Victor Mature (1913–1999)

Actor | Soundtrack | Producer



Photos

  • Victor Mature in The Robe (1953)
  • Clark Gable, Victor Mature, and Lana Turner in Betrayed (1954)
  • Victor Mature and Liana Orfei in I tartari (1961)
  • Victor Mature and Anne Aubrey in The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)
  • Joan Bennett and Victor Mature in The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)
  • Victor Mature and Betty Grable in Song of the Islands (1942)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Awards

1 win.

Did You Know

Trivia

Attended the Kentucky Military Academy. One of his classmates was future fellow actor, Jim Backus (Mr. Magoo and Thurston Howell III in Gilligan's Island (1964)).


Quotes

I'm pretty proud of about 50% of my motion pictures. 'Demetrius and the Gladiators' (Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)) wasn't bad. 'The Robe' (The Robe (1953)) and 'Samson and Delilah' (Samson and Delilah (1949)) weren't bad. I made 72 of them ...


Trademark

Making use of his powerful physique, he became associated with "beefcake" scenes involving bondage and torture. In "Samson and Delilah" (1949) he was blinded and forced to turn a gristmill. In "The Robe" (1953) he suffered while stretched out on a ...


Nickname

The Hunk


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Victor John Mature

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Died

(age 86)
Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

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