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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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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 »


Interred at Washington Heights Memorial Park in Ogden, UT. See more »



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