Lee J. Cobb bio

Birth Name: Leo Jacoby

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: The Bronx

Date Of Birth: December 8, 1911

Date Of Death: February 11, 1976

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Lee J. Cobb was born on the 8th of December, 1911. He was popular for being a Movie Actor. Dramatic actor who gained fame for his role in Death of a Salesman. His Academy-Award nominated performance in On the Waterfront prepared him for his role in 1957’s 12 Angry Men.

Lee J. Cobb was born in The Bronx. He served in the Motion Picture Unit of the U.S. Air Force during WWII. One of his last films was The Exorcist, in which he played Willy Loman.

Lee J. Cobb was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lee J. Cobb was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Leo Jacoby is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Lee J. Cobb’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Lee J. Cobb’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Lee J. Cobb kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Lee J. Cobb was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Leo Jacoby
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Lee J. Cobb was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Lee J. Cobb was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Lee J. Cobb had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Lee J. Cobb’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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