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Robert Ginnaven (1937–2008)

Robert Ginnaven was born on January 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Robert Addison Ginnaven Jr. He was an actor, known for Steel Magnolias (1989), One False Move (1992) and Encounter with the Unknown (1972). He was married to Jeanne Tyler Ginnaven and Illa Ginnaven. He died on February 17, 2008 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. See full bio »

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Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias Mayor Van Meter
One False Move
One False Move Charlie
Encounter with the Unknown
The Day It Came to Earth


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 1992 Dangerous Curves (TV Series)
Matthew Carlson
- Obsession (1992) ... Matthew Carlson
 1992 One False Move
 1989 Steel Magnolias
Mayor Van Meter
 1988 Pass the Ammo
 1987 Stay Tuned for Murder
Judge Barnevay (as Bob Ginnaven)
 1981-1987 Dallas (TV Series)
- Tough Love (1987)
- Charlie (1984) ... (as Bob Ginnavin)
- Blocked (1981)
 1987 End of the Line
State Trooper
 1987 Three for the Road
Dr. Hastings
 1986 Under Siege (TV Movie) (as Bob Ginnaven)
 1985 Right to Kill? (TV Movie)
Det. Marquez
 1984 Time Bomb (TV Movie)
 1983 Adam (TV Movie)
Det. Vincent Corrao
 1981 Crisis at Central High (TV Movie)
General Thomas Woods
 1977 The Day It Came to Earth
Lt. Kelly
 1977 The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (TV Movie)
 1975 So Sad About Gloria
Chris Kenner
 1974 The Great Lester Boggs
T. T. Boggs (as Bob Ginnaven)
 1973 White Lightning
 1972 Encounter with the Unknown
Father Duane (as Bob Ginnaven)

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Bob Ginnaven | Bob Ginnavin

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Father of Christopher Ginnaven.



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