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Robert Vaughn is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 22 november 1932 at New York City (USA)

Robert Vaughn

Robert Vaughn
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Birth name Robert Francis Vaughn
Nationality USA
Birth 22 november 1932 at New York City (USA)
Death 11 november 2016 (at 83 years)

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.

As grifter and card shark Albert Stroller, Vaughn appeared in all but one of the 48 episodes of the British television drama series Hustle (2004–2012). From January to February 2012, he appeared in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street as Milton Fanshaw, a love interest for Sylvia Goodwin, played by veteran English actress Stephanie Cole.

Biography

In his memoir, A Fortunate Life, Vaughn recalls watching his good friend Jack Nicholson stumble his way through a scene of Bus Stop in a mid-1950s acting class without the "confidence" to carry it off. "Nicholson declared, 'Vaughnie, I'm going to give myself two more years in this business. Then I'm going to look for another way to make a living.' 'Hang in there, Jack,' Vaughn told him. 'You're too young to quit.'"

Vaughn married actress Linda Staab in 1974. They appeared together in a 1973 episode of The Protectors, called "It Could Be Practically Anywhere on the Island", in which Staab played a ditzy American whose dog was stolen; eventually Vaughn's character, Harry Rule, found the dog. They have adopted two children, Cassidy (born 1976) and Caitlin (born 1981). They reside in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

For many years it was believed Vaughn was the father of English film director and producer Matthew Vaughn, born when the actor was in a relationship with early 1970s socialite Kathy Ceaton, but a much later paternity investigation subsequently identified the father as George de Vere Drummond, an English aristocrat and godson of King George VI. Early in Matthew's life Robert Vaughn had asked for the child's name to be Vaughn, and he continues to use the surname professionally.

Best films

Bullitt (1968)
(Actor)
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
(Actor)

Usually with

David McCallum
David McCallum
(10 films)
Sam Rolfe
Sam Rolfe
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Robert Vaughn (77 films)

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Actor

The Warrior Class
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Anson Mount, Erica Leerhsen, Robert Vaughn, Jamey Sheridan, Jake Weber, Mark Blum
Roles Braddock
Rating52% 2.632492.632492.632492.632492.63249
Rookie lawyer Alec Brno (Mount) has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss (Weber). When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's beautiful, but drug-addicted wife (Leerhsen), who is also his key witness, Alec soon realizes that all the legal savvy in the world can not protect him from the dangerous reality of mob violence. In a system where criminals often walk free, sometimes courtroom warriors must take the battle for justice into their own hands.
The Mystery of Natalie Wood, 2h52
Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
Origin USA
Genres Biography
Themes Films about television
Actors Justine Waddell, Michael Weatherly, Matthew Settle, Colin Friels, Elizabeth Rice, Alice Krige
Roles lui-même
Rating69% 3.4950453.4950453.4950453.4950453.495045
The film opens on November 28, 1981 on Catalina Island, California, where 43-year-old Natalie Wood (Justine Waddell) falls off her boat called 'Splendour' and drowns. Years earlier, in 1943, in Santa Rosa, California, 5-year-old Natasha (Grace Fulton) grows up in a violent household with an overbearing mother, Maria Gurdin (Alice Krige), who goes to extremes to make her daughter a star. When one day a film is shot in town, Maria arranges a role for Natasha, and kills a butterfly in order to get her to cry in front of the camera, which is required. Her crying impresses the director, Irving Pichel (John Noble), and a year later she reluctantly moves to Hollywood to focus on her career, with her mother standing by her at every step, and with a new name: Natalie Wood. By 1946, Natalie is working on three films at a time, and is not allowed to enjoy any spare time with her friends. Three years later, now a teenager (Elizabeth Rice), she can do nothing as her older sister Olga (Leanne Simic) leaves the home because she feels neglected by her mother. Around this time, she is working on the set of The Green Promise one day, when an accident causes her to break her wrist. Fearing that her daughter will not get any roles if she has it treated, Maria dismisses any medical help, and Natalie's wrist does not heal properly as a result.
Hoodlum & Son, 1h32
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Mia Sara, T.W. King, Ron Perlman, Robert Vaughn, Myles Jeffrey, Ian Roberts
Roles Benny 'The Bomb' Palladino
Rating52% 2.641692.641692.641692.641692.64169
In 1933, a mischievous ten-year-old, Archie (Myles Jeffrey), is left in the care of his unattentive father, Charlie (Ted King), a reluctant gangster indebted to mob boss Benny “The Bomb” Palladino (Robert Vaughn). Benny gives Charlie a last chance to clear his ‘debt’ by collecting money from a rival, but when Archie follows his father into a rival gangster’s speakeasy, a series of bizarre events take place culminating in them fleeing without the money.
Pootie Tang, 1h21
Directed by Louis C.K.
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Action
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Lance Crouther, J. B. Smoove, Jennifer Coolidge, Robert Vaughn, Wanda Sykes, Chris Rock
Roles Dick Lecter
Rating53% 2.650412.650412.650412.650412.65041
Pootie Tang, born in "a small town outside Gary, Indiana", is portrayed as a ladies' man who is "too cool for words", even as a young child. His life is marked by the deaths of his mother "Momma Dee", and shortly thereafter his father "Daddy Tang", who dies after being mauled by a gorilla during his shift at the steel mill (the third time someone had suffered that particular fate). Just before Daddy Tang's death, Pootie inherits his father's belt and is told that (as long as he has right on his side) he can "whoop anyone's ass with just that belt."
BASEketball, 1h39
Directed by David Zucker
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Baseball films, Basketball films, Buddy films
Actors Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Yasmine Bleeth, Jenny McCarthy, Robert Vaughn
Roles Baxter Cain
Rating64% 3.24893.24893.24893.24893.2489
Coop (Trey Parker) and Remer (Matt Stone) are 23 and unemployed. They arrive uninvited at a party hosted by a former high school classmate of theirs. After finding out that their classmates have matured, Coop and Remer find themselves outside drinking beer and shooting hoops. Two former classmates challenge them to a game. The two see that their opponents are very good at basketball, so they say they will only play a new game they picked up "in the hood".
Virtual Obsession, 3h
Directed by Mick Garris
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller
Actors Peter Gallagher, Mimi Rogers, Jake Lloyd, Andy Comeau, Lee Garlington, Michael O'Neill
Roles Adam Spring
Rating53% 2.6716752.6716752.6716752.6716752.671675
Scientist Joe Messenger has created a super-computer controlling the city's utilities. Juliet Spring, computer technician who becomes Joe's assistant, is incurably ill and hopes to keep herself alive by downloading her brain and personality into Joe's computer system.
An American Affair, 1h32
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Corbin Bernsen, Jayne Heitmeyer, Maryam d'Abo, Robert Vaughn, Thomas G. Waites, Aimée Castle
Roles Prof. Michaels
Rating37% 1.8822751.8822751.8822751.8822751.882275
The plot deals with the politically ambitious district attorney Sam Brady (Corbin Bernsen) who has a rivalry with a federal senator and frames his son as drug dealer. He also falls in love with two women – Barbara (Olivia d'Abo) and Genevieve (Jayne Heitmeyer) – who are close friends with each other. Genevieve becomes pregnant after having sex with him and he secretly marries her. The pregnancy results in a still-birth. Being caught by Genevieve in the act of having sex with Barbara, he accidentally kills his wife in the ensuing argument, and buries, with Barbara assistance, Genevieve's body on a downtown construction site. In the end, it turns out Genevieve is still alive and was conspiring with Barbara and the senator; however, this is an intransparent part of the plot.
Joe's Apartment, 1h20
Directed by John Payson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about insects, Musical films
Actors Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Jim Turner, Sandra Denton, Robert Vaughn, Don Ho
Roles Senator Dougherty
Rating53% 2.6993252.6993252.6993252.6993252.699325
Penniless and straight out of the University of Iowa, Joe (Jerry O'Connell) moves to New York needing an apartment and a job. With the fortuitous death of Mrs. Grotowski, an artist named Walter Shit (Jim Turner) helps Joe to take over the last rent controlled apartment in a building slated for demolition. If Senator Dougherty (Robert Vaughn) can empty the building, he can make way for the prison he intends to build there, and uses thug Alberto Bianco (Don Ho) and his nephews, Vlad (Shiek Mahmud-Bey) and Jesus (Jim Sterling), to intimidate tenants.
Escape to Witch Mountain, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about children, Films based on science fiction novels, Children's films
Actors Robert Vaughn, Elisabeth Moss, Erik von Detten, Vincent Schiavelli, Brad Dourif, Lynne Moody
Roles Edward Bolt
Rating64% 3.2418253.2418253.2418253.2418253.241825
The twins, named Danny and Anna, are found by Zoe Moon (Perrey Reeves), a young waitress. She notices when the children's hands touch, they create a wave of purple energy. However, before she can do anything, the infant children are separated when Bruno the Hermit (Brad Dourif) places Anna on a truck upon Bruno being spotted by Sheriff Bronson (Kevin Tighe).
Transylvania Twist, 1h30
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Teri Copley, Howard Morris, Jay Robinson, Angus Scrimm, Robert Vaughn, Monique Gabrielle
Roles Lord Byron Orlock
Rating54% 2.712782.712782.712782.712782.71278
The film opens with two short sequences before the main story line begins, first a prologue, and then a mock television advertisement. In the prologue, a seemingly helpless young woman is pursued by Jason Voorhees, Leatherface, and Freddy Krueger; she is then chased into a cave and reappears a few seconds later with an item from each of the three. She then faces the camera and laughs (showing her fangs) and says, "Amateurs!" The advertisement sequence is for a "mortuary, crematory, cemetery" called "Death City" where a salesman tries selling viewers "new and used coffins", with the help of his assistant Lovely Rita.
Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Robert Vaughn, John Carradine, Donald Pleasence, Ginger Lynn, Nia Long, Arnold Vosloo
Roles Dr. Gary Julian
Rating43% 2.173082.173082.173082.173082.17308
A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious disappearances of several students.
Nobody's Perfect, 1h30
Directed by Robert Kaylor
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Tennis films, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Chad Lowe, Gail O'Grady, Patrick Breen, Eric Bruskotter, Kim Flowers, Todd Caldecott
Roles Dr. Duncan
Rating57% 2.8591352.8591352.8591352.8591352.859135
Pour se rapprocher de celle qu'il aime, Stephen Parker, brillant élève de l'Université californienne de Bramson College se fait passer pour une fille, Stéphanie.