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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 10 July 1941New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameGranville Whitelaw Pine
Nickname Buzz
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Robert Pine was born on July 10, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as Granville Whitelaw Pine. He is an actor and director, known for CHiPs (1977), Frozen (2013) and Independence Day (1996). He has been married to Gwynne Gilford since September 6, 1969. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Gwynne Gilford (6 September 1969 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (9)

Son-in-law of Anne Gwynne and Max M. Gilford
Father of Katherine Pine and Chris Pine.
Was a pre-med student before deciding to go into acting.
Born in New York City but raised in Scarsdale, New York, the son of a patent attorney.
First under contract to Universal from May 1964 through April 1967 and earned his stripes in such series as Run for Your Life (1965) and The Virginian (1962).
Member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.
Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.
He talks about the making of Empire of the Ants (1977) in the book "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010) by Tom Weaver.
Appeared on commercials for Priceline.com with William Shatner. His son, Chris Pine, succeeded Shatner as Captain Kirk in Star Trek. Robert has also done voice over work for Star Wars video games.

Personal Quotes (1)

[about the "No Sweat" nickname for director Earl Bellamy, with whom he worked several times] When you'd blow a line, he'd say, "No sweat. No sweat, let's take it again". Earl was a good guy. He was a very workmanlike director.

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