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Robert Williams (V) (1894–1931)


It's fair to say that if 'Frank Capra (I)' hadn't cast Robert "Bobby" Williams in his 1931 film Platinum Blonde (1931) the actor would be entirely forgotten today. When the movie was made available on video in the 1980s the promotional copy on the video box emphasized the names most buffs would recognize: actresses Jean Harlow and Loretta Young, ... See full bio »

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Platinum Blonde Stew Smith
(1931)
Devotion Norman Harrington
(1931)
(1920)
(1931)

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 1931 Platinum Blonde
Stew Smith
 1931 Devotion
Norman Harrington
 1931 Rebound
Johnnie Coles
 1931 The Common Law
Sam
 1928 Two Masters (Short)
 1920 Thoughtless Women
The Son
 1914 The Vengeance of Winona (Short)
Kite - Black Dog's Accomplice
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 1931 Rebound (performer: "Oh, the Girls Grow Tall in Kansas", "There's No Place Like Home (Home, Sweet Home)" (1823) - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Love, Honor and Betray. Drama. Written by Fanny Hatton and Frederic Hatton. Adapted from the French of Andre Antoine. Directed by Donn Mullally. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: 12 Mar 1930- Apr 1930 (closing date unknown/45 performances). Cast: Alice Brady (as "The Woman"), George Brent (as "The Chauffeur") [only Broadway role], ... See more »

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Alice Lake  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

In a 2008 interview, actor Christopher Plummer called Williams "...one of the most realistic comedians the screen had. He made Cary Grant look like he was overacting... To watch Robert Williams act was like seeing a comic using the Method, long before the Method became famous with Marlon [Brando] and Monty [Clift]".

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