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Roberts Blossom

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Roberts Blossom

American theater, film and television actor and poet add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1924.

Countries: United States (56%), Europe (17%), California (11%)

Main connections: The Quick and the Dead (1995 film), Woody Strode, Ed Gein

Linked to: Harvard University, Yale University, The New York Times Company

 

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Roberts Blossom was born in 1924 add something


1941

He attended Hawken School and graduated from Asheville School in 1941 and attended Harvard University for a year until he joined the Army and served in World War II in Europe add something


1950

Blossom began acting on stage during the 1950s add something


1958

Blossom began appearing on screen in 1958 add something

 

Blossom made his first television appearance in 1958 in the television series "Naked City" add something


1960

During the 1960s, he formed Filmstage, a multimedia "avant garde" theatrical troupe add something


1971

His first appearance in a feature film was in 1971 with "The Hospital" add something


1974

Blossom is remembered for his role as Ezra Cobb in the 1974 horror film "Deranged" based on American murderer Ed Gein add something


 

From 1976 to 1978, he starred on the television soap opera "Another World", in which his role on the show won him a Soapy award for Best Villain add something


1982

He was later married to Marylin Orshan Blossom until her death in 1982, with whom he had a daughter, Deborah Blossom add something


1983

Blossom is known for starring in the 1983 horror "Christine", a film directed by John Carpenter which is an adaptation of the book by Stephen King add something


1988

His Broadway credits include "Ballad of the Sad Cafe" and "Operation Sidewinder" and in 1988 he appeared in Peter Brook's production of "The Cherry Orchard" add something


1990

Blossom retired from acting in the late 1990s to pursue writing poetry add something

 

He is best known for his role in the 1990 film "Home Alone", in which he played Old Man Marley alongside Macaulay Culkin add something


1995

He appeared in his final film role in 1995 alongside Sharon Stone and Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Quick and The Dead" add something


2011

After Blossom retired from acting in the late nineties, he moved to Berkeley, California and spent his time writing poetry, he later moved to Santa Monica, California, California where he died in 2011 add something


Roberts Blossom died in 2011 add something

 

Blossom died on July 8, 2011 at the age of 87 of natural causes add something

 

The Quick and the Dead (1995 film) - This was Woody Strode's final performance , as well as the last theatrical release of Roberts Blossom who died in 2011

 

The Quick and the Dead (1995 film) - This was Woody Strode's final film appearance , as well as the last theatrical release of Roberts Blossom who died in July 2011


2014

According to the 2014 book "Mad as Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies" by Dave Itzkoff, the cast of the Oscar-winning film "Network" originally included Blossom Roberts as media mogul Arthur Jensen, but he was replaced in pre-production by Ned Beatty add something

 

Blossom was formerly married to Beverly Schmidt Blossom, with whom he had a son, Michael, and died on 1 November 2014 of cancer add something