He starred in a series of innovative commercials produced during the late 1970s for the Canadian Speedy Muffler chain. He played the part of the laconic cowboy (as in 1960s "Spaghetti Westerns") who could fix a muffler or tailpipe with such speed that John Colicos
(playing the straight-man store manager) would be amazed to see ...
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Lee Van Cleff | Lee VanCleef
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Being born with a pair of beady eyes was the best thing that ever happened to me.
He was missing the last joint of his middle finger, a disfigurement prominently featured in the climactic gunfight of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
(1966). He actually lost it while building a playhouse for his daughter, although there were rumors that it happened in a road accident or a bar fight.
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