Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor

  • Born on
    • August 5th, 1911
  • Died on
    • June 8th, 1969
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Robert Taylor (born Spangler Arlington Brugh; August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor who was one of the most popular leading men of his time. Taylor began his career in films in 1934 when he signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He won his first leading role the following year in Magnificent Obsession. His popularity increased during the late 1930s and 1940s with appearances in A Yank at Oxford (1938), Waterloo Bridge (1940), and Bataan (1943). During World War II, he served in the United States Naval Air Corps, where he worked as a flight instructor and appeared in instructional films. From 1959 to 1962, he starred in the ABC series The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor. In 1966, he took over hosting duties from his friend Ronald Reagan on the series Death Valley Days. Taylor was married to actress Barbara Stanwyck from 1939 to 1951. He married actress Ursula Thiess in 1954, and they had two children. A chain smoker, Taylor was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 1968. He died of the disease on June 8, 1969 at the age of 57.

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Acting (54 Credits)

1996Some Mother's Son as Election Agent
1986Avenging Force as Larry Richards Jr.
1984Beat Street as Lee Kirkland
1984The Bay Boy as Paddy O'Neil
1976That's Entertainment, Part II as (archive footage)
1968Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! as Mr. Farriday: The 'In' GroupWatch Free
1966Return of the Gunfighter as Ben Wyatt
1964The Night Walker as Barry Moreland
1963Miracle of the White Stallions as Col. Podhajsky
1959The Hangman as Mackenzie Bovard
1958Party Girl as Thomas 'Tommy' FarrellWatch Free
1958Saddle the Wind as Steve Sinclair Double S Owner
1958The Law and Jake Wade as Jake Wade
1956D-Day the Sixth of June as Capt. Brad Parker
1956The Last Hunt as Charlie Gilson
1955Quentin Durward as Quentin Durward
1955Many Rivers to Cross as Bushrod Gentry
1954Rogue Cop as Det. Sgt. Christopher Kelvaney
1954Valley of the Kings as Mark Brandon
1953Knights of the Round Table as Lancelot
1953Ride, Vaquero! as Rio
1953All the Brothers Were Valiant as Joel Shore
1952Above and Beyond as Lt. Col Paul W. Tibbets
1952Ivanhoe as Wilfred of Ivanhoe
1951Quo Vadis as Marcus Vinicius
1951Westward the Women as Buck Wyatt
1950Devil's Doorway as Lance Poole
1950Ambush as Ward Kinsman
1949The Bribe as Rigby
1949Conspirator as Major Michael Curragh
1947High Wall as Steven Kenet
1946Undercurrent as Alan Garroway
1943Bataan as Sgt. Bill Dane
1942Stand by for Action as Lieut. Gregg Masterman
1942Her Cardboard Lover as Terry Trindale
1941Johnny Eager as Johnny Eager
1941Billy the Kid as Billy Bonney
1941When Ladies Meet as Jimmy Lee
1940Flight Command as Ens. Alan Drake
1940Waterloo Bridge as Roy Cronin
1940Escape as Mark Preysing
1939Lady of the Tropics as William 'Bill' Carey
1939Remember? as Jeff Holland
1938A Yank at Oxford as Lee Sheridan
1938Three Comrades as Erich Lohkamp
1937Broadway Melody of 1938 as Steve Raleigh
1937This Is My Affair as Lt. Richard L. Perry
1937Personal Property as Raymond Dabney
1936Camille as Armand Duval
1936The Gorgeous Hussy as 'Bow' Timberlake
1936His Brother's Wife as Chris Claybourne
1936Small Town Girl as Dr. Robert 'Bob' Dakin
1935Magnificent Obsession as Dr. Robert Merrick
1935Broadway Melody of 1936 as Robert Gordon

Himself (1 Credits)

1953I Love Melvin as Himself, Cameo Appearance in Judy's Dream


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