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Robin Short (I) (1912–1980)

Robin Short was born on November 26, 1912 in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada as Robert Price Short. He was an actor, known for I Shot Jesse James (1949), The Return of Jesse James (1950) and Highway Patrol (1955). He was married to Mary Graff Arthur Short. He died on October 4, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

I Shot Jesse James
I Shot Jesse James Troubadour
The Return of Jesse James
Highway Patrol
Highway Patrol Hank Willis
The Buckskin Lady


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 1957 The Buckskin Lady
 1955-1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Jeff Spencer / Dr. Paul Kincaid
- The Miracle of Doctor Dove (1956) ... Jeff Spencer
- The Stones Began to Move (1955) ... Dr. Paul Kincaid
 1956 Medic (TV Series)
Dick Forbes
- The Inconstant Heart (1956) ... Dick Forbes
 1956 The Adventures of Champion (TV Series)
Townsman / Mark Jessup
- The Die-Hards (1956) ... Townsman
- Rails West (1956) ... Mark Jessup
 1955 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Ted Landry / Joe Wilcox
- Six Gun Cupids (1955) ... Ted Landry
- Quick on the Trigger (1955) ... Joe Wilcox
 1955 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Hank Willis
- Hitchhiker (1955) ... Hank Willis
 1955 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
John Slack
- A Killing in Diamonds (1955) ... John Slack
 1955 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Attorney Jeff Donahue
- Lawyer (1955) ... Attorney Jeff Donahue
 1954 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
- Mexico City (1954)
 1951 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Sam Slater
- Letter of the Law (1951) ... Sam Slater
 1950 The Return of Jesse James
Gang Member
 1950 The Baron of Arizona
 1950 Ambush
Lt. Storrow
 1949 The Gal Who Took the West
 1949 I Shot Jesse James
 1948 Command Decision
Guard (uncredited)
 1948 On an Island with You
Reporter (uncredited)
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Young Scientist (uncredited)
 1946 If I'm Lucky
Caddy (uncredited)
 1946 The Dark Horse
Lem (uncredited)
 1946 Without Reservations
Reporter (uncredited)
 1945 I Love a Bandleader
Edwin (uncredited)
 1944 Something for the Boys
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Mail Orderly (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of Ghost City
Otto Murdock (uncredited)
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Personal Details


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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He was a fine folk singer and classical guitar player. He was also a playwright who wrote several children's plays ("The Red Shoes" was one).



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