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Lee J. Cobb (1911–1976)

Actor | Director | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
12 Angry Men (1957) | The Exorcist (1973) | The Virginian (1962–1971)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Cpl. Lee Cobb | Lee Cobb | Lee Colt
BORN 
Dec 8, 1911 (died Feb 11, 1976)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (70 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Origins of the MafiaOrigins of the Mafia (TV Mini-series) Bartolomeo Gramignano / Bartolomeo Gramignano (episode "Gli antenati") (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Gli antenati (Aug 18, 1976) Bartolomeo Gramignano  Less
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Colonel Josiah Johnson (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
    • The Colonel (Dec 16, 1974) Colonel Josiah Johnson  Less
  • Primary photo for The Great Ice Rip-OffThe Great Ice Rip-Off (TV Movie) Willy Calso  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Trapped Beneath the SeaTrapped Beneath the Sea (TV Movie) Victor Bateman  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Dr. MaxDr. Max (TV Movie) Dr. Maxwell 'Max' Gordon  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Double IndemnityDouble Indemnity (TV Movie) Barton Keyes  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for McCloudMcCloud (TV Series) Alexander Montello (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Heat of AngerHeat of Anger (TV Movie) Frank Galvin  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Young LawyersThe Young Lawyers (TV Series) Attorney David Barrett (24 episodes, 1970–1971)  Less 1970–1971 24
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  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for To Confuse the AngelTo Confuse the Angel (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Death of a SalesmanDeath of a Salesman (TV Movie) Willy Loman  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Judge Henry Garth / Judge Garth (120 episodes, 1962–1966)  Less 1962–1966 120
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  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Ernie Wigman (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Grayson Foxhall / Dominic Roma (2 episodes, 1960–1962)  Less 1960–1962 2
  • Primary photo for Vincent Van Gogh: A Self-PortraitVincent Van Gogh: A Self-Portrait (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Paul Delito (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) Capt. Maximillian Gault (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Dr. Hochberg / Miguel de Cervantes / Don Quixote de la Mancha / Alonso Quijana (2 episodes, 1959–1960)  Less 1959–1960 2
    • Men in White (Sep 30, 1960) Dr. Hochberg  Less
    • I, Don Quixote (Nov 9, 1959) Miguel de Cervantes / Don Quixote de la Mancha / Alonso Quijana  Less
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Dr. Lawrence Doner / Al Bengsten (2 episodes, 1957–1959)  Less 1957–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) El Jefe (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Drifter / Captain Andrew Watling (2 episodes, 1956–1958)  Less 1956–1958 2
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Dr. Joseph Pearson (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Zocco (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Producers' ShowcaseProducers' Showcase (TV Series) Rubashev (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for MedicMedic (TV Series) Henry Fisher (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Emile Zola (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Matt Erwin (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Lights OutLights Out (TV Series) David Stevenson (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
    • The Veil (Oct 29, 1951) David Stevenson  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales of TomorrowTales of Tomorrow (TV Series) Wayne Crowder (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for Somerset Maugham TV TheatreSomerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series) Charles Strickland (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (18 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Strictly CourtroomStrictly Courtroom (TV Movie) Juror #3 (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Role Model: Gene WilderRole Model: Gene Wilder (TV Movie) Willy Loman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Inside the Jury RoomInside the Jury Room (Video) Juror #3 (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Lt. William Kinderman (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • The Exorcist (Oct 16, 2007) Lt. William Kinderman (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Johnny Friendly (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • None Without Sin (Sep 3, 2003) Johnny Friendly (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hopalong Cassidy: Public Hero #1Hopalong Cassidy: Public Hero #1 (TV Movie) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (TV Movie) Actor 'Three Faces of Eve' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 50th Annual Tony AwardsThe 50th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Willy Loman (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Fonda on FondaFonda on Fonda (TV Movie) Juror #3 (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Henry Fonda: The Man and His MoviesHenry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (TV Movie) Actor in '12 Angry Men' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Meanest Men in the WestThe Meanest Men in the West (TV Movie) Judge Henry Garth (archive footage)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Bull of the WestThe Bull of the West (TV Movie) Judge Garth (archive footage)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Final HourThe Final Hour Judge Garth (archive footage)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Devil's ChildrenThe Devil's Children Judge Henry Garth (credit only) (archive footage)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Brazen BellThe Brazen Bell Judge Garth (archive footage)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Frontier JusticeFrontier Justice (TV Series) Captain Andrew Watling (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
    • Death Watch (Jul 14, 1958) Captain Andrew Watling (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Phantom CreepsThe Phantom Creeps (TV Movie) Road Crew Foreman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for The Phantom CreepsThe Phantom Creeps Road Crew Foreman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1939

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