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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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I found myself up against mental walls. The maladjustments of that age grew and branched out all over the place. I was always trying to make an escape from life. See more »


Married Jennifer Jones (then Phyllis Isley), on the one-year anniversary of the day they met. They separated on 7 November 1943, and she filed for divorce on 21 April 1945. See more »



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