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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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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: 200 Were Chosen. Drama. Written by E.P. Conkle. Directed by Worthington Miner [credited as C. Worthington Miner] and J. Edward Shugrue. 48th Street Theatre: 20 Nov 1936- Dec 1936 (closing date unknown/35 performances). Cast: Richard Allen, Paula Bauersmith (as "Jeannie Walters"), Ramon Blackburn, Royce Blackburn, Aldrich Bowker... See more »
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