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Robert Culp is a Actor and Director American born on 16 august 1930 at Oakland (USA)

Robert Culp

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Birth name Robert Martin Culp
Nationality USA
Birth 16 august 1930 at Oakland (USA)
Death 24 march 2010 (at 79 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Robert Martin Culp (August 16, 1930 – March 24, 2010) was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson on I Spy (1965–1968), the espionage series in which he and co-star Bill Cosby played a pair of secret agents. Prior to that, he starred in the CBS/Four Star western series, Trackdown as Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman from 1957-1959.

The 1980s brought him back to television. He starred as FBI Agent Bill Maxwell on The Greatest American Hero and also had a recurring role as Warren Whelan on Everybody Loves Raymond. In all, Culp gave hundreds of performances in a career spanning more than 50 years.


Culp married five times and fathered three sons - Joshua (1958), Jason (1961), and Joseph (1963) - and two daughters - Rachel (1964) and Samantha (1982). From 1967 to 1970, he was married to Eurasian (Vietnamese-French) actress France Nguyen (known as France Nuyen), whom he had met when she guest-starred on I Spy. She appeared in four episodes, two of them written by Culp himself. His grandson, Elmo Kennedy O'Connor, is a rapper and performs under the alias Bones.

Culp wrote scripts for seven I Spy episodes, one of which he also directed. He would later write and direct two episodes of The Greatest American Hero. He also wrote scripts for other television series, including Trackdown, a two-part episode from The Rifleman, and Cain's Hundred.

He was a friend of Hugh Hefner, with whom he often played poker and frequently visited at the Playboy Mansion.

Usually with

Monte Hellman
Monte Hellman
(1 films)
Joseph Culp
Joseph Culp
(3 films)
Bob Clark
Bob Clark
(2 films)
Maria Giese
Maria Giese
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Robert Culp (43 films)

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Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, 2h4
Origin Canada
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography, Documentary films about business, Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Jenny McCarthy, Pat Boone, Dick Cavett, Tony Curtis, Robert Culp, Tony Bennett
Rating69% 3.4872553.4872553.4872553.4872553.487255
En 1953, Hugh Hefner lançait le magazine pour homme Playboy, devenant ainsi le porte-étendard de la révolution sexuelle. Le succès du premier numéro est alors instantané. Aujourd'hui, le fondateur de l'empire Playboy est âgé de 84 ans, et fait réagir partout où il passe avec les plantureuses jeunes femmes qui l'accompagnent. Toutefois, peu de gens savent que par ses actions et par les textes qu'il a accepté de publier dans les pages de son magazine, cet hédoniste rebelle a été un défenseur des droits civils, des droits humains et du premier amendement, laissant à sa façon sa trace dans le grand livre de l'histoire de l'Amérique.
Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum, 3h20
Origin Canada
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about politics, Political films, Documentary films about Quebec politics
Actors Bo Svenson, Robert Culp, Dorothée Berryman
Rating77% 3.874323.874323.874323.874323.87432
Octobre, 1995. Les souverainistes québécois sont au seil de leur pays et le Canada tout entier est sous le choc. Le pays que dirige Jean Chrétien est sur le bord d'éclater. Les derniers sondages placent le oui en avance pour la première fois. Il y a à peine un mois, c'était un scénario presque impensable. Ceux qui ont connu cette page d'histoire ne l'oublieront jamais
Santa's Slay, 1h18
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Christmas films, Comedy horror films, Santa Claus in film
Actors Bill Goldberg, Douglas Smith, Emilie de Ravin, Robert Culp, Saul Rubinek, James Caan
Roles Grandpa
Rating53% 2.6519152.6519152.6519152.6519152.651915
On Christmas Eve of 2005, the Masons, a wealthy yet dysfunctional family, is enjoying Christmas dinner when Santa Claus (Bill Goldberg) comes down the chimney and kills them all. Some of the deaths include Santa stabbing Mr. Mason's hands to the table with a fork and knife. Out of fright Taylor faints, causing her to falls back into a sharp pole from the dog bed that impales her neck. Virginia's head is set on fire and is then drowned in eggnog. Gwen's husband Jason tries to fight Santa, causing him to get pushed into a glass case and die. Santa then grabs a leg from the table and smashes in Gwen's head as she pleads, "I've been good!". Beth tries to escape, causing her to be throwing a star into her back by Santa from behind. A deathless Mr. Mason, who got stabbed in the hands, gets a turkey leg lodged down his throat. This opening scene includes bit roles from several famous Jewish actors, including James Caan, Fran Drescher, Chris Kattan, and Rebecca Gayheart.
The Almost Guys, 1h38
Directed by Eric Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Robert Culp, Eric Fleming, Shawnee Smith, Oliver Davis, Lin Shaye, Susan Egan
Roles The Colonel
Rating65% 3.2794753.2794753.2794753.2794753.279475
Rick Murphy and his 73-year old partner known only as "The Colonel" work for a repossession company. During their latest repossession of a car, they find Jim Maxwell, a famous baseball pitcher, inside the trunk of the car. As it turns out, Rick and the Colonel repossessed the car of two members of the "Mob" who were in the middle of kidnapping Jim. As the World Series is only three days away, the repo men must get Jim back to his baseball team before the "Mob" catches up with them.
Farewell, My Love
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Gabrielle Fitzpatrick, Phillip Rhys, Robert Culp, Adam Baldwin, Ed Lauter, Brion James
Roles Michael Reilly
Rating46% 2.342092.342092.342092.342092.34209
Brigit, jeune fille, a vu sa famille se faire tuer par les Karpov, une famille de criminels russes. Elle serait morte elle aussi si son voisin n'était pas venu chez elle pour la sauver. Des années plus tard, elle projette d'éliminer tous les Karpov, et elle y parvient.
Running Mates, 1h30
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Tom Selleck, Laura Linney, Nancy Travis, Teri Hatcher, Faye Dunaway, Bob Gunton
Roles Sen. Parker Gable
Rating57% 2.8529152.8529152.8529152.8529152.852915
Michigan Governor James Reynolds Pryce (Tom Selleck) is a popular liberal politician who, while running for the office of the President of the United States, finds out to what a great degree his life and career are influenced by the women in his life. As a front-runner for the Democratic Party presidential candidate, Pryce owes the success of his campaign to his manager Lauren Hartman (Laura Linney) and his wife Jennifer (Nancy Travis). Pryce has not yet chosen a vice-presidential running mate and has a hard time making the decision. Senator Parker Gable (Robert Culp) was something of a mentor to Pryce in his early political career, but Gable is a womanizer which makes Pryce uncomfortable with making him the vice-presidential candidate. Nevertheless, Gable's Washington socialite wife Meg (Faye Dunaway) considers Gable to be the best choice and tries to exert pressure over Pryce to make this happen. Pryce's other choices are Senator Mitchell Morris (Bruce McGill), a lobbyist whom Pryce dislikes due to his close ties to Big Business, and Senator Terrence Randall (Bob Gunton), who is disliked by Pryce's shallow Hollywood campaign fundraising manager Shawna Morgan (Teri Hatcher). Being previously sexually involved with Lauren, Meg, and Shawna before marrying Jennifer makes listening to their advice all that much harder for Pryce. All four women are seemingly more intent on exerting control over Pryce and winning their own personal battles against each other rather than honestly trying to help him make the correct political decision.
Innocents (2000)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jean-Hugues Anglade, Keith David, Connie Nielsen, Mia Kirshner, Frank Langella, Joseph Culp
Roles Judge Winston
Rating47% 2.3651052.3651052.3651052.3651052.365105
Un violoncelliste tombe sous le charme d'une infirmière, dont l'équilibre psychologique semble perturbé... celui de sa sœur n'est pas pour arranger les choses ; qui plus est, les routes des États-Unis ne sont pas des plus sûres...
Most Wanted, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jon Voight, Jill Hennessy, John Diehl, Wolfgang Bodison, Robert Culp
Roles Donald Bickhart
Rating55% 2.7990352.7990352.7990352.7990352.799035
James Dunn (Wayans), a United States Marine who served in the Gulf War, is wrongly accused of an assassination of an officer he had disputed with. Dunn is later saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col. Grant Casey (Voight). Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had avoided conventional law enforcement methods. On his first mission, Dunn finds that his purpose is to actually be falsely perceived as the man who assassinated the first lady. Soon, a search begins for Dunn and Dr. Victoria Constantini (Hennessy) who happened to videotape what occurred. One of the forces looking for him is the military, led by General Adam Woodward, which is in fact the real name for Grant Casey.
Spy Hard
Spy Hard (1996)
, 1h21
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Andy Griffith, Charles Durning, Marcia Gay Harden, Barry Bostwick
Roles Businessman
Rating53% 2.6508152.6508152.6508152.6508152.650815
Secret agent WD-40 Dick Steele (Leslie Nielsen) has his work cut out for him. Along with the mysterious and lovely Veronique Ukrinsky, Agent 3.14, he must rescue the kidnapped Barbara Dahl and stop the evil genius, a General named Rancor (Andy Griffith), from seizing control of the entire world.
Panther (1995)
, 2h4
Directed by Mario Van Peebles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about racism
Actors Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Wesley Jonathan, Joe Don Baker, Courtney B. Vance, Marcus Chong
Roles Charles Garry
Rating63% 3.1982553.1982553.1982553.1982553.198255
The film focuses on the rise and decline of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, known as the Black Panthers, during the era of Black Power and disenchantment with passive resistance as a tool in the civil rights movement. It explores the FBI's COINTELPRO program, which was a farflung effort to track and disrupt African-American political movements.
Xtro 3: Watch the Skies, 1h30
Directed by Harry Bromley Davenport
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Actors Robert Culp, Andrew Divoff, Daryl Haney, Jim Hanks, Karen Moncrieff, Virgil Frye
Roles Major Guardino
Rating36% 1.820871.820871.820871.820871.82087
For years, the government has successfully covered up very real proof of U.F.O.s. but when a group of Marines is dispatched to a deserted island, they uncover unsettling evidence: old films documenting brutal medical experiments on aliens. They also uncover a lone surviving alien out for revenge, and a military intelligence plot to sacrifice them and conceal existence of the encounter. The shroud of mystery is about to be lifted.
The Pelican Brief, 2h21
Directed by Alan J. Pakula
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Political films
Actors Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, Hume Cronyn, Stanley Tucci, John Heard
Roles The President
Rating65% 3.2999453.2999453.2999453.2999453.299945
Two Supreme Court justices are assassinated by the professional assassin "Sam" Khamel (Stanley Tucci).
Timebomb (1991)
, 1h36
Directed by Avi Nesher
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Michael Biehn, Patsy Kensit, Tracy Scoggins, Billy Banks, Robert Culp, Richard Jordan
Roles Mr. Phillips
Rating54% 2.70022.70022.70022.70022.7002
Mild-mannered watchmaker Eddy Kay (Michael Biehn) runs into a burning building to save a trapped woman and is featured in the news as a result. Watching the news, Colonel Taylor (Richard Jordan) is shocked to see Eddy, whom he had assumed to be dead. A game of cat and mouse begins as Eddy, with the help of psychiatrist Dr. Anna Nolmar (Patsy Kensit), tries to discover his past and why they want him dead.
Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair, 3h
Directed by Alberto Negrin
Genres Drama, Thriller, Documentary, Action, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about hijackings
Actors Burt Lancaster, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Culp, Renzo Montagnani, Dominique Sanda, Rebecca Schaeffer
Roles General Davies
Rating60% 3.0005653.0005653.0005653.0005653.000565
One day, all are waiting for a ride of twelve days of quietness and relaxation aboard the Italian luxury cruise ship Achille Lauro. Everyone seems happy and content. No members of the passengers suspect that four Palestinian terrorists are among them. The most dangerous of all is their leader Molqi (Joseph Nasser). Among the hostages are Mr. Leon Klinghoffer (Burt Lancaster), and his wife Mrs Marilyn Klinghoffer.