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Robert Mitchum (1917–1997)


Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a train accident when he was two, and Robert and his ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Frank MacBride
- The New Marshal (1995) ... Frank MacBride
 1995 Pakten
Ernest Bogan
 1995 Backfire!
Marshal Marc Marshall
 1994 Woman of Desire
Walter J. Hill
 1993 Tombstone
Narrator (voice)
 1990 Waiting for the Wind (Short)
 1990 Midnight Ride
Dr. Hardy
 1990 Présumé dangereux
Prof. Forrester
 1989 Eyes of War (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1989 Jake Spanner, Private Eye (TV Movie)
Jake Spanner
 1988-1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Victor 'Pug' Henry / Capt. Victor Henry
- Part 11 (1989) ... Capt. Victor 'Pug' Henry (credit only)
- Part 9 (1989) ... Capt. Victor Henry
 1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (TV Mini-Series)
John Eliot
 1988 Mr. North
Mr. Bosworth
 1986 Thompson's Last Run (TV Movie)
Johnny Thompson
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Patrick Flynn
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Patrick Flynn (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Patrick Flynn (credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Patrick Flynn (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Patrick Flynn (credit only)
 1985 Promises to Keep (TV Movie)
Jack Palmer
 1985 Reunion at Fairborough (TV Movie)
Carl Hostrup
 1984 Maria's Lovers
Ivan's Father
 1984 The Ambassador
Peter Hacker
 1983 A Killer in the Family (TV Movie)
Gary Tison
 1982 One Shoe Makes It Murder (TV Movie)
Harold Shillman
 1980 Nightkill
Donner / Rodriguez
 1980 Agency
Ted Quinn
 1979 Breakthrough
Col. Rogers
 1978 Matilda
Duke Parkhurst
 1977 The Amsterdam Kill
Quinlan
 1974 The Yakuza
Harry Kilmer
 1973 America on the Rocks (TV Short)
Narrator
 1972 The Wrath of God
Father Oliver Van Horne
 1971 Going Home
Harry K. Graham
 1969 Young Billy Young
Deputy Ben Kane
 1968 Secret Ceremony
Albert
 1968 Anzio
Dick Ennis (war correspondent, International Press)
 1968 Villa Rides
Lee Arnold
 1967 The Way West
Dick Summers
 1965 Mister Moses
Joe Moses
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Rod Anderson, Jr.
 1964 The Winston Affair
Lt. Col. Barney Adams
 1963 Rampage
Harry Stanton
 1962 Two for the Seesaw
Jerry Ryan
 1962 The Longest Day
Brig. Gen. Norman Cota
 1961 The Last Time I Saw Archie
Archie Hall
 1960 The Grass Is Greener
Charles Delacro
 1960 The Night Fighters
Dermot O'Neill
 1959 The Wonderful Country
Martin Brady
 1959 The Angry Hills
Mike Morrison
 1958 Thunder Road
Lucas Doolin
 1957 The Enemy Below
Capt. Murrell
 1957 Fire Down Below
Felix
 1956 Bandido
Wilson
 1956 Foreign Intrigue
Dave Bishop
 1955 Man with the Gun
Clint Tollinger
 1955 Not as a Stranger
Lucas Marsh
 1954 Track of the Cat
Curt Bridges
 1954 River of No Return
Matt Calder
 1954 She Couldn't Say No
Doctor Robert Sellers
 1953 Second Chance
Russ Lambert
 1953 White Witch Doctor
John 'Lonni' Douglas
 1952 Angel Face
Frank Jessup
 1952 The Lusty Men
Jeff McCloud
 1952 One Minute to Zero
Col. Steve Janowski
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Dan Milner
 1951 My Forbidden Past
Dr. Mark Lucas
 1950 Where Danger Lives
Jeff Cameron
 1949 The Red Pony
Billy Buck
 1948 Rachel and the Stranger
Jim Fairways
 1947 Crossfire
Keeley
 1947 Pursued
Jeb
 1946 The Locket
Norman Clyde
 1946 Undercurrent
Michael Garroway
 1946 Till the End of Time
William Tabeshaw
 1944 Nevada
Jim Lacy aka Nevada (as Bob Mitchum)
 1944 Girl Rush
Jimmy Smith
 1944 When Strangers Marry
Fred Graham
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Corporal (uncredited)
 1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Any More
CPO Jeff Daniels
 1943 To the People of the United States (Documentary short)
Bomber Ground Crew (uncredited)
 1943 Riders of the Deadline
Nick Drago (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Cry 'Havoc'
Dying Soldier - 'I'm All Right' (uncredited)
 1943 The Dancing Masters
Mickey Halligan (uncredited)
 1943 Minesweeper
Seaman Chuck Ryan (uncredited)
 1943 False Colors
Henchman Rip Austin (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Doughboys in Ireland
Ernie Jones (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Bar 20
Richard Adams (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Corvette K-225
Sheppard (uncredited)
 1943 Beyond the Last Frontier
Trigger Dolan (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 The Lone Star Trail
Ben Slocum (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 We've Never Been Licked
Panhandle Mitchell
 1943 Colt Comrades
Dirk Mason (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Leather Burners
Henchman Randall (uncredited)
 1943 Border Patrol
Quinn (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Follow the Band
Tate Winters (as Bob Mitchum)
 1943 Aerial Gunner
Sgt. Benson (uncredited)
 1943 Hoppy Serves a Writ
Henchman (as Bob Mitchum)
 1942 Saboteur
Passerby (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1990s) TV commercials (voiceover): Beef Council. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Print Biographies | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Mitchum

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on press stories] They're all true - booze, brawls, broads, all true. Make up some more if you want to. See more »

Trivia:

He was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea by wife Dorothy Mitchum and neighbor Jane Russell. At Mitchum's insistence, no memorial service was held. See more »

Trademark:

On and off-screen, he was known for his facade of cool, sleepy-eyed indifference See more »

Nickname:

Mitch See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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