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Robert Walker (I) (1918–1951)


He possessed the same special brand of rebel/misfit sensitivity and charm that made superstars out of John Garfield and (later) James Dean and Montgomery Clift. In the war-torn 1940s, Robert Walker represented MGM's fresh, instinctive breed of up-and-coming talent. His boyish good looks combined with an attractive vulnerability came across the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Strangers on a Train
Strangers on a Train Bruno Antony
(1951)
Vengeance Valley
Vengeance Valley Lee Strobie
(1951)
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo David Thatcher
(1944)
The Clock
The Clock Corporal Joe Allen
(1945)

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Walker Sr.

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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When I remember how stubborn I was, how certain my parents didn't understand me, it scares me a little. You see, I have two boys myself, [Michael Walker] and [Robert Walker Jr.], and I wonder how I'll ever get it across to them, how I'll ever put it into words when they're 14 that I DO understand them. Because my parents are wonderful people, really, and they did understand me; only the ... See more »

Trivia:

Father of actors Robert Walker Jr. and Michael Walker. See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Libra

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