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Robert Mitchum

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Robert Mitchum

American film actor, author, composer and singeradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1917.

Countries: United States (64%), (9%), United Kingdom (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Charles Laughton, Lillian Gish, California

Linked to: American Film Institute, Lockheed Corporation, Republican Party, Capitol Records

 

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Robert Mitchum was born in 1917 add something


1919

James Mitchum was crushed to death in a railyard accident in Charleston, South Carolina, in February 1919, when his son was less than 2 years old. add something


1927

Gary Cooper - Cooper broke through in a supporting role in Wings, the only silent film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture, following that with Nevada co-starring Thelma Todd and William Powell, based on the Zane Gray novel, which was remade in 1944 as an early Robert Mitchum vehicle, the only time Cooper and Mitchum played the same role.


1930

A year later, in 1930, he moved in with his older sister, in New York's Hell's Kitchen. add something


1931

At age 14 in Savannah, Georgia, he was arrested for vagrancy and put on a local chain gang. add something


1936

Mitchum arrived in Long Beach, California, California, in 1936, staying again with his sister Julie. add something


1940

In 1940 he returned East to marry Dorothy, taking her back to California. add something


1942

An agent he had met got him an interview with the producer of the Hopalong Cassidy series of B-westerns; he was hired to play the villain in several films in the series during 1942 and 1943. add something


1944

Joe May - May's last film was the early Robert Mitchum vehicle "Johnny Doesn't Live Here Any More", made in 1944 for low budget Monogram Pictures


1946

At the 1946 Academy Awards, The Story of G.I. Joe was nominated for four Oscars, including Mitchum's only nomination for Best Supporting Actor. add something


1947

Teresa Wright - In 1947, Wright appeared in the western "Pursued" opposite Robert Mitchum

 

Out of the Past - "'Out of the Past"' is a 1947 film noir directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Robert Mitchum, Jane_Greer and Kirk Douglas


1948

Lila Leeds - On September 1, 1948, Leeds gained notoriety for being arrested together with actor Robert Mitchum on charges of marijuana possession


1950

Teresa Wright - In the 1950s, Wright appeared in several unsuccessful films, including "The Capture" , "Something to Live For" , "California Conquest" , "The Steel Trap" , "Count the Hours" , "The Actress" , and "Track of the Cat" opposite Robert Mitchum again

 

Shelley Winters - Throughout the 1950s, Winters continued in films, including "Meet Danny Wilson" as Frank Sinatra's leading lady, most notably in Charles Laughton's 1955 "Night of the Hunter", with Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish, and the less successful "I Am A Camera" starring opposite Julie Harris and Laurence Harvey


1952

According to Metro Pulse writer Jack Renfro, the incident occurred in 1952 and may have been witnessed by James Agee, who passed the story on to Mitchum–who not only starred in the movie, but produced the film, co-wrote the screenplay, and is rumored to have directed much of the film himself. add something


1954

River of No Return - "'River of No Return"' is a 1954 American Western film directed by Otto Preminger and starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe


1955

Stanley Kramer's melodrama Not as a Stranger though, released in 1955, was a box office hit for Mitchum. add something

 

Walter Schumann - By 1955, Schumann was busy composing and conducting the score to the classic Robert Mitchum film "The Night of the Hunter" and won an Emmy for his wildly popular "Dragnet" theme

 

Charles Laughton - In 1955, Laughton directed The Night of the Hunter, starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley_Winters and Lillian Gish.

 

The Night of the Hunter (film) - "'The Night of the Hunter"' is a 1955 American thriller film directed by Charles Laughton and starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley_Winters and Lillian Gish


1956

James Salter - He used his Korean experience for his first novel, "The Hunters" , which was made into a film starring Robert Mitchum in 1958


1957

John D. MacDonald - His 1957 novel "The Executioners" was filmed in 1962 as "Cape Fear", a dark thriller of strong suspense and menace starring Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum

 

Elvis Presley - In 1957, Robert Mitchum asked Presley to costar with him in Thunder Road, on which Mitchum was writer and producer.


1958

Stunt performer - However, in 1958 "Thunder Road" starring Robert Mitchum, with stunt coordinator was Cary Loftin and a stunt team including Ray Austin, Neil Castes Sr., Robert Hoy and Dale Van Sickel, introduced the era of the car chase movie

 

Jayne Mansfield - In 1958, an orchestra was recorded for the 31st Academy *awards ceremony with Jack Benny on first violin, Jayne Mansfield on violin, Dick Powell on trumpet, Robert Mitchum on woodwind, Fred Astaire on drums and Jerry Lewis as conductor; however, the performance was canceled

 

Arthur Ripley - Ripley entered the world of academia, helping to establish the Film Center at U.C.L.A. while working occasionally on TV. Ripley returned to directing one more time, at the request of Robert Mitchum, for "Thunder Road" before returning to U.C.L.A. and working until his death in 1961


1959

There is a "Mitchum's Steakhouse" in Trappe, Maryland, where Mitchum and his family lived from 1959 to 1965. add something


1960

Dick Bentley - In 1960 he returned to Australia to play a sheep drover in "The Sundowners", starring Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr

 

William Humphrey (writer) - The author of thirteen books, including five novels, collections of short stories and a memoir, Humphrey's first novel, "Home from the Hill", was made into an 1960 MGM film, directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Robert Mitchum and Eleanor Parker


1961

Arch Hall, Sr. - Hall's experience in the Air Force was satirized in "The Last Time I Saw Archie", a 1961 film by Bill Bowers which starred Jack Webb, Robert Mitchum, and France Nuyen


1962

Lori Martin - In 1962, Martin won the role of Nancy Bowden in the film Cape Fear which starred Gregory Peck, Polly Bergen, and Robert Mitchum


1964

Guy Marks - Then in May of 1964, he appeared on The Hollywood Palace, to perform another of his famous nightclub bits, entitled 'How The West Was REALLY Won-' The skit featured Marks' flawless imitations of Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper, Robert Mitchum and a Native American Indian


1966

James Caan - In 1966, Caan appeared as Alan Badillion Trahern aka Mississippi in El Dorado with John Wayne and Robert Mitchum.


1967

Though Mitchum continued to use his singing voice in his film work, he waited until 1967 to record his follow-up record, That Man, Robert Mitchum, Sings. add something

 

Howard Hawks - In 1967 Hawks made El Dorado, starring Wayne, Robert Mitchum and James Caan.


1970

Ken Takakura - Takakura gained international recognition after starring in the 1970 war film "Too Late the Hero" as the cunning Imperial Japanese Major Yamaguchi, the 1975 Sydney Pollack sleeper hit "The Yakuza" with Robert Mitchum, and is probably best known in the West for his role in Ridley Scott's "Black Rain" where he surprises American cops played by Michael Douglas and Andy GarcĂ­a with the line, "I do speak fucking English"


1973

The Friends of Eddie Coyle - "'The Friends of Eddie Coyle"' is a 1973 crime film directed by Peter Yates and starring Robert Mitchum and Peter Boyle

 

William Templeton (screenwriter) - On 23 October 1973, Templeton died of cirrhosis at the age of 60 at the Glasgow home of his elderly aunt, having just directed a trilogy of documentary programmes for NBC titled "The Distant Drummer" narrated by Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum and Rod Steiger


1975

Farewell, My Lovely - In 1975, Robert Mitchum starred in a remake of "Farewell, My Lovely"


1980

Jaclyn Smith - In 1980, Smith starred with Robert Mitchum in the suspense thriller "Nightkill"


1982

In 1982, Mitchum went on location to Scranton, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, to play Coach Delaney in the film adaptation of playwright/actor Jason Miller's 1973 Pulitzer Prize winning play That Championship Season. add something


1983

Mitchum expanded into the medium of television with the 1983 miniseries The Winds of War. The big-budget Herman Wouk story aired on ABC and starred Mitchum as naval officer "Pug" Henry, and examined the events leading up to America's involvement in World War II. He followed it in 1988 with War and Remembrance, which followed America through the war, and returned to the big screen for a memorable supporting role in Bill Murray's Scrooged. add something

 

Rock Hudson - He was in ill health while filming the action-drama film "The Ambassador" in Israel during the winter months of 1983-84 with Robert Mitchum


1984

Elmore Leonard - "52 Pick-Up" was first adapted very loosely into the 1984 film "The Ambassador", starring Robert Mitchum and two years later, under its original title, starring Roy Scheider

 

Maria's Lovers - "'Maria's Lovers"' is a 1984 drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, and Robert Mitchum


1987

In 1987, Mitchum was the guest host on Saturday Night Live where he played private eye Philip Marlowe for the last time in the parody sketch, "Death Be Not Deadly". add something

 

Jane Greer - She even got to make fun of "Out of the Past" in a parody with Robert Mitchum on TV's "Saturday Night Live" in 1987


1991

Mitchum at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival. add something


1992

DeMille Award from the Golden Globe Awards in 1992. add something

 

Mille Award from the Golden Globe Awards in 1992. add something


1997

Robert Mitchum died in 1997 add something

 

Mitchum died on July 1, 1997, in Santa Barbara, California, due to complications of lung cancer and emphysema add something


2001

His grandchildren, Bentley Mitchum and Carrie Mitchum, are actors, as was his younger brother John Mitchum, who died in 2001 add something


2002

Los Angeles: Michael Wiese Productions, 2002 add something


2006

"TCM Film Guide: Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors of the Studio Era." San Francisco, California: Chronicle Books, 2006 add something