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Robert Preston (I) (1918–1987)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Music Man (1962) | Victor Victoria (1982) | How the West Was Won (1962)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 4 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
Pres
BORN 
Jun 8, 1918 (died Mar 21, 1987)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Past Film & Video (45 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Trouble") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Broadway's Lost Treasures (Aug 10, 2003) Self (archive footage), Performer ("Trouble")  Less
  • Primary photo for Outrage!Outrage! (TV Movie) Dennis Riordan  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Finnegan Begin AgainFinnegan Begin Again (TV Movie) Mike Finnegan  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Tony AwardsThe 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host & Presenter: Best Actress in a Play & Best Actress in a Musical, Performer ("Comedy Tonight", "Hello, Dolly!", "Mame", "I Won't Send Roses")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for September GunSeptember Gun (TV Movie) Ben Sunday  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Tony AwardsThe 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer & Presenter: Best Actor in a Musical, Performer ("The Girl That I Marry", "Let's Take an Old-Fashioned Walk", "You're Just in Love", "Anything You Can Do")  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Rehearsal for MurderRehearsal for Murder (TV Movie) Alex Dennison  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Man That Corrupted HadleyburgThe Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (TV Short) Stranger  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The ChisholmsThe Chisholms (TV Mini-series) Hadley Chisholm (9 episodes, 1979–1980)  Less 1979–1980 9
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  • Primary photo for My Father's HouseMy Father's House (TV Movie) Tom Lindholm Sr.  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Happy EndingsHappy Endings (TV Movie) Harry  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual Tony AwardsThe 21st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host & Winner: Best Actor in a Musical, Performer ("Nobody's Perfect")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Clinton Jones (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Years Ago (Apr 21, 1960) Clinton Jones  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bells of St. Mary'sThe Bells of St. Mary's (TV Movie) Father Chuck O'Malley  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Lt. Hogue / Cleve Gordon / William Struthers (3 episodes, 1955–1957)  Less 1955–1957 3
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Tom Collier / Tom Waycroff / Doug Hallock (3 episodes, 1955–1957)  Less 1955–1957 3
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Zachary Meredith (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Thomas Howard / Jesse James (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • Missouri Legend (Oct 7, 1956) Thomas Howard / Jesse James  Less
  • Primary photo for The 20th Century-Fox HourThe 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) Capt. Bob Wainer (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Jeff Frazer (2 episodes, 1953–1955)  Less 1953–1955 2
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Jim Tweedy (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Phil Baxter / Tom / Isaac Eaton / Kelly / Jed Kennedy / Dowey (6 episodes, 1951–1955)  Less 1951–1955 6
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  • Primary photo for The Elgin HourThe Elgin Hour (TV Series) Ben Wagner (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Jack Roberts / Dr. Abbott (3 episodes, 1953–1955)  Less 1953–1955 3
  • Primary photo for Campbell PlayhouseCampbell Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for DangerDanger (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Medallion TheatreMedallion Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for ABC AlbumABC Album (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Curtain CallCurtain Call (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Pulitzer Prize PlayhousePulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for Man Against CrimeMan Against Crime (TV Series) Pat Barnett (1951)  Less 1949– 
Self (41 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Laurence Olivier AwardsThe Laurence Olivier Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Going Hollywood: The '30sGoing Hollywood: The '30s Himself - Host  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Circus of the Stars #8Circus of the Stars #8 (TV Special) Himself - Ringmaster  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Academy AwardsThe 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 9th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Favourite All Around Female Entertainer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy / Musical  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving GalaBob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving Gala (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 StarsNight of 100 Stars (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The 39th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Tony AwardsThe 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Lawrence Langner Award  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 29th Annual Tony AwardsThe 29th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Tony AwardsThe 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 25th Annual Tony AwardsThe 25th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Best Performance by Lead Actress in a Musical  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1964–1966)  Less 1964–1966
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Guest Panelist (5 episodes, 1957–1966)  Less 1957–1966
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  • Primary photo for This Proud LandThis Proud Land (TV Mini-series) Himself - Host  Less 1965– 
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself - Singer / Himself - Host (4 episodes, 1960–1965)  Less 1960–1965
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Singer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Freedom SpectacularFreedom Spectacular (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual Tony AwardsThe 18th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for An Evening with Carol BurnettAn Evening with Carol Burnett (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The 16th Annual Tony AwardsThe 16th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The 15th Annual Tony AwardsThe 15th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The 13th Annual Tony AwardsThe 13th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for You Asked for ItYou Asked for It (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Himself - Announcing Next Week's Show (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
    • Eloise (Nov 22, 1956) Himself - Announcing Next Week's Show  Less
  • Primary photo for Sentinels in the AirSentinels in the Air (Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Martha Raye ShowThe Martha Raye Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Your Show of ShowsYour Show of Shows (TV Series) Himself - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1951–1953)  Less 1951–1953
    • Episode #4.21 (Jan 24, 1953) Himself - Guest Performer  Less
    • Episode #3.12 (Nov 24, 1951) Himself - Guest Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for Anywhere, U.S.A.Anywhere, U.S.A. (TV Series) Doctor  Less 1952– 
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hawaii in HollywoodScreen Snapshots: Hawaii in Hollywood (Short) Himself  Less 1948 $5K
  • Primary photo for Wings UpWings Up (Short) Self  Less 1943
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000sHollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) Harold Hill (in 'The Music Man') (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Tradition: 1957-1979 (Oct 21, 2004) Harold Hill (in 'The Music Man') (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood RenegadeSam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Cinerama AdventureCinerama Adventure Roger Morgan (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Private ScreeningsPrivate Screenings (TV Series) Carole Todd (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • James Garner (Aug 2, 2001) Carole Todd (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Harold Hill (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The World of HammerThe World of Hammer (TV Series) John Graham (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
    • Hammer (Oct 28, 1994) John Graham (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Carol Burnett: The Special YearsCarol Burnett: The Special Years (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 41st Annual Tony AwardsThe 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Harold Hill (archive footage)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Carole 'Toddy' Todd from film VICTORIA / VICTORIA (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
    • Episode dated 25 March 1982 (Mar 25, 1982) Carole 'Toddy' Todd from film VICTORIA / VICTORIA (archive footage)  Less

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