In 1958 he starred in an unsold pilot called "Chicago Beat", about a plainclothes detective with the knack for solving baffling crimes.
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[Seated in the audience, to Rod Steiger, his rival in 1965 for an Oscar] You know why they put me ahead of you? Because when they call your name I am going to stick my big foot out and you are going to fall on your ass.
and he did not get along during the shoot of The Professionals
(1966) due to that fact that Marvin's bottoming-out alcoholism was making him unreliable and difficult at the time. Director Richard Brooks
felt the need to intervene because he feared Lancaster was going to "take Lee Marvin by the ass and throw him off that mountain".
Films often portrayed his liberal politics