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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 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Filmography

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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 Play: The Big Two. Comedy. Written by Leslie Bush-Fekete and Mary Helen Fay. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Bianca Stroock. Directed by Robert Montgomery. Booth Theatre: 8 Jan 1947- 25 Jan 1947 (21 performances). Cast: John Banner (as "Wirth"), Martin Berliner, Charles Boaz (as "Russian Soldier")... See more »

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1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Asked by reporters what it was like to work with Greta Garbo on Inspiration (1931)]: Making a film with Garbo doesn't constitute an introduction. See more »

Trivia:

Pioneered the concept of the political "image consultant" in the early television era by advising President Dwight D. Eisenhower on how to most effectively present himself to TV viewers. Following Richard Nixon's disastrous first televised debate with John F. Kennedy during the 1960 campaign, Eisenhower remarked that he was certain that if Nixon had only let Montgomery coordinate his appearance, ... See more »

Nickname:

Bob

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