Born on December 9, 1929
From New York, New York
John Cassavetes as "Victor Franko"
As D-Day approaches, Colonel Breed hands the roguish Major Reisman (Lee Marvin) an important assignment: He must train a team of soldiers to parachute across enemy lines and assassinate German personnel at a French chateau. The soldiers, recruited from murderers, rapists and criminals on death row, are promised commuted sentences. In spite of their history, the 12 men prove a spirited and courageous unit. Led by Major Reisman, they will exact revenge.
|Academy Award (1967)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1967)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|