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Also Known As: Died: July 21, 1998
Born: February 22, 1907 Cause of Death: respiratory failure
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Secrets of the Reef (1956) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Marcus Welby, MD -- A Holiday Affair (1988) as Dr Marcus Welby
A television movie sequel to the "Marcus Welby, M.D." series. Robert Young recreates the role of Marcus Welby, who now copes with retirement by taking a European vacation, during which he meets and falls in love with an American divorcee.
Mercy Or Murder (1987) as Roswell Gilbert
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing.
Conspiracy of Love (1987) as Grampa Jo
A grandfather seeks rights to visit his grandchild when his daughter-in-law tries to keep him away with a restraining order because she believes he is a bad influence on the girl.
Return of Marcus Welby, M.D., The (1984) as Marcus Welby
Robert Young recreates his legendary TV character from the long-running series (1969-76) and is joined by Elena Verdugo as Nurse Consuelo Lopez and a roster of brand new characters in this pilot to a revival of the series. Here, Dr. Welby resists attempts to put him out to pasture by the hospital wh
My Darling Daughters' Anniversary (1973) as Judge Charles Raleigh
In this sequel to "All My Darling Daughters" (1972) all the darling daughters get as anniversary presents the news that their widowed dad is about to get married. This film reunited Robert Young and Ruth Hussey after those golden years at MGM in "Honolulu," "Maisie," "Northwest Passage," and "H.M. P
All My Darling Daughters (1972) as Judge Charles Raleigh
This plotline for this unsuccessful pilot involves a judge with four daughters, four prospective sons-in-law, and four weddings scheduled for the same day. Subsequently much of the cast was reassembled for a sequel entitled "My Darling Daughter's Anniversary."
Born Free (1966) as James
A game warden and his wife face a wrenching decision when the lion cub they''ve raised becomes too big to keep.
Secret of the Incas (1954) as Dr. Stanley Moorehead
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled starburst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele (Charlton Heston), an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary (Thomas Mitchell), a grizzled old man even more into skullduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu (Nicole Maurey), an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.Is there a chance they will end up in a bickering love-hate relationship?...Is there a chance an American archaelogist, Dr. Stanley Moorehead (Robert Young), will come along as one corner of a romantic triangle?...Is there a chance that Yma Sumac (billed third on the posters and ads and special billed in the film), who can't act but can sing, will sing a few songs?...Is there a chance that these trite-sounding questions will develop into a film that is far from trite and vastly entertaining? Dang right, there is. Check it out.
The Half-Breed (1952) as Dan Craig
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Love Nest (1951) as The meter reader
Newlyweds try to manage a New York apartment building and its eccentric tenants.
Goodbye, My Fancy (1951) as Dr. James Merrill
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
The Second Woman (1950) as Jeff Cohalan
In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and minor. Bad luck, persecution...or paranoia? Warned that Jeff could be dangerous, Ellen fears that he's in danger, as the menacing atmosphere darkens.
And Baby Makes Three (1949) as Vernon Walsh
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Philip Bosinney
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
Bride for Sale (1949) as Steve Adams
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as Dr. [Andrew] Sheldon
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
Relentless (1948) as Nick Buckley
Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff, Barton MacLane, Mike Mazurki. When his prize mare is stolen, cowboy Robert Young goes in pursuit of the culprit, only to learn that he is also being pursued by the law for a murder he didn''t commit
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Harry King
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as Larry Balantine
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
Crossfire (1947) as [Captain] Finlay
A crusading district attorney investigates the murder of a Jewish man.
Claudia and David (1946) as David Naughton
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
Lady Luck (1946) as [Larry] Scott
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Alex Hazen
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
The Enchanted Cottage (1945) as Oliver Bradford
A scarred veteran and a homely woman are transformed by love.
Those Endearing Young Charms (1945) as Hank Travers
A soldier loses his girlfriend to his best buddy.
The Canterville Ghost (1944) as Cuffy Williams
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Sam A. Magee
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
Claudia (1943) as David Naughton
Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't find her desirable enough. To remedy both situations, she sells their farm to an opera singer so they'll have to move back to the city near her mother, and she tries to make her husband jealous by flirting with a neighbor. Eventually, Claudia has to learn to grow when she discovers that she's about to become a mother and that her own mother is gravely ill.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Bob Stuart
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Journey for Margaret (1942) as John Davis
An American correspondent tries to adopt two children orphaned during the London blitz.
Cairo (1942) as Homer Smith
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
Joe Smith, American (1942) as Joe Smith
Nazi spies in search of government secrets kidnap a munitions worker.
H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) as Harry [Moulton] Pulham [Jr.]
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
Lady Be Good (1941) as Eddie Crane
Married songwriters almost split up while putting on a big show.
Western Union (1941) as Richard Blake
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
The Trial of Mary Dugan (1941) as Jimmie Blake
Married Bachelor (1941) as Randolph Haven
A married gambler has to pose as a bachelor to pay off his debts.
Northwest Passage (1940)
True story of Rogers' Rangers and their fight to open up new frontiers for Colonial America.
Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940) as Douglas Lamont
A young doctor's marriage could be called off when the bride's brother is diagnosed with epilepsy.
The Mortal Storm (1940) as Fritz Marberg
The Third Reich's rise tears apart a German family.
Sporting Blood (1940) as Myles Vanders
A young man trying to rebuild the family racing stables falls for the daughter of a bitter rival.
Florian (1940) as Anton [Ervan]
Honolulu (1939) as Brooks Mason/George Smith
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
Bridal Suite (1939) as Neil McGill
A playboy''''s fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.
Miracles for Sale (1939) as Michael Morgan
A magician turns detective to investigate murder and a phony seance.
Maisie (1939) as "Slim" Martin
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.
Paradise for Three (1938) as Fritz Hagedorn
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
The Toy Wife (1938) as Andre Vallaire
A Southern belle finds herself torn between two suitors.
The Shining Hour (1938) as David Linden
A nightclub dancer marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law.
Three Comrades (1938) as Gottfried Lenz
Three life-long friends share their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars.
Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938) as Bill Harrison
A millionaire courts a working-class woman.
Josette (1938) as Pierre Brossard
Two young men (Ameche and Young) try to wrest their father (Collier) from the clutches of a gold digger (Birell) but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer (Simon) with whom they both fall in love.
I Met Him in Paris (1937) as Gene Anders
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
Dangerous Number (1937) as Hank [Medhill]
A showgirl marries well, then has to contend with her stuffy in-laws.
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as Grand Duke Peter
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
The Bride Wore Red (1937) as Rudi Pal
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
Married Before Breakfast (1937) as Tom Wakefield
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
Navy Blue and Gold (1937) as Roger Ash
Three buddies fight to survive the rigorous training at Annapolis.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Jack Bristow
Sworn Enemy (1936) as "Hank" Sherman
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
Secret Agent (1936) as Robert Marvin
During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. He has to kill a German agent. During the mission he meets a fake general first and then Elsa Carrington who helps him in his duty.
The Bride Walks Out (1936) as Hugh McKenzie
A model weds a struggling engineer then has her own struggles with domesticity.
Stowaway (1936) as Tommy Randall
An American playboy helps an orphan travel from Shanghai to the U.S.
Three Wise Guys (1936) as Joe [Hatcher]
It's Love Again (1936) as Peter Carlton
Elaine Bradford (Jessie Matthews) is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton (Robert Young) is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page. So, Peter invents "Mrs. Smythe-Smythe", a mysterious Englishwoman who spends her days hunting tigers in India, jumping out of airplanes, and generally driving men mad with her beauty. Since no one in London has ever seen Mrs. Smythe-Smythe, Elaine decides to impersonate the lady, in hopes that the publicity will land her the big break she's been looking for.
The Longest Night (1936) as Charley Phelps
A department-store head tries to stop a gangland plot.
West Point of the Air (1935) as "Little Mike" Stone
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
Remember Last Night? (1935) as Tony Milburn
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
Red Salute (1935) as Jeff
Vagabond Lady (1935) as Tony Spear
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
Calm Yourself (1935) as [Preston] "Pat" [Patton]
An advertising man takes off after kidnappers.
La ciudad de cartón (1934) as Himself
Lazy River (1934) as Bill [Drexel]
Ex-convicts try to stop a Chinese smuggling ring.
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Jack Forrester
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
Paris Interlude (1934) as Pat [Wells]
Expatriates and foreign correspondents mix in a Paris bistro.
Spitfire (1934) as John Stafford
A backwoods faith healer falls for a married man from the big city.
Hollywood Party (1934) as Himself
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
The Band Plays On (1934) as Tony [Ferrara]
Four street kids mend their ways when they take up football.
Death on the Diamond (1934) as Larry [Kelly]
A rookie pitcher tries to stop someone from killing the St. Louis Cardinals.
Carolina (1934) as Will Connelly
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Captain Fitzroy
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
The Right to Romance (1933) as Bobby Preble
A lady plastic surgeon jeopardizes her marriage when her ex-boyfriend is scarred.
Hell Below (1933) as Lieut. (JG) "Brick" Walters
A submarine captain clashes with one of his crew during World War I.
Men Must Fight (1933) as [Lieutenant] Geoffrey [Aiken]
Prophetic tale of a mother in 1940 trying to keep her son out of war.
Saturday's Millions (1933) as Jim Fowler
Jim Fowler is Western University's football hero and is constantly besieged by reporters. Jim's father Ezra comes to visit him and becomes reacquainted with an old Western football chum, Mr. Chandler, who happens to be the father of Jim's girlfriend Joan. Jim keeps his roommate, Andy, busy by sending him to collect money on their laundry concessions business, even though Andy is desperately trying to meet his girlfriend Thelma, who has just come for a visit. When the coach tells Chandler and Fowler that Jim is nervous and erratic, Chandler invites Jim to spend the night before the big game at his home. After-dinner conversation reveals that Jim sees football as merely a business, and feels devalued by his popularity because he thinks people are only interested in him because of football, not for who he is. Joan is disillusioned that Jim treats football as a racket, and the fathers are disappointed because they sincerely love the game. Later, Joan tries to prove her sincere love for Jim with a kiss, but he refuses to express his love for her because he is convinced that she will forget him in six months. She is so offended that she vows never to see him again. Later, Jim gets drunk, even though he is breaking training, and goes to a roadhouse to see Marie, a woman who he believes knows nothing of his football career. Marie asks Jim not to play in the next game because the roadhouse owner, Felix, has bet $6,000 on the opposing team. Felix enters and tells Jim that he will release a sordid story about him and Marie if Jim plays, which will ruin his reputation because he and Marie are actually married. Jim hits Felix and breaks his hand, but when Felix comes at him with a knife, Andy and his father come to his rescue, and with Joan, they all return home. Jim refuses to allow the doctor to put a cast on his hand and insists that the doctor not reveal his condition to the coach. The day of the game, Jim gives Andy the task of keeping nosy reporter Myra Blane busy during the game. Although he is in severe pain, Jim plays the game, but the team immediately falls behind. Team captain Alan, who is a rival for Joan's affection, decides to stand by Jim and keep him in the game, but when Jim drops the final pass, Western loses. In the locker room, Jim's teammates are dejected, but to his surprise, they all agree that they would rather lose a game with him, than win one without him.
Today We Live (1933) as [Lieutenant] Claude [Hope]
An aristocratic English girl's tangled love life creates havoc during World War I.
Tugboat Annie (1933) as Alec [Brennan]
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Ricardo
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
New Morals for Old (1932) as Ralph [Thomas]
The generation gap almost tears apart a New York society family.
Strange Interlude (1932) as Gordon, as a young man
A doctor's daughter defies convention in her fight for love and her child.
The Wet Parade (1932) as Kip Tarleton
A crusading politician fights the evils of both drink and prohibition.
Unashamed (1932) as Dick Ogden
A society girl''''s brother goes on trial for killing her lover.
Hell Divers (1932) as Sailor
Two naval air force officers carry their rivalry from the skies to the bedroom.
The Guilty Generation (1931) as Marco Ricca, also known as Marco Smith
The children of feuding gangsters fall in love and fight to escape their parents'''' notoriety.
The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) as Dr. [Jacques] Claudet
A woman takes to the streets to provide for her illegitimate son.
The Black Camel (1931) as Jimmy Bradshaw
Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won't marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved murder of fellow film star Denny Mayo three years earlier, and she decides to reject Jaynes' proposal. When Sheila is found shot to death in her beach-front pavilion, Charlie Chan of the Honolulu Police investigates.
It Is the Law (1924) as Travers

Cinematography (feature film)

Nothing but a Man (1964) as Director of Photography
A young black man in 1963 Alabama loves a minister's daughter, works hard, and is put upon, oppressed, and called "boy" by everyone with whom he comes in contact; he wants to be "nothing but a man."
Secrets of the Reef (1956) as Photography

Writer (feature film)

Nothing but a Man (1964) as Screenwriter
A young black man in 1963 Alabama loves a minister's daughter, works hard, and is put upon, oppressed, and called "boy" by everyone with whom he comes in contact; he wants to be "nothing but a man."
The Crawling Hand (1963) as Story
After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
Secrets of the Reef (1956) as Narr wrt

Producer (feature film)

Nothing but a Man (1964) as Producer
A young black man in 1963 Alabama loves a minister's daughter, works hard, and is put upon, oppressed, and called "boy" by everyone with whom he comes in contact; he wants to be "nothing but a man."

Editing (feature film)

Secrets of the Reef (1956) as Editing

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) as Stunt performer
The Fellowship of the Ring fights its last desperate battle to save Middle Earth from the forces of evil.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) as Stunt performer
As Frodo and Sam infiltrate Mordor, their allies try to protect Rohan from the evil Sauron.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) as Stunts
The wizard Gandalf enlists a hobbit and a team of adventurers to protect the One Ring from the evil Sauron.

Cast (special)

NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
Father Knows Best: The Father Knows Best Reunion (1977) as Jim Anderson; Father
The first extension episode based on the long-running "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In the first story, the Anderson children -- Betty, Bud, and Kathy -- return home to celebrate the thirty-fifth wedding anniversary of their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson. The characters of t
Father Knows Best: Home For Christmas (1977) as Jim Anderson
The second extension episode based on the "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In this story, Betty, Bud, and Kathy join their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson, for Christmas. The kids are saddened to discover that it will be their last Christmas in the old house, which Jim and Margare
Celebration: The American Spirit (1976)
Yet another bicentennial special, this one inspired by the bland and somewhat murky theme of "the American Spirit."
Robert Young With the Young (1973) as Host
A variety special exploring the imaginative world of children.
Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary, A (1972)
The program recalls outstanding moments from twenty-five years of television broadcasting with clips from some 400 shows.
Robert Young and the Family (1971) as Host
Comedy sketches that satirize family life in America today.

Misc. Crew (special)

The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz: 50 Years Of Magic (1990) as Assistance
The story of how MGM created one of the most beloved family films of all time.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Little Women (1978) as Grandpa Lawrence
A lavish fourth filming of the classic novel of New England family life in the 1860s (previously made in 1919, 1933 and 1949), and the sixth (at least) TV presentation, sparking a weekly series that began in January 1979. Dorothy McGuire, playing Marmee here and in the series, had been scheduled to
Vanished (1971) as Senator Earl Gannon
A thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a senior presidential advisor. This first long-form TV movie, shown in two parts (actual running time minus commercials totaled three hours and ten minutes), paved the way for subsequent filmed miniseries. Both Richard Widmark, in his TV acting debut,

Cast (short)

Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
In this short film, two young girls take a tour of Hollywood to see the private lives of celebrities.
Northward, Ho! (1939)
This promotional short for "Northwest Passage" (1940) presents how a movie studio must often prepare a remote location before shooting can begin for a film.
Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Thousands of stars and fans gather in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Marie Antoinette" (1938) in this promotional short film.
The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1936)
This short film chronicles various events associated with MGM''''s 1937 convention for the studio''''s national sales and distribution staff.

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