Marvin Mitchelson

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Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Sep 18, 2004 (76)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Sep 18, 2004 (76)

About

Divorce lawyer for many of Hollywood's stars, he pioneered the concept of palimony.

Before Fame

He handled a high profile divorce between actor James Mason and his ex-wife.

Trivia

He argued in a case that went before the Supreme Court that domestic partners, even unmarried ones, had the same rights to community property as those in legal marriages.

Family Life

He was born in Detroit, Michigan the youngest of three children born to a Ukranian-Polish family.

Associated With

The case that made him famous concerned a split between actor Lee Marvin and his girlfriend of eight years, Triola Marvin, who sued to get part of his income.