J. Peverell Marley

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J. Peverell Marley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: San Jose, CA, USA
Death: Died in Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Place of Burial: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Ex-husband of <private> Marley (Darnell); Lina Copeland Basquette and <private> Marley (McAdoo)

Occupation: Cinematographer
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Marley (Darnell)
      ex-spouse
    • <private> Marley (McAdoo)
      ex-spouse
    • <private> Hayes
      ex-wife's child
    • <private> Warner
      ex-wife's child

About J. Peverell Marley

J. Peverell Marley was an American cinematographer. He is one of only six cinematographers to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Marley is credited under several different names including Pev Marley, Peverell Marley, Peverly Marley, and Peveerell Marley.

In the 1930s, Marley received an Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography on the 1938 historical drama Suez. In 1948, he was nominated again for his work on the film Life with Father, starring Elizabeth Taylor and William Powell. Marley continued to work on films including 1952's The Greatest Show on Earth for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Cinematography - Color. The following year, he filmed House of Wax, followed by King Richard and the Crusaders in 1954, Serenade in 1956, and The Spirit of St. Louis in 1957.

In the late 1950s, he branched out to television working on the series Telephone Time and Bronco. Marley last worked on a 1961 episode of the series Bus Stop.