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Victor Mature Height, Weight, Age, Death, Spouse, Children

Victor Mature Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1½ in
Weight 84 kg
Date of Birth January 29, 1913
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Date of Death August 4, 1999

Victor Mature was an American actor and stage artist who rose to acclaim as a leading man in Hollywood during the 1940s and 1950s. His film credits include Androcles and the LionDemetrius and the Gladiators, The Robe, The Housekeeper’s Daughter, I Wake Up ScreamingOne Million B.C., The Shanghai GestureSong of the IslandsMy Gal SalMoss RoseMy Darling Clementine, Cry of the City, Show Business at WarSeven Days’ Leave, Fury at Furnace CreekStellaKiss of Death, Easy LivingSamson and DelilahGambling HouseThe Las Vegas StorySomething for the BirdsMillion Dollar MermaidAffair with a StrangerThe EgyptianChief Crazy HorseThe Bandit of ZhobeChina DollEvery Little Crook and Nanny, and Hannibal.

Born Name

Victor John Mature

Nick Names

Beautiful Hunk of Man, The Hunk, Vic

Victor Mature as seen in a publicity photo, c. 1940s
Victor Mature as seen in a publicity photo, c. 1940s (Unknown Author / eBay / Public Domain)


He was born on January 29, 1913.


On August 4, 1999, Victor Mature died of leukemia at the age of 86 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States.

Resting Place

St. Michael’s Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Louisville, Kentucky, United States


He resided in Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States.





Victor Mature studied at St. Xavier High School in Louisville, Kentucky. He later attended the Kentucky Military Institute and the Spencerian Business School.


Actor, Stage Artist


  • Father – Marcello Gelindo Maturi (later Marcellus George Mature) (A cutler and knife sharpener)
  • Mother – Clara P. (Ackley)
  • Siblings – Marcellus Paul Mature (Older Brother) (Died of osteomyelitis in 1918 at age 11), Isabelle (Older Sister) (Born and died in 1906)
  • Others – Charles Anthony “Antone” Ackley (Maternal Grandfather), Magdalen “Lena” Weekes (Maternal Grandmother)



Victor Mature and Jean Simmons in 'Androcles and the Lion' (1952)
Victor Mature and Jean Simmons in ‘Androcles and the Lion’ (1952) (RKO / eBay / Public Domain)


6 ft 1½ in or 187 cm


84 kg or 185 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Victor Mature had dated –

  1. Veronica Lake
  2. Mildred Shay
  3. Alice Faye
  4. Yvonne
  5. Frances Charles (1938-1940)​ – He married Frances Charles in the year 1938 and the marriage was annulled in 1940.
  6. Anne Shirley (1940)
  7. Gene Tierney (1941) – Victor Mature went out with actor Gene Tierney in 1941 and they also co-starred in the 1954 epic historical drama film The Egyptian.
  8. Virginia Field (1941)
  9. Phyllis Brooks (1941)
  10. Betty Grable (1941) – He had an affair with actor Betty Grable in 1941 and they worked together in many films like I Wake Up Screaming (1941), Footlight Serenade (1942), Song of the Islands (1942), and Wabash Avenue (1950).
  11. Martha Stephenson Kemp (1941-1943)​ – Between 1941 and 1943, Victor Mature was married to Martha Stephenson Kemp (the widow of jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader, composer, and arranger Hal Kemp).
  12. Rita Hayworth (1942-1943) – Victor Mature dated actor Rita Hayworth from 1942 to 1943 and they co-starred in the film My Gal Sal (1942). They even got engaged before breaking up.
  13. Carole Landis (1944)
  14. Mayo Methot (1945)
  15. Buff Cobb (1945)
  16. Cleatus Caldwell (1945)
  17. Dorothy Standford Berry (1948-1955)​ – He married Dorothy Standford Berry in 1948 and they divorced in 1955.
  18. June Haver (1950)
  19. Esther Williams (1952) – RUMOR
  20. Lana Turner (1953)
  21. Debra Paget (1954)
  22. Bella Darvi (1954)
  23. Lili St. Cyr (1954)
  24. Karen Steele (1956-1957)
  25. Karen Sharpe (1956)
  26. Elaine Stewart (1958)
  27. Mari Blanchard (1958)
  28. Adrienne Joy Urwick (1959-1969)​ – He was married to Adrienne Joy Urwick between 1959 and 1969.
  29. Loretta Gaye Sebena (1974-1999) – In 1974, Victor Mature married opera singer Loretta Gaye Sebena and they remained together until his death in 1999. They had a daughter named Victoria in 1975 and she also became an opera singer.

Race / Ethnicity


Victor Mature was of Italian descent on his father’s side and had Swiss-German and German roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Aquiline nose
  • Naturalistic acting style
Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr as seen in 'Samson and Delilah' (1949)
Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr as seen in ‘Samson and Delilah’ (1949) (Unknown Author / eBay Listing / Public Domain)

Victor Mature Favorite Things


Victor Mature Facts

  1. Before relocating to California, he briefly sold candy and operated a restaurant.
  2. Victor Mature was considered for the role of Sylvester Stallone‘s father in Oscar (1991).
  3. Victor Mature was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for his contribution to the motion picture industry.

Featured Image by Unknown Author / eBay / Public Domain

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