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Robert Francis (I) (1930–1955)

Relatively new to Hollywood, young Robert Francis, 25, was a rising young actor on the verge of film stardom in 1955 after making a solid debut as a ranking officer in The Caine Mutiny (1954) - alongside a formidable, normally intimidating group of veterans such as Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson and Fred MacMurray. Handsome, clean-cut, ... See full bio »

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The Caine Mutiny
The Caine Mutiny Ens. Willie Keith
The Long Gray Line
The Long Gray Line James N. Sundstrom Jr.
They Rode West
They Rode West Dr. Allen Seward
The Bamboo Prison
The Bamboo Prison MSgt. John A. Rand


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Robert Francis's last two films, The Bamboo Prison and The Long Gray Line, were completed in March 1954 and May 1954, even though they were released several months later. This means that, at the time of his death in July 1955, he had not worked in over a year since the completion of his last film, The Long Gray Line. This is curious indeed, considering he had been voted one of Screen World's "... See more »

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