Knowledge Identifier: +Lee_Van_Cleef
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1925.
Countries: United States (79%), Italy (14%), China (3%)
Linked to: The New York Times, United States Navy, American Broadcasting Company, CBS
Van Cleef appeared six times between 1951 and 1955 as Burt Tanner on the children's western "The Adventures of Kit Carson", starring Bill Williams
He appeared with Chuck Connors and Pippa Scott in the 1960 episode "Trial by Fear" of CBS's "The DuPont Show with June Allyson"
Milton Sperling - Sperling later produced a Spanish made "spaghetti western" with Lee Van Cleef in the role of "Captain Apache" several television movies until his death by cancer in 1988
Lo Lieh - Lo played Ho Chiang in 1974 film "The Stranger and the Gunfighter", alongside Lee Van Cleef
In the early 1980s, Van Cleef appeared in a very popular series of commercials for Midas mufflers, in which he played up his gunfighter persona, playing opposite many character actors of the time, including Jack Palance
Mike Monty - His more well-known films from the 1980s were Italian productions such as "The Atlantis Interceptors", directed by Ruggero Deodato and starring former Peyton Place star Christopher Connelly and Tony King, and "Captain Yankee", directed by Antonio Margheriti and starring Connelly and Lee Van Cleef
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Voice actor Simon Prescott substituted for Lee Van Cleef who had died in 1989