Robert Walker Overview:

Legendary actor, Robert Walker, was born Robert Hudson Walker on Oct 13, 1918 in Salt Lake City, UT. Walker died at the age of 32 on Aug 28, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
2003Best Animated FeatureBrother Bear (2003)N/ANominated
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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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Warner Archive: Brian Donlevy, and the True Story of the Atomic Bomb

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This is the story of how the atom bomb was developed--with allowances for dramatic effect and national security of course. A triumph of science which led to unfathomable destruction. MGM faced a delicate task in telling this story. As expected, it contains a heavy dose of propaganda, but the tale i... Read full article


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Robert Walker Quotes:

Bruno: My theory is that everyone is a potential murderer.


Bruno Anthony: How do you do, sir? I'd like to talk with you sometime, sir, and tell you about my idea for harnessing the life force. It'll make atomic power look like the horse and buggy. I'm already developing my faculty for seeing _millions_ of miles. And Senator: can you imagine being able to smell a flower - on the planet Mars? I'd like to have lunch with you someday soon, sir. Tell you more about it.


Guy Haines: You crazy maniac! Would you please get out of here and leave me alone?
Bruno Anthony: But Guy... I like you.
[offended, Guy punches Bruno in the face]


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Father of actors Robert Walker Jr. and Michael Walker.

He was born in Salt Lake City the night the "Big Fire" swept through the city. His father was the city editor of the "Deseret News"; and after a weary night of reporting on the blaze, he finally had the chance to put in a call to the hospital to learn of his son's birth. The next morning when he told his three other sons about their new brother, they were unimpressed. They had been up all night watching the fire, and another brother seemed much less interesting.

Was the original choice for the male lead in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944). It eventually went to Tom Drake, despite protests from Judy Garland.

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