Robert Stack

  • Birth Name: Robert Langford Modini Stack
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Died: May 14, 2003
  • Profession: Actor, TV-series host, Producer
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  • Spent the early years of his childhood in Paris, France, with his mother and didn't learn to speak English until he was 6 years old. Was fluent in French and Italian.
  • Was mentored by Hollywood heavyweights Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper and others during his childhood because his mother wanted him to have male role models after the death of his father.
  • Created a stir in his first movie when he gave teen actress Deanna Durbin her first on-screen kiss in 1939's First Love.
  • Served as a gunnery officer in the Navy during World War II.
  • Starred in the first commercial 3D movie, Bwana Devil (1952).
  • Was inducted into the National Skeet Shooting Hall of Fame in 1971.
  • Released autobiography titled Straight Shooting, cowritten with Mark Evans, in 1980.

Awards

  • 1961, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead): Nominee
  • 1960, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Series: Winner
  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Informational Series: Nominee
  • 1956, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • James Langford Stack — Father
  • Elizabeth Wood Stack — Mother
  • Rosemarie Bowe — Wife
  • Charles Stack — Son
  • Elizabeth Stack — Daughter
  • Charles Wood — Grandfather

College

  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States
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