagon (1980)
Birthday:
Jan 9
Birthplace:
Somerville, New Jersey, USA
Bio:
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…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Mission Victory
  • Actor
-- 2007
Gangsters
  • Actor
-- 2005
Great American Western - Lee Van Cleef
  • Actor
-- 2003
Thieves of Fortune
  • Actor
-- 1989
Speed Zone
  • Grandfather
-- 1989
The Heist
  • Actor
-- 1989
Armed Response
  • Burt Roth
-- 1986
Killing Machine
  • Maitre Julot
-- 1985
Jungle Raiders
  • Inspector Warren
-- 1985
Kommando Leopard (Commando Leopard)
  • Actor
-- 1985
Geheimcode: Wildgänse (Code Name: Wild Geese)
  • China
-- 1984
Master
  • Actor
-- 1984
83% Escape from New York
  • Bob Hauk
-- 1981
The Hard Way
  • Actor
-- 1980
33% The Octagon
  • McCarn
-- 1980
The Squeeze (The Rip-Off)
  • Chris
-- 1978
Crime Boss
  • Actor
-- 1977
God's Gun (A Bullet from God) (Diamante Lobo)
  • Father John/Lewis
-- 1977
Nowhere to Hide
  • Actor
-- 1977
Bad Azz Muthaz: Kid Vengeance
  • McClain
-- 1977
Perfect Killer
  • Actor
-- 1977
Take a Hard Ride (Kid Vengeance)
  • Kiefer
-- 1977
Escape From Death Row
  • Actor
-- 1976
Mean Johnny Barrows
  • Actor
-- 1975
Mean Frank and Crazy Tony
  • Actor
-- 1975
El kárate, el Colt y el impostor (Blood Money)
  • Actor
-- 1974
Bad Man's River
  • Roy King
-- 1974
Escape from Death Row (Dio, sei proprio un padreterno)
  • Frankie Diomede
-- 1973
The Magnificent Seven Ride!
  • Chris
-- 1972
Storm Rider
  • Actor
-- 1972
Crime Boss
  • Actor
-- 1972
Il Grande duello (The Grand Duel)(Hell's Fighters)(Storm Rider)(The Big Showdown)
  • Clayton
-- 1972
È tornato Sabata... hai chiuso un'altra volta (Return of Sabata)
  • Sabata
-- 1972
Captain Apache (The Guns of April Morning) (Deathwork)
  • Capt. Apache
-- 1971
Deserter
  • Actor
-- 1971
Hunt the Man Down (Bad Man's River)
  • Actor
-- 1971
Barquero
  • Travis
-- 1970
El Condor (The Condor)
  • Jaroo
-- 1970
Ehi amico... c'è Sabata, hai chiuso! (Sabata)
  • Sabata
-- 1969
Commandos
  • Sgt. Sullivan
-- 1968
Beyond The Law
  • Cudlip
-- 1968
40% Da uomo a uomo (Death Rides A Horse) (As Man to Man)
  • Ryan
-- 1967
I Giorni dell'ira (Blood and Grit) (Day of Anger) (Gunlaw) (Days of Wrath)
  • Frank Talby
-- 1967
La Resa dei conti (The Big Gundown)(Account Rendered)
  • Jonathan Corbett
-- 1966
97% The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Bad
-- 1966
94% For a Few Dollars More (Per Qualche Dollaro in Più)
  • Col. Douglas Mortimer
-- 1965
100% How the West Was Won
  • Marty
-- 1963
93% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Reese
-- 1962
Posse from Hell
  • Leo
-- 1961
83% Ride Lonesome
  • Frank
-- 1959
The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery
  • Actor
-- 1959
Guns, Girls & Gangsters
  • Actor
-- 1959
80% The Young Lions
  • Sgt. Rickett
-- 1958
The Bravados
  • Alfonso Parral
-- 1958
Raiders of Old California
  • Actor
-- 1957
The Lonely Man
  • Faro
-- 1957
The Badge of Marshal Brennan
  • Shad Donaphin
-- 1957
The Tin Star
  • Ed McGaffey
-- 1957
China Gate
  • Maj. Cham
-- 1957
82% Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Ed Bailey
-- 1957
Hollywood or Bust
  • Actor
-- 1956
Accused of Murder
  • Sgt. Lackey
-- 1956
80% It Conquered the World
  • Tom Anderson
-- 1956
The Conqueror
  • Chepei
-- 1956
Pardners
  • Gus
-- 1956
Tribute to a Bad Man
  • Fat Jones
-- 1956
A Man Alone
  • Clantin
-- 1955
Mobs and Mayhem
  • Actor
-- 1955
Ten Wanted Men
  • Al Drucker
-- 1955
Treasure of Ruby Hills
  • Frank Emmett
-- 1955
92% The Big Combo
  • Fante
-- 1955
Yellow Tomahawk
  • Fireknife
-- 1954
Arrow in the Dust
  • Crew Boss
-- 1954
Gypsy Colt
  • Hank
-- 1954
Dawn At Socorro
  • Earl Ferris
-- 1954
94% The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms
  • Corporal Stone
  • Director
-- 1953
The Lawless Breed
  • Dirk Hanley
-- 1953
The Nebraskan
  • Reno
-- 1953
Arena
  • Smitty
-- 1953
96% High Noon
  • Jack Colby
-- 1952
80% Kansas City Confidential (The Secret Four)
  • Tony
-- 1952
Sullivan's Marauders
  • Actor
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Master Ninja
  • Actor
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Quotes from Lee Van Cleef's Characters

    1. The Man With No Name: [counting reward sums of outlaws he just killed] Ten thousand... twelve thousand... fifteen... sixteen... seventeen... twenty-two. Twenty-two? [a cowboy comes from behind, Monco turns and shoots him dead] ...Twenty-seven.
    2. Col. Douglas Mortimer: Any trouble, boy?
    3. The Man With No Name: No, old man. Thought I was having trouble with my adding. It's all right now.
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