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Bobby Driscoll (1937–1968)

Bobby Driscoll was a natural-born actor. Discovered by chance at the age of five-and-a-half in a barber shop in Altadena, CA. and then convincing in anything he ever undertook on the movie screen and on television throughout his career spanning 17 years (1943-1960). Includes such notable movie screen appearances as The Sullivans (1944), Song of ... See full bio »

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 1965 Dirt (Short)
 1959-1960 Rawhide (TV Series)
Billy Chance / Wilt Mason
- Incident of the Captive (1960) ... Billy Chance (as Robert Driscoll)
- Incident of Fear in the Streets (1959) ... Wilt Mason (as Robert Driscoll)
 1960 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
 1960 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
- The Twisted Root (1960) ... Johnny
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Fred Forbes
- The Summer Hero (1960) ... Fred Forbes
 1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Mike Hardesty
- Blind Alley (1959) ... Mike Hardesty
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Lew Conover
- The Norman Conover Story (1958) ... Lew Conover
 1958 The Party Crashers
Josh Bickford
 1958 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
Irwin Brown
- The Irwin Brown Story (1958) ... Irwin Brown
 1957 M Squad (TV Series)
Stephen 'Steve' Wikowlski
- Pete Loves Mary (1957) ... Stephen 'Steve' Wikowlski
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
- The Ordeal of S-38 (1957) ... Fletcher
 1956 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Trumpeter Jones
- Death Watch (1956) ... Trumpeter Jones
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Johnny Bridges
- Dirty Face (1956) ... Johnny Bridges
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Truls Halvorsen / Cadet John Aldridge Jr. / Young Radford Sawyer
- The Smuggler (1956) ... Truls Halvorsen
- No Horse, No Wife, No Mustache (1956) ... Cadet John Aldridge Jr.
- A Matter of Life and Death (1955) ... Young Radford Sawyer
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- I Do (1956) ... Peter
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Secret of River Lane (1956) ... Gary
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Try Me for Size (1956) ... Stump
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
- Fear (1956) ... Josef
 1955 Navy Log (TV Series)
Billy Sayres
- Navy Corpsman (1955) ... Billy Sayres
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Pvt. Zane
- Day Is Done (1955) ... Pvt. Zane
 1952-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Too Late to Run (1955)
- Early Space Conquerors (1952) ... (as Bob Driscoll)
 1955 The Scarlet Coat
Ben Potter
 1954-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- His Father's Keeper (1954) ... Jimmy
 1954 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Jimmy Skinner
- Big Jim (1954) ... Jimmy Skinner
 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
 1954 Medic (TV Series)
Pete Koslo
- Laughter Is a Boy (1954) ... Pete Koslo
 1953 Dragnet (TV Series)
 1953 Peter Pan
Peter Pan (voice)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- Some Day They'll Give Us Guns (1952) ... Julian
 1952 The Happy Time
Robert 'Bibi' Bonnard
 1952 Father's Lion (Short)
Goofy Jr. (voice)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Billy Crandall
- Tin Badge (1951) ... Billy Crandall
 1951 Fathers Are People (Short)
Goofy Jr. (voice)
 1951 When I Grow Up
Josh / Danny Reed
 1949 The Window
 1948 So Dear to My Heart
Jeremiah 'Jerry' Kincaid
 1948 Melody Time
Bobby Driscoll
 1948 If You Knew Susie
 1946 Three Wise Fools
Pixie (uncredited)
 1946 O.S.S.
 1946 So Goes My Love
Percy Maxim
 1946 From This Day Forward
Billy Beesley
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Boy with Wounded Dog (uncredited)
 1945 Identity Unknown
Toddy Loring
 1944 The Big Bonanza
Spud Kilton
 1944 Sunday Dinner for a Soldier
Jeep Osborne
 1944 The Sullivans
Al Sullivan as a Child (uncredited)
 1943 Lost Angel
Bobby, Boy on Train with Sucker (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(1/15/51) Radio: Appeared in "The Railroad Hour" production of "The Student Prince". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Driscoll | Robert Driscoll


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

(Standing before a California judge in 1961 on his drug addiction) I had everything. I was earning more than $50,000 a year, working steadily with good parts. Then I started putting all my spare time in my arm. I'm not really sure why I started using narcotics. I was 17 when I first experimented with the stuff. In no time at all I was using whatever was available, mostly heroin, because I had the... See more »


His voice was used for Walt Disney's feature Peter Pan (1953) and an actual "acting" performance was filmed, then rotoscoped for the animated character. See more »


Very soulful eyes See more »

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