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Robert Taylor Overview:

Legendary actor, Robert Taylor, was born Spangler Arlington Brugh on Aug 5, 1911 in Filley, NE. Taylor died at the age of 57 on Jun 8, 1969 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Robert Taylor's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #57 on Jun 11, 1941. In addition, Taylor was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum . Taylor was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Lady of the Tropics (1939) with and Hedy Lamarr

By Orson DeWelles on Feb 18, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Hedy Lamarr set the world aflame with her beauty in Algiers! Now you see her in the arms of a dashing Bob Taylor! Second time’s the charm, right? Or is that supposed to be the third time? In any case, after Hedy Lamarr’s American debut in Algiers, MGM was eager to get her into another ve... Read full article


The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) with Joan Crawford and

By Orson De Welles on Mar 12, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! At some time during 1936 the powers that were at MGM decided to take perhaps their biggest star of the time, Joan Crawford, and pull out all the stops in putting her in the highest quality production. The subject matter they picked was somewhat odd to say the least. For Ms. Crawford (tec... Read full article


Barbara Stanwyck and watches and sapphires 1930s

By ImagineMDD on Jul 5, 2014 From Pop Culture ImagineMDD

Keeping time with Barbara Stanwyck and Barbara Stanwyck Original Vintage Transparency Rare Photo Fans spent several years watching what would happen with and Barbara Stanwyck. Couldn't she have a dance with the man at a club without all the papers sayi... Read full article


Ivanhoe (1952) with and Elizabeth Taylor

By Orson De Welles on May 22, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! When I signed up to participate in the Fabulous Films of the 50s blogathon, for whatever reason I was drawn to the epic film.  To me the 50s in Hollywood was one of trepidation, as television was making inroads and threatening the livelihoods of the studios.  The studio system as it was ... Read full article


Ride, Vaquero! (1953) with and Ava Gardner

By Orson De Welles on Jan 20, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! A Flaming Drama of Dangerous Love! 1953’s Ride, Vaquero! is a rather overlooked and underrated western .  On paper, it holds quite a bit of potential with a stellar cast.  Ava Gardner and both star above the title, mind you.  They are supported by Howard Keel and Anthony Qu... Read full article


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Robert Taylor Quotes:

Lt. Linus Delaney: Well, I never thought I'd see the day.
Ward Kinsman: That's the point, isn't it? To live to see the day.


Jim 'Holy' Sherwood: Don't you get fed up sometimes?
Billy: Fed up with what?
Jim 'Holy' Sherwood: Oh, rollin' around like a tumbleweed, being hunted, and never knowin' who's behind the next rock. I mean...
Billy: I know what you mean. I like it!


John Benson Farrell: You couldn't stop being a thief any more than a weasel could stop sucking chicken blood.


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MGM's publicity department released these measurements for Robert Taylor in 1938: Chest 43" / Waist 30" / Hips 37" / Thighs 23" / Calf 15" / Biceps 14.75" / Forearm 12" / Wrists 7" / Neck 16"

He inspired the fictional character called Danger: Diabolik (1968), an anti-hero featured in Italian comics. Diabolik was created by sisters Angela and Luciana Giussani in 1962, and his features was graphically inspired by Taylor: dark hair with a distinctive widow's peak, and striking blue eyes and eyebrows.

After their divorce, his ex-wife Barbara Stanwyck auctioned off their $100,000 home at 423 North Faring Road, in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles, and all its furnishings, and collected 15 percent of Taylor's earnings until he died in 1969.

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