Robert Vaughn Overview:

Actor, Robert Vaughn, was born Robert Francis Vaughn on Nov 22, 1932 in New York City, NY. Vaughn died at the age of 84 on Nov 11, 2016 in Ridgefield, CT .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1959Best Supporting ActorThe Young Philadelphians (1959)Chester GwynnNominated
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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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1. earned a Ph.D. in Communications from the University of Southern California in 1972. His dissertation was published as the 355-page book Only Victims: A Study of Show Business Blacklisting. 2. He received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for The Young Philadelp... Read full article


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Robert Vaughn Quotes:

Major Paul Kreuger: [to General von Brock over the phone asking for reinforcements] Herr General, your regrets will not save the bridge. The two panzer battalions might.


Lee: Yes. The final supreme idiocy. Coming here to hide. The deserter hiding out in the middle of a battlefield.


Vin: Twenty dollars? You must be living in style.
Lee: Yes... I have the most stylish corner of the filthy storeroom out back. That and one plate of beans. Ten dollars a day.


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Robert Vaughn Facts
Both he and his "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." (1964) co-star David McCallum appeared in what is now considered a classic film directed by John Sturges which starred Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson and James Coburn: Vaughn appeared in The Magnificent Seven (1960), McCallum appeared in The Great Escape (1963)

Along with Eddie Velez ("Dishpan Frankie" Santana), has been called partially responsible for the premature cancellation of "The A-Team" (1983) & series finale December 30, 1986 just 12 episodes into season 5 of the show because most viewers could not accept the Team working for General Hunt Stockwell of the U.S. military (Vaughn), which they had been evading since 1972(!), instead of the Team remaining an independent entity tackling cases on a $10,000-per-job basis as they had in seasons 1-4.

Landed the central rôle of Steve Dallas in Sweet Smell of Success (1957) but was drafted into the Army before he could film any footage.

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