What Actors and Actresses Were Cast on the "The Dirty Dozen"?


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Some of the main cast members of 1967 World War II film "The Dirty Dozen" included Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Charles Bronson. Other cast members of the film were Donald Sutherland, Telly Savalas and Jim Brown.

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In "The Dirty Dozen," Lee Marvin stars as Major Reisman, and Charles Bronson stars as Joseph Wladislaw. Marvin won the Academy Award for Best Actor for "Cat Ballou," and also appeared in films such as "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and "The Big Red One." After appearing in "The Dirty Dozen," Bronson went on to star in films such as "Death Wish" and "Once Upon a Time in the West." The film also starred Ernest Borgnine as General Worden, who previously won the Academy Award for Best Actor for 1955's "Marty."

Other cast members of "The Dirty Dozen" include Donald Sutherland, known for films such as "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and "The Hunger Games," and Telly Savalas, who would go on to achieve fame in television playing the title character on "Kojak." The film also features John Cassavetes, best known for directing films such as "A Woman Under the Influence" and "Faces," and Jim Brown, a fullback for the Cleveland Browns prior to appearing in films such as "Rio Conchos" and "Ice Station Zebra."

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