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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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 1952 My Son John
John Jefferson
 1951 Vengeance Valley
Lee Strobie
 1950 The Skipper Surprised His Wife
Cmdr. William J. Lattimer
 1950 Please Believe Me
Terence Keath
 1949 My Own True Love
Charles Stone
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Jimmy Dobson
 1944 Since You Went Away
Cpl. William G. 'Bill' Smollett II
 1943 Madame Curie
David Le Gros
 1943 Bataan
Leonard Purckett
 1939 Dancing Co-Ed
Boy (uncredited)
 1939 These Glamour Girls
College Boy (uncredited)
 1939 Winter Carnival
Wes (uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

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:

Was the original choice for the male lead in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944). It eventually went to Tom Drake, despite protests from Judy Garland. See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Libra

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