Lee J. Cobb

Actor
A powerhouse actor of both stage and screen, Cobb joined the Group Theater in 1935, appearing in Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" and "Golden Boy" before making his screen debut in 1937. He often played boorish ... Read more »
Born: 12/08/1911 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (57)

Arthur Miller on Home Ground 1978 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Cross Shot 1975 (Movie)

Dante Ragusa (Actor)

Blood Sweat and Fear 1974 (Movie)

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Double Indemnity 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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That Lucky Touch 1974 (Movie)

General Steedeman (Actor)

The Nark 1974 (Movie)

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Ultimatum 1974 (Movie)

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The Exorcist 1973 (Movie)

Lieutenant Kinderman (Actor)

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing 1972 (Movie)

Lapchance (Actor)

Lawman 1971 (Movie)

Vincent Bronson (Actor)

The Young Lawyers 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

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The Liberation of L.B. Jones 1970 (Movie)

Oman Hedgepath (Actor)

Las Vegas 500 Milliones 1969 (Movie)

Skorsky (Actor)

MacKenna's Gold 1969 (Movie)

The Editor (Actor)

Macho Callahan 1969 (Movie)

Duffy (Actor)

Coogan's Bluff 1968 (Movie)

Lieutenant McElroy (Actor)

Il Giorno della Civetta 1967 (Movie)

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In Like Flint 1967 (Movie)

Cramden (Actor)

Death of a Salesman 1965 - 1966 (TV Show)

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Our Man Flint 1965 (Movie)

Cramden (Actor)

Come Blow Your Horn 1963 (Movie)

Mr Baker (Actor)

How the West Was Won 1962 (Movie)

Lou Ramsey (Actor)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1962 (Movie)

Julio Madariaga (Actor)

The General Electric Theater 1952 - 1962 (TV Show)

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DuPont Show of the Month 1957 - 1961 (TV Show)

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Exodus 1960 (Movie)

Barak Ben Canaan (Actor)

Playhouse 90 1956 - 1960 (TV Show)

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The Trap 1959 (Movie)

Victor Massonetti (Actor)

But Not For Me 1958 (Movie)

Jeremiah MacDonald (Actor)

Green Mansions 1958 (Movie)

Nuflo (Actor)

Man of the West 1958 (Movie)

Dock Tobin (Actor)

Party Girl 1958 (Movie)

Rico Angelo (Actor)

The Brothers Karamazov 1958 (Movie)

Fyodor Karamazov (Actor)

12 Angry Men 1957 (Movie)

3rd Juror (Actor)

The Three Faces of Eve 1957 (Movie)

Dr Luther (Actor)

Medic 1954 - 1956 (TV Show)

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The Garment Jungle 1956 (Movie)

Walter Mitchell (Actor)

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit 1956 (Movie)

Judge Bernstein (Actor)

The Left Hand of God 1955 (Movie)

Mieh Yang (Actor)

The Road to Denver 1955 (Movie)

Jim Donovan (Actor)

Gorilla at Large 1954 (Movie)

Detective Sergeant Garrison (Actor)

On the Waterfront 1954 (Movie)

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The Racers 1954 (Movie)

Maglio (Actor)

Yankee Pasha 1954 (Movie)

Sultan (Actor)

Sirocco 1951 (Movie)

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The Family Secret 1951 (Movie)

Howard Clark (Actor)

Boomerang 1947 (Movie)

Chief Robinson (Actor)

Anna and the King of Siam 1946 (Movie)

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The Song of Bernadette 1942 (Movie)

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Golden Boy 1938 (Movie)

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Ali Baba Goes to Town 1936 (Movie)

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Dr. Max (TV Show)

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Heat of Anger (TV Show)

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Origins of the Mafia (TV Show)

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The Great Ice Rip-Off (TV Show)

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Trapped Beneath the Sea (TV Show)

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Biography

A powerhouse actor of both stage and screen, Cobb joined the Group Theater in 1935, appearing in Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" and "Golden Boy" before making his screen debut in 1937. He often played boorish characters or heavies, most memorably as the corrupt boss in "On The Waterfront" (1954) and the bigot in "Twelve Angry Men" (1957). He is also remembered for creating the role of Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's 1949 play "Death of a Salesman", which he recreated for television in 1966.

Relationships

Helen Beverly

Wife
married on February 1940

Julie Cobb

Daughter
born c. 1947 survived him married to actor James Cromwell

Mary Hirsch

Wife
Married on June 27, 1957 until his death 1976

EDUCATION

City College of New York

New York , New York

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