How old was Lee Van Cleef in his first movie: High Noon?

Lee Van Cleef was 26 in High Noon when he played the character 'Jack Colby'.

That was over 72 years ago in 1952.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 1989 he died aged 64, starring in 89 films in his career, 89 of those after High Noon was first released. If he were alive today he would be 99.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In High Noon, I think Lee Van Cleef looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Fred Zinnemann has worked with Lee Van Cleef just once in his career.
  • Lee Van Cleef's first movie was as 'Jack Colby' in High Noon, released in 1952 when he was 26
  • High Noon scores 7.69 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of High Noon

Lee Van Cleef's other movies