Victor Mature (1913-1999)-Beautiful hunk of man

victore MatureWho is Victor Mature?

Victor Mature is an American stage, film and television actor. He was active during 1940’s and 1950’s as aleading man in Hollywood. He is remembered for his great physique. He was best known for his role in ” Samson and Delilah”(1949). He was a star who attained stardom dressed in a wooly mammoth loincloth, bare chested, bare armed, broad shoulders, narrow waist, curly hair, sensual face, togas and leotards as the prehistoric hunter, Tumak in the movie that made him a star in the 1940, “One million B.C.”


Victor was born on January 29, 1913 at Louisville, Kentucky, United States to Marcellus George Mature, a cutler and knife sharpener, and Clara P. (Ackley). Victor was the only one of the children of Marcellus and Clara. He had one elder brother and one elder sister. His elder sister passed away in 1906 and elder brother passed from Osteomyelitis in 1918.

Victor Mature birthday

January 29, 1913 at Louisville, Kentucky


Victor studied at the Soencerian Business school, the Kentucky Military Institute, and St. Xavier High School Unstudious and rebellious, he was thrown out of all the schools. He also studied at the Pasadena community playhouse. Leaving school at 15, he became a salesman with a wholesle candy house. Four years later he headed to Hollywood to pursue his acting career.

Physical Stats-(Height,Weight, Body measurements) & Zodiac sign

Height 6 ft 1/2 in / 187 cm
Weight 84 kg | 185 lbs
Eye colour  Dark Brown
Hair colour  Salt and Pepper
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Race/Ethnicity Italian(father) and German(mother)
Nationality U.S.A

How tall was Victor Mature?

Victor was 6 ft 1/2 in / 187 cm tall

 Victor Mature pictures

Victor Mature movies

1.One Million B.C

The film was written by Mickell Novack, George Baker and Joseph Frickert; produced by Hal Roach and D.W Griffith. It was directed by Hal Roach. The film stars Victor Mature as protagonist young cave man Tumak, Carole landis as Loan (daughter of a tibal chief).The story of the film is about a prehistoric love between a male and a female who happened to belong to different tribes that are different stages of evolution. The film was nominated two Academy Awards for its special effects and Musical score.

2. My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine is a 1946 American Western film directed by John Ford. Written by Samuel G. Engel and Winston Miller; and produced by Samuel G. Engel. The film was starred by Victor Mature as Dr. John Henry “Doc” Holliday, Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp and Linda Darnell as Chihuahua. The film is considered a classic of the genre. The story of the film is about the Clantons steal the Wyatt Earp family’s cattle and kill his brother. Wyatt becomes marshal of Tombstone and befriend Doc Holliday played by Victor Mature. The Clantons are defeated with the help of Doc though he was killed.

3. Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death is a 1947 American film written by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer based on a story by Eleazar Lipsky. Produced by Fred Kohlmar and directed by Henry Hathaway.Starre by Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy. Coleen Gray and Richard Widmark. The film is about a robbery of jewellery store by Nick Bianco and his three cohorts. Unfortunately the were caught and the District Attorney offers a light sentence if he name his accomplices. On refusing to make to make a deal he was sentenced three years imprisonment.During these three years he changes his mind and starts a new life

4. Samson and Delilah

The film is a 1949 American biblical film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Starred by Victor Mature as Samson,Hedy Lamarr as Delilah. The film is about the biblical story of strong Samson, hero of the Israelites, whose secret of his strength lies in his uncut long hair. When Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Delilah, Philistine woman, she seeks vengeance by betraying him to the Philistines. The film was the highest-grossing film of 1950, and the third highest-grossing film ever at the time of its release. It was nominated five Academy Award and won two for Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design.[8]

5. The Veils of Bagdad

It was a 1953 American action and adventure film. Produced by albert J. Cohen and directed by George Sherman. The film starred Victor Mature as Antar and Mari Blanchard as Selima. The story of the film is about a mission given by Selima, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Antar.He was given the task of preventing pasha of Bagdad uniting hill tribes to overthrow the Ottoman Sultan.

6. Demetrius and the Gladiator 

Demetrius and the Gladiators is a 1954 American biblical film and a sequel to The Robe. It was Written by Philip Dunne and Lloyd C. Douglas;produced by Frank Ross and Directed by Delmer Daves. The film starred by Victor Mature as Demetrius Susan Hayward as Messalina Michael Rennie as Peter and Debra Paget as Lucia.The story of the film is about Demetrius (Victor Mature),a slave who in the Roman arena as a gladiator.After the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Demetrius decided to ptotect Jesus’s handspun robe and hides it.

7. Tank Force or No Time to Die

No Time to Die is a 1958 British war film Written by Richard Maibaum and Terence Young; produced by Irving Allen and Albert Broccoli associate Phil C. Samuel; and directed by Terence Young. The film stars Victor Mature as Sgt. David Thatcher, Leo Genn as Sgt. Kendall and Luciana Paluzzi as Carola. In the Us the film was renamed as “Tank Force”.

The story of the film is about an American sergeant serving in the British army during the worl war II. During world war II members of a British tank unit in Northern Africa are captured by the Germans. They made plans to escape from the Nazi POW camp into the Libyan desert. They succeded but they are chased by Arabs and Nazis.

Was Victor Mature in the military?

In 1942 Victor Mature attempted to enlist in the U.S. Navy but was rejected due to his color blindness. However he was enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard on the same day after taking a different test. In 1945 he was discharge from the Coast Guard and resumed his acting career.

How many times victor Mature married?

Victor Mature was married five six times.

Who is Victor Mature daughter?

Victor Matur had only one daughter from his fifth marriage with Loretta Gaye Sebena. Victoria Mature is her only daughter. She is also an opera singer like her mother.

Victor Mature Spouses

1.Frances Charles- His first wife was Frances Charles. They married in the year 138 and the marriage was annulled in 1940.They were together only for two years.

2. Martha Stephenson Kemp- His second wife was Martha Stephenson Kemp who the widow of bandleader Hal Kemp. They married in 1941 and divorced in 1943.

3. Dorothy Standford Berry-Victor Mature married Dorothy for the third time in 1948.They were together only for 7 years and divorced in 1955.

4.Adrienne Joy Urwick- Victor Mature married for the fourth time to Adrienne between 1959 and 1969. They were together for 10 years.

5. Loretta Gaye Sebena- for the fifth time he married with Loretta, an opera singer, in 1974.They had a daughter named Victoria in 1975 and her daughter also became an opera singer like her mother. They were together for 25 years until he died in 1999.

Victor Mature Net Worth

Victor Mature was one the highest and richest actor of his time. According to various sources like Forbes Magazine, Wikipedia, International papers he had a net worth of $3 to $5 million at the time of his death on August 4, 1999. His main source of income was from his acting profession. He started earning from an early age. He started earning by selling candy and also own a restaurant at an early age.

When and how did Victor Mature died?

Victore Mature died at the age of 86 on August 4, 1999. He died of cancer ( leukemia) at his home at Rancho Santa Fe, California leaving his fifth wife Loretta G. Sebena and his only daughter Victoria.


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