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Robert Stack Overview:

Actor, Robert Stack, was born Robert Langford Modini Stack on Jan 13, 1919 in Los Angeles, CA. Stack died at the age of 84 on May 14, 2003 in Beverly Hills, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Stack was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1956Best Supporting ActorWritten on the Wind (1956)Kyle HadleyNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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By Dawn on Aug 16, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

In addition to acting in over 40 films, he also performed on the television series The Untouchables and later was the host of Unsolved Mysteries.'s first film, was First Love(1939) and he was the first actor to give Durbin an on-screen kiss.Stack won acclaim for his next role, The Mortal... Read full article


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By Brandie on Aug 15, 2010 From True Classics

Note: Brandie defers to Carrie’s expertise on all things Airplane! today, particularly since (gasp!) she’s never seen it. And yes, Carrie, I’m going to fix that immediately. Shifting out of some of the usual vein for TCM, we move into the 1980s. More specifically, we’re loo... Read full article


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Robert Stack Quotes:

Owen Pentecost: I don't belong to anyone except myself. I'm not joining any parade - yours or theirs. I like walking alone - no ties. Don't ask questions; no one to answer to. Man's gotta be sentimental to fight a war; gotta have a lump in his throat about God and country and home and mother, all the pretty things.
[Takes a drink, and looks at Boston]
Owen Pentecost: No lumps.


John Wilkes: You have many enemies, Captain.
John Paul Jones: Aye! The British are the best!


Bob: I don't need any help, I'll get that scurvy lion myself.


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Robert Stack Facts
His ancestors were among the first to settle in California.

Had been diagnosed with prostate cancer the year before his death.

By late December 1955, it was announced that Stack was to star in The Proud Ones (1956) but eventually the role was played by Robert Ryan.

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