Taylor, Robert

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Name
Taylor, Robert Gender: M
Spangler Arlington Brugh
born on 5 August 1911 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Filley, Nebraska, 40n17, 96w32
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°59' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°02 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 29°24'



Robert Taylor

Biography

American actor who made over 70 films in 35 years. The son of a country doctor, he majored in music in college. He followed his music professor out to Pomona, CA and a performance in a college production led to a screen test and his career as an actor. He signed a long-term contract with MGM where he reigned as one of Hollywood's principal actors. He played with such great co-stars as Ava Gardner and Elizabeth Taylor, as well as Greta Garbo and Jean Harlow. He starred in the TV series "The Detectives" from 1959-1961.

During WW II he served as a flight instructor with the Navy's Air Transport and also directed Navy training films and narrated a full-length documentary "The Fighting Lady." Shunning his glamour- boy image, he acquired a reputation among directors as a no-nonsense professional.

In his personal life, he was married twice, Barbara Stanwyk 1939-1951 and to Ursula Thiess from 1954 until his death of lung cancer 6/08/1969, Santa Monica, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • spouse relationship with Thiess, Ursula (born 15 May 1924). Notes: Bitter

Events

  • Death by Disease 8 June 1969 in Santa Monica (Lung cancer, age 57)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes Jane Wayne, "Robert Taylor," p.17-18

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Appearance gorgeous
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Barbara Stanwyk and Ursula Thiess)
  • Vocation : Beauty : Sex-symbol
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Secondary)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Flight instructor)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military (WW II)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession