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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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My personal life has been completely wrecked by [David O. Selznick]'s obsession for my wife. What can you do to fight such a powerful man? See more »

Trivia:

He was born in Salt Lake City the night the "Big Fire" swept through the city. His father was the city editor of the "Deseret News"; and after a weary night of reporting on the blaze, he finally had the chance to put in a call to the hospital to learn of his son's birth. The next morning when he told his three other sons about their new brother, they were unimpressed. They had been up all night ... See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Libra

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