Robert Vaughn

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Robert Francis Vaughn
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/22/1932, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Robert Vaughn Fast Facts:
  • First film appearance was as an uncredited extra in The Ten Commandments (1956).
  • First major film role was in the 1957 western Hell's Crossroads.
  • Most famous for playing Napoleon Solo in the 1960s TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • Even after achieving fame as an actor, he continued his education, earning a Ph.D. in Communications from the University of Southern California in 1970.
  • Was involved for many years in political causes; a longtime Democrat, he campaigned for candidates such as John F. and Robert F. Kennedy.
  • Was a member of the Vietnam War-era group Another Mother for Peace, as well as Dissenting Democrats.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.
  • Robert Vaughn Relationships:
  • Cassidy Vaughn - Son
  • John Ladd Connor - Stepfather
  • Marcella Gaudel - Mother
  • Caitlin Vaughn - Daughter
  • Linda Staab - Wife
  • Gerald Walter Vaughn - Father
  • Robert Vaughn Awards:
  • 1961 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Nominee
  • 1960 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1979 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
  • 1965 Golden Globe: Actor in a Television Series - Nominee
  • 1966 Golden Globe: Actor in a Television Series - Nominee
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1959 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1969 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; attended Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA (MA in Drama)

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