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Bob Melvin (I) (1920–1995)

Robert Owen 'Bob' Melvin, the Man with Two Faces, was born in Lancaster, Missouri in 1920 and died in 1995. He was also called 'The Modern-Day Elephant Man'. He appeared in several movies, including the documentary Being Different in 1980 and the schlock horror The Sentinel in 1977. Doctors examined Bob but were unable to find a diagnosis for his ... See full bio »


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Being Different
Being Different The Man with Two Faces
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comic
I Am Not a Freak


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 1977 The Sentinel
Background scary person (uncredited)
 1972 Sisters
Extra (uncredited)
 1972 The Other
Sideshow Man (uncredited)
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 1987 I Am Not a Freak (TV Short documentary)
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 1981 Being Different (Documentary)
The Man with Two Faces
 1971 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Comic
- Episode #11.78 (1971) ... Himself - Comic

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Alternate Names:

Robert Melvin | Robert Milwin

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Bob Melvin was beloved by his family and regularly attended Sunday dinner at his mother-in-law & father-in-law's (Everett and Ada Smyser) where there would be approximately 30 family members and a frequent flow of local townsfolk who would wander in. He was well loved by all the children for the funny stories he told and he was known by the countless children in attendance for always sneaking ... See more »

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