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.

BlogHub Articles:

On Blu-ray: Vivien Leigh and in Waterloo Bridge (1940)

By KC on Dec 4, 2020 From Classic Movies

Vivien Leigh made so few films that every opportunity to see her is a great pleasure. She achieved one of her best screen performances in Waterloo Bridge (1940). I recently watched the World War I-set romantic tragedy on a new Blu-ray release from Warner Archive. Adapted from a Robert E. Sherwood pl... Read full article


How Many Films did Barbara Stanwyck and Star in Together?

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 5, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

How many Films did Barbara Stanwyck and Star in Together? Barbara Stanwyck and were married on May 14, 1939, after about three years of ‘dating’… ?They divorced in February 1952 (some sources say 1951), and although they did not star in any films toge... Read full article


On Blu-ray: and Stewart Granger in The Last Hunt (1956)

By KC on Oct 11, 2018 From Classic Movies

Based on a novel by Milton Lott, but featuring real buffalo herd thinning, the Richard Brooks-directed The Last Hunt (1956) is an unusual mix of fact and fiction. It comes from a period where westerns took on more moral complexity. Heroes are less certain, violence isn't as superficial, and a feelin... Read full article


Fridays With : Lady of the Tropics (1939)

on May 20, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

returns in this old-fashioned tale of forbidden love, miscegenation and fabulous fashions! Lady of the Tropics saw Taylor as a Hollywood star, paired up with actress Hedy Lamarr in her second Hollywood film, all directed by the fabulous Jack Conway who helmed the likes of Libeled Lady ... Read full article


Fridays With : Times Square Lady (1935)

on May 13, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

The TCM Classic Film Festival left me behind on my Fridays With… series. The crop of Taylor films this month aren’t his best, but they’re a start.? We kick off this dive into the career of with his first leading role. Movies are critiqued today if they’re incons... Read full article


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Robert Taylor Quotes:

Thomas 'Tommy': I'm gonna walk out of this racket with pearl studs and a gold cane.


[later Edith Keating to Billy]
Edith: Jim's got roots here.
Billy: I got a horse and the west is wide.


Det. Sidney Y. Myers: Do me a favor will ya crud? When homicide questions ya get stuffed... show 'em how tough ya are: make em beat it outta ya, eh?


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Robert Taylor was terribly keen on classical music, learning appreciated by among others Joan Crawford and Greta Garbo. He had a huge collection of first-class works. He was a music major from 1929 to 1931 playing the cello in Doane String Quartet, the trio "The Harmony Boys" and in Doane Symphony Orchestra in Nebraska. In California he used to have a gramophone with him that he would play every time he could on set filming and he never missed the concerts given each year at the Hollywood Bowl.

Actively supported his best friend Ronald Reagan's campaign to become the Republican Governor of California in 1966.

He was the first American actor to appear in film made in England - A Yank at Oxford (1938).

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