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Robert Vaughn

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Biography

Vaughn at a Memorabilia event in March 2009

Source: Wikipedia

Robert Francis Vaughn (born November 22, 1932) is an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work. His best-known TV roles include suave spy Napoleon Solo in the 1960s series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.; wealthy detective Harry Rule in the 1970s series The Protectors; and formidable General Hunt Stockwell in the 5th season of the 1980s series The A-Team. In film, he portrayed one of the title characters in The Magnificent Seven, Major Paul Krueger in The Bridge at Remagen, the voice of Proteus IV, the computer villain of Demon Seed, Walter Chalmers in Bullitt, Ross Webster in Superman III, and war veteran Chester A. Gwynn in The Young Philadelphians which earned him a 1960 Academy Award nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Fact file

  • Born: Robert Francis Vaughn November 22, 1932 (age 82) New York, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: Ridgefield, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Education: North High School Los Angeles City College
  • Alma mater: University of Minnesota California State University, Los Angeles University of Southern California
  • Occupation: Film, television and stage actor
  • Years active: 1956–present
  • Home town: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
  • Political party: Democratic
  • Spouse(s): Linda Staab (m. 1974)
  • Children: Adopted: Cassidy (b. 1976), Caitlin (b. 1981)
  • Awards: 1 Primetime Emmy Award (1978)
  • Website: www.officialrobertvaughn.com

Read more about Robert Vaughn at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Robert Vaughn may be best known for 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,' but he had a range of colors to display
LA Times Entertainme, 2016-11-12 19:00:00
An actor of casual elegance and wry humor, Robert Vaughn died Friday just shy of his 84th birthday. He is best and internationally known as the star of NBC's mid-1960s spy series, "The Man From U.N.C.L.E," a fact that lingers across generations who have no idea what that is. But ...

Robert Vaughn, "Man from U.N.C.L.E.," is dead at 83
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2016-11-12 02:12:52
Robert Vaughn, the debonair, Oscar-nominated actor whose many film roles were eclipsed by his hugely popular turn in television’s “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

Robert Vaughn, Suave 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.,' Is Dead at 83
Entertainment Tonigh, 2016-11-11 23:38:00
Robert Vaughn, the debonair, Oscar-nominated actor whose many film roles were eclipsed by his hugely popular turn in television's 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,' has died. He was 83.

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