Nation: Co-Starring at Last

Lee and Michelle share billing in court

It is the best soft-core extravaganza in Los Angeles. There sits Actor Lee Marvin, 55, squirming at times as he plays an unaccustomed courtroom scene, his rasping familiar voice sometimes fading so softly that the judge has to urge him to speak up. Just a few feet away sits the woman who is the cause of his troubles: Michelle Triola Marvin, 46, petitely Rubenesque, who took the actor's last name but who never was married to him —and that is just the point. She is suing Marvin on the grounds that she is entitled to...

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