Job Actor
Years active 1931-1990
Known for Well-meaning, pleasant but somewhat bumbling young men
Top Roles Eddie O'Rourke, Parris Mitchell, Extra in Crowd at Steamship Official's Announcement, Jonathan 'Johnny' Reynolds Jr., Radio Announcer
Top GenresComedy, Drama, Romance, Musical, Crime, Mystery
Top TopicsRomance (Comic), Marriage, Based on Play
Top Collaborators (Director), (Producer), (Director), (Producer)
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Robert Cummings Overview:

Legendary actor, Robert Cummings, was born Charles Clarence Cummings on Jun 9, 1910 in Joplin, MO. Cummings died at the age of 80 on Dec 2, 1990 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures. Cummings was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Classic Movie Trivia: and Orville Wright

By Annmarie Gatti on May 1, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Did you know? Actor , born Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings, was Godson to aviation pioneer Orville Wright.?Wright taught him to fly while Cummings was still in high school, and Cummings made his first solo flight in 1927 at the age of 16. Cummings gave local residents rides i... Read full article

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Robert Cummings Quotes:

[Wilma is dressed for a date.]
Warren Ford: It's remarkable! Your brains don't show a bit.

Madelon: I don't blame you for hating me.
Charles D'Aubigny: I don't like to deprive you of that satisfaction, Madelon, but I don't hate you. I just don't care anymore.

Penny Craig: Did you have any trouble finding the house?
Harry Loren: Yes, I walked past it twice. I thought it was a Museum of Natural History or something the WPA built.

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Robert Cummings Facts
Was accused by his estranged wife, Mary Elliott, of using the drug methedrine or "speed" and carrying on an international affair with his former secretary. [29 October 1969].

In dramatic films he was billed in the credits as Robert Cummings; in lighter fare, often as Bob Cummings.

Before he was a successful actor, he was an Air Force officer, while he was a senior in high school.

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