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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 .



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

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Robert Vaughn Quotes:

Major Paul Kreuger: I understand the Russians are at the Elbe.
Gen. von Brock: Yes.
Major Paul Kreuger: And here?
Gen. von Brock: Worse. Utter confusion. Every day I get orders to attack with divisions that no longer exist. Hitler still thinks he's winning the war.
Major Paul Kreuger: The Army helped bring Hitler into power. Are you saying we made a mistake?

[Chris and Vin enter thier room, to see Lee sitting there, waiting]
Lee: Remember me?
Chris Adams: Yup.
Lee: You need men for a job in Mexico? How long?
Chris Adams: Four, maybe six weeks.
Lee: That ought to do it. How much does the job pay?
Chris Adams: I thought you were looking for the Johnson brothers, Lee.
Lee: [smirking] I found them. Now, how much does the job pay?
Chris Adams: Twenty dollars.
Lee: I'll have the money before I leave. It should just take care of my last two days' rent.

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

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Robert Vaughn Facts
Recommended his college friend, James Coburn, for his break-through role in The Magnificent Seven (1960). Desperate to cast the movie before an impending actors' strike, director John Sturges was open to Vaughn's suggesting the relatively unknown actor.

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Credits much of The Magnificent Seven (1960)'s success to Elmer Bernstein's score - which he uses as his ringtone.

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