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Robert Priestley (1901–1986)

Robert Priestley was born on June 12, 1901 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Robert Willerton Priestley. He is known for his work on In the Heat of the Night (1967), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) and Marty (1955). He died on November 27, 1986 in San Diego, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night Set Decorator
(1967)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Set Decorator
(1958)
Marty
Marty Set Decorator
(1955)
Gilda
Gilda Set Decorator
(1946)

Filmography

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 1968 P.J.
 1967 The Way West
 1964 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964 Man's Favorite Sport? (as Robert Priestly)
 1963 A Gathering of Eagles (as Robert Priestly)
 1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 The Comancheros (as Robert Priestly, set decorations)
 1961 The Lawbreakers (set decorations)
 1961 Dennis the Menace (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 One Happy Family (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Big Night (1961)
- Sky Diver (1961)
 1960-1961 Angel (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Dentist (1961)
- Phone Fun (1961)
- Call Me Mother (1961)
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960-1961 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- Andy and the Gentleman Crook (1961) ... (as Bob Priestley)
- Andy Saves Barney's Morale (1961) ... (as Bob Priestley)
- Mayberry on Record (1961) ... (as Bob Priestley)
- Andy the Marriage Counselor (1961) ... (as Bob Priestley)
- Alcohol and Old Lace (1961) ... (as Bob Priestley)
 1959-1960 Philip Marlowe (TV Series) (25 episodes)
- You Kill Me (1960)
 1959 The Gazebo
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (set decorations)
 1957 Sayonara (as Robert Priestly)
 1957 3:10 to Yuma
 1957 Muscle Up a Little Closer (Short)
 1956 Reprisal!
 1956 Over-Exposed
 1955 Picnic
 1955 Marty
 1954-1955 Father Knows Best (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Boy's Week (1955)
- Typical Father (1954)
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Clay Allison (1954)
- Ben Thompson (1954)
- Tom Horn (1954)
 1953 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Miracle (1953)
 1953 Fighter Attack (set decorations)
 1953 Clipped Wings
 1953 The Maze
 1953 Safari Drums
 1953 Jalopy
 1952 The Maverick (settings)
 1952 Feudin' Fools
 1952 Fargo
 1952 Wagons West (as Bob Priestley, settings)
 1952 Mutiny
 1951 Warpath
 1951 Sirocco
 1951 Of Men and Music (Documentary)
 1950 Quicksand
 1950 Dakota Lil (uncredited)
 1949 Mrs. Mike
 1949 Apache Chief (as Robert Priestly)
 1949 Without Honor
 1949 Cover Up
 1948 Pitfall
 1948 Lulu Belle
 1948 On Our Merry Way (uncredited)
 1947 The Paradine Case (uncredited)
 1947 Intrigue
 1946 Gilda (set decorations)
 1944 Sergeant Mike
 1944 The Last Horseman (interior decorator)
 1944 Riding West (as Robert Priestly)
 1943 Frontier Fury
 1942 A Tornado in the Saddle (interior decorator)
 1942 Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (interior decorator)
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