Robert Taylor

1911 - 1969

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Robert Taylor (born Spangler Arlington Brugh; August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor and singer who was one of the most popular leading men of his time. Taylor began his career in films in 1934 when he signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He won his first leading role the following year in Magnificent Obsession. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Taylor has received more than 130,132 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Taylor is the 636th most popular actor (up from 693rd in 2019), the 1,154th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,390th in 2019) and the 319th most popular American Actor.

Robert Taylor is most famous for being a Hollywood actor in the 1940s and 1950s.

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  • 130k

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  • 69.93

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  • 35

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  • 3.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

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Among actors, Robert Taylor ranks 636 out of 10,030Before him are Marion Cotillard, Daniel Auteuil, Totò, Fernanda Montenegro, Morgan Fairchild, and Hugo Weaving. After him are David Duchovny, Tilda Swinton, Barbara Bach, Tom Hardy, Linda Hunt, and David McCallum.

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Among people born in 1911, Robert Taylor ranks 52Before him are Akira Yoshizawa, Bernard Herrmann, Ernesto Sabato, Gustav Wagner, William Howard Stein, and Bruno Kreisky. After him are Stanisława Walasiewicz, Klaus Fuchs, Sergey Sokolov, Karl Silberbauer, Herta Oberheuser, and Niels Kaj Jerne. Among people deceased in 1969, Robert Taylor ranks 38Before him are Josef von Sternberg, Moïse Tshombe, B. Traven, Allen Dulles, Alexandra David-Néel, and Walter Christaller. After him are Raymond A. Spruance, Wacław Sierpiński, Eberhard von Mackensen, Vjekoslav Luburić, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Taylor ranks 1,154 out of 15,968Before him are Jerry Bruckheimer (1943), George Stinney (1929), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Ray Ewry (1873), Sherwood Anderson (1876), and Andre Agassi (1970). After him are David Duchovny (1960), Barbara Bach (1947), Linda Hunt (1945), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933), Clifford Shull (1915), and Minoru Yamasaki (1912).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Taylor ranks 319Before him are Robert Englund (1947), Geena Davis (1956), Kelly Preston (1962), Mae West (1893), Susan Hayward (1917), and Morgan Fairchild (1950). After him are David Duchovny (1960), Barbara Bach (1947), Linda Hunt (1945), Mr. T (1952), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), and Shia LaBeouf (1986).

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