Robert Taylor was born on August 5, 1911 and died on June 8, 1969. He was a lifelong smoker and died of lung cancer. He left behind his wife, Ursula Thiess, and two children, Terrance and Tessa. Mr. Taylor had … Continue reading
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Robert Taylor was born on August 5, 1911. 2019 is the 108th anniversary of his birth. Mr. Taylor died on June 8, 1969 from lung cancer. Robert Taylor was one of the most talented and versatile actors of Hollywood’s Golden … Continue reading
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Robert Taylor died on June 8, 1969 in St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. Decades of chain smoking had given him lung cancer. His ashes are interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California. Mr. Taylor left behind 77 … Continue reading
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In Memoriam Robert Taylor August 5, 1911 June 8, 1969 George Cukor, director. “Robert Taylor was my favorite actor. He was a gentleman. That’s rare in Hollywood.” (W.F. Buckley, “MGM Moles Dig Themselves a Hole,” Column, Jan 30, 1990) Mr. … Continue reading
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It’s been a tough week for Robert Taylor’s leading ladies: first Eleanor Parker then Audrey Totter died. Now Joan Fontaine has passed away at the age of 96. The following is adapted from a mini-bio Ms. Fontaine by Denny Jackson … Continue reading
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