|Birthname||Meservey, Robert Preston|
|born on||8 June 1918 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Needham Heights MA, USA, 42n18, 71w14|
|Timezone||EWT h4w (is war time)|
|Astrology data||17°02' 13°45 Asc. 10°30'|
American actor who never fit into type casting. A versatile, delightful young man who signed with Paramount at the age of 19, he became a respected professional with well over 45 films through-out his working career,
His films include the lead role in "Music Man" in 1951, up to "Victor/Victoria" in 1982, for which he received an Oscar nomination. His true love continued to be performing on the stage.
Preston married actress Catherine Craig in 1946 and they lived on a Connecticut estate when he was not working in Hollywood and New York. He died of lung cancer 3/21/1987, Santa Barbara, CA.
Marc Penfield quotes correspondence with a family member, MH 7/1981, Pt confirms date from birth certificate but no time is recorded.
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Lung)
- Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Screen name)