Lee Marvin Jr.

Lamont Waltman Marvin Jr. (1924 - 1987)

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Lamont Waltman (Lee) Marvin Jr.
Born in New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USAmap
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Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Died in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, United Statesmap
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military service

Lee Marvin Jr. is a Military Veteran.
Served in the United States Marine Corps, during World War II
Rank: Private, 4th Division
Purple Heart Medal

Served in the United States Marine Corps, 4th Division, in World War II. Private Marvin was shot in the backside on 18 July 1944 during the Battle of Saipan and spent the next 18 months, the remainder of the war, recovering from a severed sciatic nerve in New York Navy hospitals until he was discharged in 1945.

Married Betty Ebeling, in February 1951, after they met in February 1950. 4 children, /divorced 5 January 1967


  • Christopher Lamont Marvin (1952-2013)
  • Courtenay (1954)
  • Cynthia (1956)
  • Claudia Leslie Marvin (1958-2012)

long-term relationship with actress Michelle Triola



Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia
Plot: Section 7A, Lot 176 (Map Grid U-24)
Find A Grave: Memorial #1600


Contrary to stories, Lee Marvin was not awarded the Navy Cross. He was wounded during the Battle of Saipan, but was not in the Battle of Iwo Jima.


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