Why So Tough:
Marvin began establishing his credentials from an early age, hunting pumas for kicks in the Florida everglades.
He went on to become a sniper in the US Marine Corps, before earning the Purple Heart, having sustained injuries from a machine gun.
Yes, he was shot with a machine gun, and then went on to become a Hollywood star.
Not bad, is it?
How It Translates Onscreen:
Even when performing a musical routine in
Paint Your Wagon
, Marvin was the embodiment of manliness.
No mean feat when belting out a showtune…