Mature, Victor

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Tall, handsome, and with a powerful physique, American actor Victor John Mature (1913–1999), affectionately tagged that “Beautiful Hunk of Man,” embodied the essence of maleness and reigned as Hollywood’s beefcake king. He played in historical biopics, circus tales, oriental adventures, crime stories, westerns, Christian-Roman cinema, and biblical epics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of the Bible and its reception
Subtitle of host publicationMass - Midnight
EditorsConstance M. Furey, Brian Matz, Steven L. McKenzie, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric Ziolkowski
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherWalter de Gruyter
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-3-11-031335-2
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Religion and film
  • Victor Mature


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