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Robert Henderson (I) (1904–1985)

Robert Henderson was born on December 19, 1904 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Superman (1978), Superman III (1983) and Phase IV (1974). He died on September 9, 1985 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 80) in London, England, UK

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Superman 2nd Editor
Superman III
Superman III Mr. Simpson
Phase IV
Phase IV Clete
Ragtime Elderly Man


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 1985 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
American Millionaire
- The Final Problem (1985) ... American Millionaire
 1985 Morons from Outer Space
Diner Customer
 1983 Funny Money
Mr. Keller
 1983 Superman III
Mr. Simpson
 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series)
Old Professor
- Target: London (1982) ... Old Professor
 1981 Ragtime
Elderly Man
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Scientist
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
Herman Phleger
 1978 Superman
2nd Editor
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Ice Age (1978) ... Berand
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Judge Aldrich
- Mother (1977) ... Judge Aldrich
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
- The Deed (1976) ... Toastmaster
 1975 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Abe
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Uncle Abe
 1974 Phase IV
 1974 The Zoo Gang (TV Series)
Henry Davis
- Revenge: Post Dated (1974) ... Henry Davis
 1974 Mousey (TV Movie)
 1971 Moviemakers
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
- The Defeated: Part 1 (1970) ... Stockbroker
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
American ambassador
- The Creative Impulse (1969) ... American ambassador
 1969 Midas Run
The Dean
 1969 Mogul (TV Series)
- Take-Over Is Two Four-Letter Words (1969) ... Sellerman
 1967 After Many a Summer (TV Movie)
Dr. Mulge
 1966 Vendetta (TV Series)
- The Concrete Man (1966) ... Lawyer
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... Albert
 1963 Teletale (TV Series)
Howard Tate
- The Camel's Back (1963) ... Howard Tate
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
US General
- The Weakling (1963) ... US General
 1961 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
- Bullet with My Name on It (1961) ... Prentice
 1961 The World of Tim Frazer (TV Series)
Martin Cordwell
- The Sallinger Affair: Part 2 (1961) ... Martin Cordwell
 1959-1960 International Detective (TV Series)
The Judge / Austin
- The Joplin Case (1960) ... The Judge
- The Conway Case (1959) ... Austin
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
- The Doll Maker (1960) ... Jack
 1960 Too Young to Love
 1959-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Minister / Judge / Doctor Clinton Ward
- The Member of the Wedding (1960) ... Minister
- The Violent Years (1959) ... Judge
- The Winner (1959) ... Doctor Clinton Ward
 1959-1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Judge / Doctor
- The Discovery (1960) ... Judge
- Dead Man's Switch (1959) ... Doctor
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Jock Walker
- The Commentator (1958) ... Jock Walker
 1958 Orders to Kill
Col. Snyder
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
General Walker
- The General (1958) ... General Walker
 1957-1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Brigadier General / General
- Operation Meat Ball (1958) ... Brigadier General
- Operation Foulball (1957) ... General
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Herbert Stevenson
- The Expatriate (1957) ... Herbert Stevenson
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
American ambassador
- Two Against the Kremlin (1957) ... American ambassador
 1957 The Trial of Mary Dugan (TV Movie)
Judge Nash
 1956 Mr. Butters Writes a Notice (TV Short)
Major Northsea
 1953 Terror Street
Pop, the pilot (uncredited)
 1953 Never Let Me Go
U.S. Ambassador
 1952 Penny Princess
Macy's Staff Manager (uncredited)
 1950 Dance Hall
Special Dancer
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "South Pacific," at the Theatre Royal in Birmingham, England with Patricia Hartley, Nevil Whiting, Helen Landis, Eddie Leslie, David Williams, and Sean Connery (played Sergeant Kenneth Johnston) in the cast.

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He was married for forty years to the actress Estelle Winwood, who was twenty years his senior. She lived past the age of 100; he outlived her by only a little over a year.

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