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Lee J. Cobb

Born: Dec 8, 1911

Death: Feb 11, 1976

Birthplace: The Bronx

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Lee J. Cobb

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1911
Date of Death : Feb 11, 1976
Birth Place : The Bronx

Lee J. Cobb was an American actor. He is best known for his performances in 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront, and one of his last films, The Exorcist. He also played the role of Willy Loman in the original Broadway production of Arthur Miller's 1949 play Death of a Salesman under the direction of Elia Kazan. On television, Cobb costarred in the first four seasons of the western series The Virginian. He typically played arrogant, intimidating, and abrasive characters, but often had roles as respectable figures such as judges and police officers.


  • Actor

Also known as

  • Lee Colt
  • Lee Jacoby
  • Lee Cobb
  • Leo Joachim Jacoby IV
  • Leo Jacob
  • Leo Jacoby
  • Cpl. Lee Cobb


  • Benjamin Jacob
  • Kate Neilecht


  • Helen Beverley
  • Mary Brako Hirsch


  • Julie Cobb
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