Lee J. Cobb

American actor (1911-1976)

Lee J. Cobb (December 8, 1911 – February 11, 1976) was an American actor.[1] He was best known for his roles in 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront, and The Exorcist. Cobb was born in The Bronx, New York. His daughter, Julie Cobb, was also an actress.

Cobb in How the West Was Won trailer, 1962

Cobb died in Woodland Hills, California from a heart attack, aged 64.


  1. Obituary Variety, February 18, 1976.

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