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Cpl. Lee Cobb | Lee Cobb | Lee Colt
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[interview with Victor Navasky
for the book "Naming Names", about the McCarthy "Red Scare" witch-hunts of the 1950s] When the facilities of the government of the United States are drawn on an individual it can be terrifying. The blacklist is just the opening gambit - being deprived of work. Your passport is confiscated. That's minor. But not being able to move without being tailed is something ...
Was succeeded in two of his roles by the late George C. Scott
. Cobb died shortly after playing Lt. Kinderman in The Exorcist
(1973). Scott took over the part in the third film. Cobb played Juror #3 in 12 Angry Men
(1957) and Scott played that part in the television remake. Scott also played Willy Loman in the Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman," a part Cobb originated. 12 Angry Men
Known for his angry scowl