Lee Van Cleef’s Death Cause, Age at Death, and More!

Lee Van Cleef Death

The movie actor Lee Van Cleef passed away at age 64, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor who starred as the villainous Angel Eyes in the classic 1966 film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. He also played a villain in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

He had a brief career as an accountant after serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He appeared in many popular westerns, such as Day of Anger and Death Rides a Horse.

How did Lee Van Cleef die?

Heart Attack caused Lee Van Cleef's death in 1989.

Lee Van Cleef, 64, the film actor who appeared in noted Westerns as a rugged, steely-eyed nemesis of protagonists such as Gary Cooper and Clint Eastwood, died Dec. 16 at a hospital in Oxnard, Calif., after an apparent heart attack.

Information about the death of Lee Van Cleef
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death64 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayJanuary 9, 1925
Death dateDecember 16, 1989
Place of deathOxnard, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"Bad guys have always been my bag... I look mean without even trying."

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"Audiences just naturally hate me on screen. I could play a role in a tuxedo, and people would think I was rotten. You can do much more with a villain part."

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"Being born with a pair of beady eyes was the best thing that ever happened to me."

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"Movies are full of leading men, most of whom aren't working. It's much harder to find a good villain."

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