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Encyclopedia > Robert Vaughn
Robert Vaughn
Birth name Robert Francis Vaughn
Born November 22, 1932 (1932-11-22) (age 74)
New York City, New York
Spouse(s) Linda Staab (1974-)

Robert Francis Vaughn (born November 22, 1932) is an American actor noted for stage, film and television work. He is perhaps best known as suave spy Napoleon Solo in the popular 1960s TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and his villainous performance as Ross Webster in Superman III although he continues to be a popular television actor into the 21st century. is the 326th day of the year (327th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York, New York redirects here. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 film with Robert Vaughn. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winners: 1959 - Dennis Weaver, Gunsmoke 1960 - no award 1961 - Roddy McDowell, Not Without Honor 1962 - no award 1963 - no award 1964 - Albert Paulsen, Bob Hope Presents Chrysler Theater 1965 - no award 1966 - James... is the 326th day of the year (327th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle &#8212... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was an American television series that ran on NBC from September 22, 1964, to January 15, 1968, for 105 episodes (see 1964 in television and 1968 in television). ... Superman III is a 1983 movie that was the third of four movies based upon the long-running DC Comics superhero produced between 1978-1987. ...

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Biography

Early life

Vaughn was born in New York City to showbiz parents, Gerald Walter Vaughn, a radio actor, and Marcella Frances (Gaudel), a stage actress.[1] He was raised in an Irish Catholic family.[2] His parents separated when he was very young, with Vaughn and his mother relocating to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he attended North High School and later enrolled in the University of Minnesota as a journalism major. He quit after a year and moved to Los Angeles, California. There he majored in theater at Los Angeles City College, where he earned his Master's degree. Continuing his higher education even through his successful acting career, Vaughn earned a Ph.D. in communications from the University of Southern California, published his dissertation as the book Only Victims: A Study of Show Business Blacklisting in 1972. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Irish Catholics are persons of predominantly Irish descent who adhere to the Roman Catholic faith. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... Washington Avenue Bridge at night The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, almost always abbreviated U of M, and sometimes referred to as The U by locals, is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The LACC location in 1922, when it was the campus of UCLA. Los Angeles City College, known as LACC or simply as City, is a public community college in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ...


Professional career

Vaughn made his screen debut on the "Black Friday" episode of the TV series Medic (airdate November 21, 1955), the first of more than 200 episodic roles by mid-2000. His first movie appearance was as an uncredited extra in The Ten Commandments (1956), playing a golden calf idolator and also visible in a scene in a chariot behind that of Yul Brynner. Vaughn's first credited movie role came the following year in the Western Hell's Crossroads (1957), in which he played the real-life Bob Ford, the killer of outlaw Jesse James. is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ten Commandments is a 1956 motion picture dramatizing the Biblical story of Moses, an Egyptian prince-turned deliverer of the Hebrew slaves. ... Yul Brynner (July 11, 1920[1] – October 10, 1985) was a Russian-born Broadway and Academy Award-winning Hollywood actor. ... Cover of a book by Louis LAmour, one of Western fictions most prolific authors. ... Robert Newton Ford (1860–June 8, 1892), was an outlaw who gained fame by assassinating Jesse James in 1882. ... Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847–April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, the most famous member of the James-Younger gang. ...


Vaughn's first notable appearance was in The Young Philadelphians (1959) for which he was nominated for a Supporting Actor Academy Award. Next he appeared as gunman Lee in The Magnificent Seven (1960), a role he essentially reprised 20 years later in Battle Beyond the Stars (1980), both films being adaptations of filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1954 Japanese samurai epic, Seven Samurai. Vaughn played a different role, Judge Oren Travis, on the 1998-2000 syndicated TV series The Magnificent Seven. Vaughn is the only surviving member of the title cast of the original 1960 film. The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 film with Robert Vaughn. ... Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress is an accolade given by a group of film or theatre professionals in recognition of the work of supporting and character actors. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen tasked with protecting a Mexican village from bandits. ... Battle Beyond the Stars is a Roger Corman-produced science fiction film, directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and released in 1980. ... Akira Kurosawa , 23 March 1910—6 September 1998) was a prominent Japanese film director, film producer, and screenwriter. ... For other uses, see Samurai (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Seven Samurai (disambiguation). ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ...


From 1964-1968, he starred as "Napoleon Solo", the eponymous man from U.N.C.L.E. ("United Network Command for Law and Enforcement"), along with British co-star David McCallum. Following the end of that hit series — which had spawned a spin-off show, large amounts of merchandising, and overseas theatrical movies of reedited episodes — Vaughn continued to act in television and in mostly B movies. He starred in two seasons of the popular Gerry Anderson detective series The Protectors in the early 1970s, and a decade later co-starred with George Peppard in the final season of The A-Team. David Keith McCallum (born September 19, 1933) is a prolific Scottish actor and the son of concertmaster violinist David McCallum, Sr. ... The term B-movie originally referred to a film designed to be distributed as the lower half of a double feature, often a genre film featuring cowboys, gangsters or vampires. ... Gerry Anderson (MBE), born 14 April 1929, is a British producer, director and writer, famous for his futuristic television programmes, particularly those involving specially modified marionettes, a process called Supermarionation. His first television production was the 1957 Roberta Leigh childrens series The Adventures of Twizzle. ... The Protectors was a British television series, an action thriller created by Gerry Anderson - his second TV series using live actors as opposed to animated puppets. ... George Peppard, Jr. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In 2004, after a string of guest starring roles on series such as Law & Order, in which he had a recurring role during season eight, Vaughn experienced a career resurgence when he began co-starring in the BBC series Hustle, made for the UK's BBC One, also broadcast in the United States on the cable network AMC. In the series Vaughn plays elder-statesman con artist Albert Stroller, a father figure to a group of younger grifters. In September 2006 he guest starred in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As of 2007, Vaughn remains a pitchman for personal injury attorneys in television commercials aired throughout the country Law & Order is a long-running American television police procedural and legal drama set in New York City. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, which is usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion. ... Hustle is a British television comedy-drama series made by Kudos Film & Television for BBC One in the United Kingdom. ... BBC One is the primary television channel of the BBC, and the first in the United Kingdom. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... AMC is a cable television network that primarily airs movies. ... Albert Stroller (affectionally known as Albie) is a character in the popular TV series Hustle. ... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 5 DVD Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU) is the first of three spin-offs of Law & Order (the other two being Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Trial by Jury; all series are presented on the NBC...


Personal life

Vaughn married actress Linda Staab in 1974. They have adopted two children, Cassidy (b. 1975) and Caitlin (b. 1981). They also have a Labrador Retriever mix named Sam (named after the beer, Sam Adams), which was adopted after the death of their previous dog, a Bichon Frisé named Peaches.[3] Stds AKC: Sporting Stds ANKC: Group 3 (Gun dogs) Stds CKC: Group 1 — Sporting Dogs Stds KC (UK): Gun dog Stds NZKC: Gun dog Stds UKC: Gun Dog Stds The Labrador Retriever (Labrador or Lab for short), is one of several kinds of retriever, and is the most popular breed... Samuel Adams is the brand name of American beers produced by the Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM) and named after Samuel Adams, a brewer[1] and patriot. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Credits

Stage

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Film

Teenage Caveman is the name of a 1958 science fiction film directed by Roger Corman under the shooting title Prehistoric World, but was changed by American International Pictures to its final title. ... Good Day for a Hanging (1958) is a western concerning how a town views the upcoming hanging of a young man accused of murdering the sheriff during a robbery. ... The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 film with Robert Vaughn. ... The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen tasked with protecting a Mexican village from bandits. ... The Venetian Affair is a 1967 spy film, starred by Robert Vaughn and Elke Sommer based on a novel by Helen MacInnes. ... Bullitt is a 1968 action crime mystery thriller film starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset, with Don Gordon, Robert Duvall, Carl Reindel, Felice Orlandi, Vic Tayback, Pat Renella, Paul Genge, Bill Hickman, Norman Fell and Brandy Carroll. ... The Bridge at Remagen is a war film released in 1969. ... Julius Caesar is a 1970 independent (Commonwealth United Entertainment) film of William Shakespeares play. ... The Towering Inferno is a 1974 disaster film directed by John Guillermin, adapted by Stirling Silliphant from the novels The Tower by Richard Martin Stern and The Glass Inferno by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson, and starring Steve McQueen and Paul Newman. ... Battle Beyond the Stars is a Roger Corman-produced science fiction film, directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and released in 1980. ... S.O.B. is a 1981 film written and directed by Blake Edwards starring Richard Mulligan and Julie Andrews. ... Demon Seed is a 1977 film, starring Julie Christie, and directed by Donald Cammell. ... Superman III is a 1983 movie that was the third of four movies based upon the long-running DC Comics superhero produced between 1978-1987. ... Official force name 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Airborne) 1st SFOD-D (A) Combat Application Group (CAG) Delta Force Nicknames D-boys Delta boys Deltas Branch U.S. Army Chain of Command USASOC Description Versatile Special Operations Force, mainly trained for counter-terrorism. ... The term renegade is derived from latin (re = again and negade = deny) and was used in the Middle Ages for people who fell from Christianity. ... Joes Apartment is a 1996 musical-serio-comic film starring Jerry OConnell. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Pootie Tang is a 2001 cult comedy film, directed by Louis C.K.. The film was adapted from a comedy sketch which first appeared on The Chris Rock Show. ...

Television

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References

  1. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/72/Robert-Vaughn.html
  2. ^ http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/stage/447882,WKP-News-speak29.article
  3. ^ Blaine Novak. "Robert Vaughn and his friend Sam", HealthyPet Magazine, Fall 2006, pp. 12–15. 

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Robert Vaughn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (552 words)
Robert Francis Vaughn (born November 22, 1932) is an American actor noted for stage, film and television work, and best known as suave spy Napoleon Solo in the popular 1960s TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Contents
Vaughn was born in New York City to Roman Catholic showbiz parents, Walter, a radio actor, and Marcella, a stage actress.
Vaughn's first notable appearance was in The Young Philadelphians (1959) for which he was nominated for a Supporting Actor Academy Award.
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