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Lee J. Cobb

Lee J Cobb
Cobb in On the Waterfront (1954)
Personal information
Birth nameLeo Jacob
Birth dateDecember 8, 1911
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of deathFebruary 11, 1976(age 64)
Death placeWoodland Hills, California, U.S.
SpouseHelen Beverley (m.1940)
-Mary Hirsch-1957-1976(his death)

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Lee J. Cobb (December 8, 1911 - February 11, 1976) was an American actor. He is best known for his performance in 12 Angry Men (1957) his Academy Award-nominated performance in On the Waterfront (1954) and one of his last films, The Exorcist (1973). He also held the role of Willy Loman in the original Broadway performance of Arthur Miller's 1949 play Death of a Salesman under the direction of Elia Kazan.

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