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Robert Montgomery (I) (1904–1981)

As a child, Robert Montgomery enjoyed a privileged life, as his father was the president of the New York Rubber Co. When he died, the fortune was gone and Robert worked at a number of jobs. He later went to New York to be a writer, and on the advice of a friend tried acting. He worked with George Cukor on the stage and his first film, at MGM, was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Robert Montgomery Presents
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Here Comes Mr. Jordan Joe Pendleton


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 1960 The Gallant Hours (producer)
 1950-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (producer - 321 episodes)
- Faust '57 (1957) ... (producer)
- The Weather Lover (1957) ... (producer)
- The Last Trip of the Hindenburg (1957) ... (producer)
- One Smart Apple (1957) ... (producer)
- Sturdevant's Daughter (1957) ... (producer)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- The Green Glass (1953) ... (producer)
- My Father's a Murderer (1953) ... (producer)
- The Baby Sitter (1953) ... (producer)
- Youth from Vienna (1953) ... (producer)
- The Three Hours (1953) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Louis Rhodes") in "Dawn" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Tom Barry. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 24 Nov 1924-Jan 1925 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Elizabeth Allen (as "Ann Perkins"), Perce R. Benton (as "Mr. Marvin"), Camelia Campbell (as "Lulu Maynard"), Richard Carlyle (as "David"), Emma Dunn (as "Mary... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Comdr. Robert Montgomery U.S.N.R. | Robert Montgomery Comdr. U.S.N.R.


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

If you are lucky enough to be a success, by all means enjoy the applause and the adulation of the public. But never, never believe it. See more »


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 571-573. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »



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