Spangler Arlington Brugh
|Born||Aug 5, 1911|
|Died||Jun 8, 1969|
Santa Monica, CA
|Age||Died at 57|
|Final Resting PlaceForest Lawn (Glendale)|
|Top Roles||Billy Bonney, Ivanhoe, Quentin Durward, Armand Duval, Lee Sheridan|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Western, Comedy, Adventure, Action|
|Top Topics||World War II, Book-Based, Aviation|
|Top Collaborators||Pandro S. Berman (Producer), Mervyn LeRoy (Director), Richard Thorpe (Director), J. Walter Ruben (Director)|
|Shares birthday with||John Huston, Emanuel Cohen, Reginald Owen see more..|
Robert Taylor Overview:
Legendary actor, Robert Taylor, was born Spangler Arlington Brugh on Aug 5, 1911 in Filley, NE. Taylor died at the age of 57 on Jun 8, 1969 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
MINI BIO:Tall, dark, and in his twenties, idyllically handsome American star who grew a moustache to escape the "pretty-boy" image and stayed at or near the top for 25 years. Although his features hardened quickly after return from war service, his career was prolonged by several first-class slices of historical adventure in the early fifties. Married to Barbara Stanwyck from 1939 to 1952 and Ursula Thiess (1929-) from 1954 on. Died from lung cancer. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Robert Taylor's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #57 on Jun 11, 1941. In addition, Taylor was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum . Taylor was never nominated for an Academy Award.
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How many Films did Barbara Stanwyck and Star in Together? Barbara Stanwyck and were married on May 14, 1939, after about three years of ‘dating’… ?They divorced in February 1952 (some sources say 1951), and although they did not star in any films toge... Read full article
On Blu-ray: and Stewart Granger in The Last Hunt (1956)By KC on Oct 11, 2018 From Classic Movies
Based on a novel by Milton Lott, but featuring real buffalo herd thinning, the Richard Brooks-directed The Last Hunt (1956) is an unusual mix of fact and fiction. It comes from a period where westerns took on more moral complexity. Heroes are less certain, violence isn't as superficial, and a feelin... Read full article
Fridays With : Lady of the Tropics (1939)on May 20, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film
returns in this old-fashioned tale of forbidden love, miscegenation and fabulous fashions! Lady of the Tropics saw Taylor as a Hollywood star, paired up with actress Hedy Lamarr in her second Hollywood film, all directed by the fabulous Jack Conway who helmed the likes of Libeled Lady ... Read full article
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Robert Taylor Quotes:
Lt. Linus Delaney: You'll make it. People only die when they have something to live for.
Ward Kinsman: I know. That's why I'm a little worried...for the first time.
Mark Brandon: You know what they say: Egypt is like a man without a woman.
Ann Barclay Mercedes: Why do they say that?
Mark Brandon: Hot by day, cold by night.
John 'Johnny' Eager: Oh, now don't turn ordinary on me. I get tired of ordinary dames. And I don't want to get tired of you.
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