TV shows The New Bob Cummings Show
|Years active 1947-1967|
|Full Name Marvin Wesley Vye Jr.|
Born July 15, 1916 (1916-07-15) Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.
Known for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Al Capone
Spouse(s) Patricia Savage Copeland (1915–1999)
Died 17 August 1976, Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Movies River of No Return, Pickup on South Street, Golden Earrings, Road to Bali, A Connecticut Yankee i
Similar Tommy Rettig, Douglas Spencer, Jesse Hibbs, Allan Dwan, Jean Negulesco
Murvyn Vye (July 15, 1913 – August 17, 1976) was an American character actor.
He was born Marvin Wesley Vye Jr. in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, and educated at Yale University.
Vye appeared in numerous films in the 1940s and 1950s, often in exotic roles. He portrayed a villainous Merlin the Magician in the 1949 Bing Crosby musical comedy, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and the scheming Prince Arok in 1952's Road to Bali, a comedy co-starring Crosby and Bob Hope.
In 1959, Vye portrayed gangster George "Bugs" Moran, rival of Chicago's top organized-crime figure, in Al Capone, which starred Rod Steiger in the title role.
He did guest-star appearances in many television series throughout the 1950s and '60s, including Maverick, M Squad, The Untouchables, Bonanza, The Rifleman, Perry Mason, Wagon Train, The Beverly Hillbillies and The Lucy Show.
He died on August 17, 1976, in Pompano Beach, Florida.