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|Also Known As:||Robert Webb,Robert D. Webb,Robert D. W. Webb||Died:||April 18, 1990|
|Born:||January 3, 1903||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ... director second unit director camera assistant assistant director|
Academy Award-winning director Robert D Webb made quite a career for himself. Webb started off his career directing independent films like "The Spider" (1945) with Richard Conte, the adventurous drama "Beneath the 12 Mile Reef" (1953) with Robert Wagner and the drama "The Glory Brigade" (1953) with Victor Mature. He also appeared in the Richard Egan adaptation "Seven Cities of Gold" (1955). In addition to directing, Webb appeared on the big screen as an actor in "Mystery in Swing" (1940). He continued to work in film in the fifties and the sixties, directing motion pictures like "White Feather" (1955), the Richard Egan romance "Love Me Tender" (1956) and the dramatic adaptation "The Way to the Gold" (1957) with Jeffrey Hunter. He also appeared in the drama "Guns of the Timberland" (1960) with Alan Ladd. Webb had a number of different projects under his belt in the sixties and the seventies, including "The Agony and the Ecstasy" (1965), "Assault on a Queen" with Frank Sinatra (1966), "The Jackals" (1967) starring Vincent Price and "To Be Free" (1972). Webb last worked on "This Is Elvis" (1981). Robert D Webb passed away in April 1990 at the age of 87.
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