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Robert Porterfield (1905–1971)

Robert (Bob) Porterfield is better known for his activities in the live theater. The beginning of his career coincided with some of the deepest days of the Great Depression and, while his movie resume may be forgotten in time, he will always be remembered for starting the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. In 1932 he assembled a group of about ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sergeant York
Sergeant York Zeb Andrews
(1941)
Men and Dust
Men and Dust Narrator
(1940)
The Yearling
(1946)
Thunder Road
Thunder Road Preacher
(1958)

Filmography

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 1958 Thunder Road
Preacher (uncredited)
 1946 The Yearling
Mate (uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York
Zeb Andrews
 1937 They Won't Forget
Jimmy Harrison - Dissenting Juror (uncredited)
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 1956 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
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- Ernest Borgnine (1956) ... Himself
 1940 Men and Dust (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Abe Lincoln in Illinois. Drama. Written by Robert E. Sherwood. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Elmer Rice. Plymouth Theatre: 15 Oct 1938- Dec 1939 (closing date unknown/472 performances). Cast: Raymond Massey (as "Abraham Lincoln"), Ora Alexander, Dorothy Allan, Frank Andrews, Lloyd Barry (as "Tad Lincoln"), Bette ... See more »
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