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Robert Taylor (I) (1911–1969)


Born Spangler Arlington Brugh, Robert Taylor began displaying a diversity of talents in his youth on the plains of Nebraska. At Beatrice High School, he was a standout track athlete, but also showed a talent for using his voice, winning several oratory awards. He was a musician and played the cello in the school orchestra. After graduating he ... See full bio »

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 1966-1969 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Himself - Host / Ben Cotterman / Texas John Slaughter / ...
- Long Night at Fort Lonely (1969) ... Ben Cotterman / Himself - Host (uncredited)
- A Short Cut Through Tombstone (1968) ... Texas John Slaughter / Himself - Host
- Lady with a Past (1968) ... Frank Johnson / Himself - Host
- The Pieces of the Puzzle (1968) ... James Addison Reavis / Himself - Host
- The Friend (1968) ... Mike McClusky
 1968 Where Angels Go Trouble Follows!
Mr. Farriday: The 'In' Group
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Gallagher
 1967 Hondo and the Apaches (TV Movie)
Gallagher
 1967 The Glass Sphinx
Prof. Karl Nichols
 1967 Return of the Gunfighter
Ben Wyatt
 1966 Savage Pampas
Captain Martín
 1966 Johnny Tiger
George Dean
 1964 The Night Walker
Barry Morland
 1964 A House Is Not a Home
Frank Costigan
 1963 Cattle King
Sam Brassfield
 1963 Miracle of the White Stallions
Col. Podhajsky
 1963 The Robert Taylor Show (TV Series)
Christopher Logan
 1959 The House of the Seven Hawks
John Nordley
 1959 Killers of Kilimanjaro
Robert Adamson
 1959 The Hangman
Mackenzie Bovard
 1958 Party Girl
Thomas Farrell
 1958 The Law and Jake Wade
Jake Wade
 1958 Saddle the Wind
Steve Sinclair
 1957 Tip on a Dead Jockey
Lloyd Tredman
 1956 The Power and the Prize
Cliff Barton
 1956 D-Day the Sixth of June
Capt. Brad Parker
 1956 The Last Hunt
Charlie Gilson
 1955 Many Rivers to Cross
Bushrod Gentry
 1954 Rogue Cop
Det. Sgt. Christopher Kelvaney
 1954 Valley of the Kings
Mark Brandon
 1953 Ride, Vaquero!
Rio
 1952 Ivanhoe
Ivanhoe
 1950 Ambush
Ward Kinsman
 1949 The Bribe
Rigby
 1946 Undercurrent
Alan Garroway
 1942 Her Cardboard Lover
Terry Trindale
 1941 When Ladies Meet
Jimmy Lee
 1940 Escape
Mark Preysing
 1939 Lucky Night
Bill Overton
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Blake Cantrell
 1936 The Gorgeous Hussy
'Bow' Timberlake
 1936 His Brother's Wife
Chris Claybourne
 1936 Private Number
Richard Winfield
 1936 Small Town Girl
Dr. Robert 'Bob' Dakin
 1935 Broadway Melody of 1936
Bob Gordon
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Lt. Tom Randolph
 1935 West Point of the Air
Jaskarelli
 1935 Society Doctor
Dr. Ellis
 1935 Buried Loot (Short)
Al Douglas (uncredited)
 1934 A Wicked Woman
Bill Renton
 1934 There's Always Tomorrow
Arthur White
 1934 The Spectacle Maker (Short)
The Duchess's Paramour (uncredited)
 1934 Handy Andy
Lloyd Burmeister
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Other Works:

Radio: Host of the series "Good News of 1938". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 10 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lt. Robert Taylor U.S.N.R. | Lieut Robert Taylor USNR

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My metabolism doesn't lend itself to the Davis-Cagney brand of high-pressure careering. I stayed with one studio for 20 years, took what they gave me to do, did my work. While I wasn't happy with everything, I scored pretty well. See more »

Trivia:

His flying interest emerged after the movie Flight Command (1940), when he bought a single-engine plane and took lessons for a pilot's license. After World War II, when he served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945 as a flight instructor and narrator of 17 trainings films, MGM bought him a twin-engine Beechcraft which he flew regularly until the early 1960s. See more »

Nickname:

"The Man with the Perfect Profile" See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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