Robert Montgomery (I) (1904–1981)


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Born Henry Montgomery Jr., the elder son of New York businessman Henry Montgomery and his wife, Mary W. (nee Barney) Montgomery (a native of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York), Robert Montgomery had a younger brother, Donald. He was not related to Belinda Montgomery. As a child, he enjoyed a privileged life. His father, Henry Montgomery, was the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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(1937)
Lady in the Lake Phillip Marlowe
(1946)
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Joe Pendleton
(1941)
Private Lives Elyot Chase
(1931)

Filmography

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 1960 The Gallant Hours (producer)
 1950-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (producer - 320 episodes)
- Faust '57 (1957) ... (producer)
- The Weather Lover (1957) ... (producer)
- The Last Trip of the Hindenburg (1957) ... (producer)
- One Smart Apple (1957) ... (producer)
- Sturdevant's Daughter (1957) ... (producer)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- The Green Glass (1953) ... (producer)
- My Father's a Murderer (1953) ... (producer)
- The Baby Sitter (1953) ... (producer)
- Youth from Vienna (1953) ... (producer)
- The Three Hours (1953) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Stage: Directed / produced (w/Elliott Nugent) "The Big Two" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Leslie Bush-Fekete and Maria Fagyas. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Bianca Stroock. Booth Theatre: 8 Jan 1947-25 Jan 1947 (21 performances). Cast: John Banner (as "Wirth"), Martin Berliner, Charles Boaz (as "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Comdr. Robert Montgomery U.S.N.R. | Robert Montgomery Comdr. U.S.N.R.

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Elizabeth "Buffy" Grant  (his death) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[Asked by reporters what it was like to work with Greta Garbo on Inspiration (1931)]: Making a film with Garbo doesn't constitute an introduction. See more »

Trivia:

In 1949 he accepted the Oscar for "Best Actor in a Leading Role" on behalf of Laurence Olivier, who was not present at the awards ceremony. See more »

Nickname:

Bob

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