Quick Facts
Born:
August 14,
San Jose, California, USA
Ethnicity:
Caucasian

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.

Born in San Jose, California, Marley began his career soon after graduating high school during the silent film era. His first film was the 1923 Cecil B. DeMille biblical epic The Ten Commandments. He later became DeMille's chief cameraman and would continue to work with DeMille throughout his career. He went on to work on 1929's The Godless Girl, starring his then-fiancee Lina Basquette. The couple divorced after just one year and Marley went on to marry dancer Virigina McAdoo and actress Linda Darnell.

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