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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Robert Walker Quotes:

Corporal William G. 'Bill' Smollett II: You see, my father was a soldier. He was a colonel when he died. I guess all the Smolletts all the way back were soldiers. One of them was with Washington at Yorktown. Although sometimes I think Grandpa just made that one up.
Jane Deborah Hilton: I'm sure he didn't. You ought to be awfully proud.
Corporal William G. 'Bill' Smollett II: Oh, I'm proud, all right. But something went wrong with me. Mother died when I was born, so I never knew her. Well, of course I never knew her.
Jane Deborah Hilton: That's a shame.
Corporal William G. 'Bill' Smollett II: She could paint pretty well, china and things. I hope I can show you her work sometime. That is, if Grandpa ...
Jane Deborah Hilton: If Grandpa what?
Corporal William G. 'Bill' Smollett II: Well, if I go home. You see, I haven't lived home since West Point.
Jane Deborah Hilton: West Point?
Corporal William G. 'Bill' Smollett II: Oh, Jane, you don't want to hear all about this, do you?
Jane Deborah Hilton: Not if you don't want me to, Bill.
Corporal William G. 'Bill' Smollett II: Oh, but I do of course. There's no one in the whole world that I'd rather explain - that I'd rather tell.


Bruno Anthony: Don't worry, I'm not going to shoot you, Mr. Haines. It might disturb Mother.


Bruno Anthony: I admire people who do things.


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Father of actors Robert Walker Jr. and Michael Walker.

Interred at Washington Heights Memorial Park in Ogden, UT.

Married Jennifer Jones (then Phyllis Isley), on the one-year anniversary of the day they met. They separated on 7 November 1943, and she filed for divorce on 21 April 1945.

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