American actor (1907-1984)
John Marley (1907-1984) was an American actor. He played Phil Cavalleri in Love Story (1970) and Jack Woltz in The Godfather (1972).
October 17, 1907
New York City, U.S.
|Died||May 22, 1984 (aged 76)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Cedar Park Cemetery|
John was born in Harlem, New York City. His parents were Russian Jews. He dropped out of college and then did acting. John served in the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II.
John appeared in about 250 films and television series. He mainly performed as a supporting actor. He played different and exotic characters. He also appeared on many TV shows and performed on stage. Marley got nominated for an Academy Award as Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Love Story. Marley died during open-heart surgery.
|1942||Native Land||Thug With Crowbar||Uncredited
as John Marlieb
|1947||Kiss of Death||Prisoner in Spinning Mill||Uncredited|
|1948||The Naked City||Managing Editor||Uncredited|
|1950||Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town||Second Cab Driver||Uncredited|
|1952||My Six Convicts||Knotty Johnson|
|1953||The Joe Louis Story||Mannie Seamon|
|1955||The Square Jungle||Tommy Dillon - Referee|
|1958||I Want to Live!||Father Devers|
|1960||Pay or Die||D. Caputo, Ragman|
|Sea Hunt||Season 3, Episode 31|
|1961||Sea Hunt||Season 4, Episode 28|
|1962||The Twilight Zone - Kick the Can||Mr. Cox|
|1963||A Child Is Waiting||Holland|
|The Wheeler Dealers||Achilles Dimitros|
|1964||The Twilight Zone - The Old Man in the Cave||Jason|
|1965||Nightmare in the Sun||Hogan, Gas station owner|
|Cat Ballou||Frankie Ballou|
|The Lollipop Cover||George|
|1967||The Wild Wild West||King Stefan IX||Episode: "The Night of the Wolf"|
|In Enemy Country||Rausch|
|1970||A Man Called Sledge||Old Man|
|Love Story||Phil Cavalleri||Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|Hawaii Five-O||Dr. Gregorios Lemira||"The Second Shot"|
|1971||Clay Pigeon||Police Captain|
|1972||The Dead Are Alive||Nikos Samarakis|
|The Godfather||Jack Woltz|
|Kolchak: The Night Stalker||Captain Maurice Molnar||Episode: "Primal Scream"|
|1976||W.C. Fields and Me||Studio Head Bannerman|
|1977||The Car||Sheriff Everett Peck|
|Hawaii Five-O||Noah||"Tread the King's Shadow"|
|The Greatest||Dr. Ferdie Pacheco|
|The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover||Dave Hindley|
|1978||Greatest Heroes of the Bible||Moses|
|It Lives Again||Mr. Mallory|
|SCTV||Leonard Bernstein||Played parody of his role in The Godfather but with his character as Leonard Bernstein instead of Jack Woltz.|
|1986||On the Edge||Elmo Glidden||(final film role)|
- ↑ Pareles, Jon (May 24, 1984). "John Marley, Actor, An Oscar Nominee and Venice Winner". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 26 August 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
- ↑ Pareles, Jon (1984-05-24). "JOHN MARLEY, ACTOR, AN OSCAR NOMINEE AND VENICE WINNER". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-07-09.