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Robert Young

Robert Young

  • Shining Hour, The (1938) September 18 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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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 ...
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As a baby moved with family to Seattle
1917:
At age 10, moved with family to Los Angeles (date approximate)
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Began career at Pasadena Playhouse; acted in productions there for four years
1931:
Began touring on a recurring basis with a production of the play, "The Ship"
1931:
Made film debut in "The Black Camel", produced by Fox
1931:
Signed by MGM; first film there, "The Sin of Madelon Claudet"
1932:
Played first male leads in films, "Unashamed" and "New Morals for Old"
1936:
Only feature film credits outside the US: traveled to England to play leading roles in "Secret Agent" and "It's Love Again"
1944:
Contract with MGM ended; last film there for five years, "The Canterville Ghost"; thereafter free-lanced for all of Hollywood major studios, working most often at RKO over the next decade
1949:
Began acting in "Father Knows Best" on radio
1954:
Last feature film, "Secret of the Incas"
1954:
TV series debut, "Father Knows Best", in the title role of Jim Anderson; also marked TV producing debut
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Played the starring role of Cameron Garrett Brooks on the CBS comedy-drama series, "Window on Main Street"
1966:
Played the title role of Nick Holloway on the detective comedy series pilot, "Holloway's Daughters"; option for possible series not picked up
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Toured major US cities in a production of the play, "Generation", in the role of Bolton
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Played the title role on the ABC-TV medical drama series, "Marcus Welby M.D."
1971:
First TV-movie, the two-part "Vanished"; received an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actor
1977:
Starred in two NBC "extension sequels", 90 minutes long each: "Father Knows Best: The Father Knows Best Reunion" and "Father Knows Best: Home from Christmas"
1979:
Played grandfather James Lawrence on the short-lived NBC drama series, "Little Women"
1984:
Reprised the role of Marcus Welby in the TV-movie, "The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D."
1988:
Again reprised the role of Marcus Welby in the TV-movie, "Marcus Welby, M.D.--A Holiday Affair"

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