Victor Mature Overview:

Legendary actor, Victor Mature, was born Victor John Mature on Jan 29, 1913 in Louisville, KY. Mature died at the age of 86 on Aug 4, 1999 in Rancho Santa Fe, CA and was laid to rest in Saint Michael Cemetery in Louisville, KY.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Mature was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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On Blu-ray: The Magnificent Esther Williams and in Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)

By KC on Aug 20, 2020 From Classic Movies

Before I saw Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) for the first time, I read the passage in Esther William’s juicy memoir about the hot after hours affair she had with co-star . For that reason, this film has always been extra spicy for me. I’ll never know how much of my enjoyment ... Read full article


Kiss of Death starring , Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, and Richard Widmark in his screen debut

By Stephen Reginald on Jul 21, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Kiss of Death starring , Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, and Richard Widmark in his screen debut Kiss of Death (1947) is a film noir directed by Henry Hathaway and starring , Brian Donlevy, and Coleen Gray. It marked the screen debut of Richard Widmark; he earned a Best Su... Read full article


Happy birthday, !

By shadowsandsatin on Jan 28, 2013 From Shadows and Satin

Victor, you beefcake . . . On January 29, 2013, ? that ?King of Beefcake?, that ?Beautiful Hunk of a Man? ? would have turned 100 years old (or 98 or 101, depending on which source you believe). Although he was known to legions of fans for such Biblical epics as Samson and Delilah (194... Read full article


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Victor Mature Quotes:

Demetrius: Make Pilate understand that if he stains his hands with his blood, he's worse than a murderer.


Mike Conway: [about to be subjected to tarantula-torture] Bring on your spiders.


Col. Frank Marston: [after being saved from the bear trap by Jed] She wouldn't let you do it, would she?
Jed Cooper: You're lucky, that's all.
Col. Frank Marston: Luck had nothing to do with it. I know my wife pretty well. She's a fine person.
Jed Cooper: Fine people can make mistakes too.


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Featured in "Bad Boys: The Actors of Film Noir" by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry (McFarland, 2003).

He was a Republican.

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 389-390. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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