Robert Gist (1917–1998)


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Robert Gist was a tough kid who grew up around the Chicago stockyards during the Depression. Reform school-bound after injuring another boy in a fistfight, Gist instead ended up in Chicago's Hull House, a settlement house where he first became interested in acting. Work in Chicago radio was followed by stage acting roles in Chicago and on Broadway... See full bio »

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(age 80) in Magalia, California, USA

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Strangers on a Train Det. Leslie Hennessey
(1951)
Operation Petticoat Lt. Watson
(1959)
Naked City Director
(1962)
(1963)

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 1985 Hell Town (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The People vs. Willy the Goat (1985) ... (directed by)
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Humiliation (1982)
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nightmare (1970)
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Scorpio Drop (1969)
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (film director - 1 episode)
- The Singapore File (1969) ... (film director)
 1968-1969 The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The System (1969)
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hair Hunter (1968)
 1967-1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Last Hunters (1968)
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Bombers (1967)
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
 1967 Laredo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Star Trek: The Original Series (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 The Sheriff (TV Movie)
 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The White Knight (1966)
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- I Am the Enemy (1965)
 1965 Della
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964-1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vote for Murder (1964)
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Escape (1964)
 1963 The Wall to Wall War (TV Movie)
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Party Girl (1963)
 1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I Dream of Genie (1963)
 1962-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Come and Kill Me (1962)
 1962 Empire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Quick Shuffle (1962)
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1960-1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Down the Drain (1961)
- Deadly Intrusion (1961)
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Alternate Names:

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Met actress Agnes Moorehead during the filming of The Stratton Story (1949) in 1949. By June of 1949, Agnes separated from Jack G. Lee and, by January of 1951, newspapers began to list Gist as Agnes' steady companion. They were married on February 14th of 1953 in Yuma, Arizona. They were separated in July of 1954 and divorced in March of 1958. Gist was 17 years her junior.

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