(12/29/52) Radio: Appeared (as "Buck Wyatt") in a "Lux Radio Theater" production of "Westward the Women".
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Lt. Robert Taylor U.S.N.R. | Lieut Robert Taylor USNR
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In my freshman year  I played the leading role in the campus performance "Helena's Boys", greatly to the disgust of Professor Gray [Herbert B. Gray. Taylor's cello teacher from 1925 to 1931], who wanted to know why I fiddled about with such nonsense. He said that I should concentrate on the cello, that I had the makings of a concert artist, what had I to do with "playacting"? I couldn't ...
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.