Robert Stack

Actor / Character Actor / Film Producer | * 01/13/1919 († 84, 05/14/2003) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Robert Stack (born Charles Langford Modini Stack, January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was an American actor, sportsman, and television host. Known for his deep voice and commanding presence, he appeared in over forty feature films. He starred in the ABC television series The Untouchables (1959–1963), for which he won the 1960 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Series, and later hosted/narrated the true-crime series Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2002). He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Written on the Wind (1956). ()
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Robert Langford Modini Stack was a multilingual American actor and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 films, he also appeared on the television series The Untouchables and later served as the host of Unsolved Mysteries.Born in Los Angeles, California, Stack spent his early childhood growing up in Europe. Becoming fluent in French and Italian at an early age, and he did not learn English until returning to Los Angeles. Stack achieved minor fame in sporting, winning multiple championships including setting two world records and winning multiple honors in skeet shootingStack studied drama at Bridgewater State College, earning his first hollywood role at the age of 20 and continuing to star in numerous roles throughout the early 1940s.After serving in the military, Stack returned to Hollywood to star in numerous films including stand out roles in The High and the Mighty (opposite John Wayne) and Written on the Wind (1957), for which he was awarded an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.Stack later moved on to televised dramatic series, depicting the crime-fighting Eliot Ness in The Untouchables (1959–1963), which earned him a best actor Emmy Award in 1960. Stack also starred in multiple drama series, before returning to film, this time in comedies to satirize his famed stoic and humorless demeanor.He began hosting Unsolved Mysteries in 1987, and served as the show's host throughout it's entire original run from 1987 to 2002.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Robert Stack

Golden Plate Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Robert Stack as Actor(64)

as Captain Linc Evers2019 Most Wanted
as Superintendent (voice)2001 Recess: School's Out
as The Gooch2001 Killer Bud
as himself1999 Mumford
as Sumner Ethridge1999 Sealed with a Kiss
as Himself - Unsolved Mysteries Host1998 BASEketball
as ATF Agent Flemming (voice)1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
as Eliot Ness1991 The Return of Eliot Ness
as Dr. Ellison1990 Joe Versus the Volcano
as Louis Faciano1989 Dangerous Curves
as Chandler Young1988 Caddyshack II
as Mr. Gardner1988 Plain Clothes
as Ultra Magnus1986 The Transformers: The Movie
as Winslow1986 Big Trouble
as MacGregor1983 Uncommon Valor
as Rex Kramer1980 Airplane!
as Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell1979 1941
as Capt. James Morgan1975 Adventures of the Queen
as Captain Larkin1975 Murder on Flight 502
as Michael Rhodes1974 The Strange and Deadly Occurrence
as Self (archive footage)1971 The Selling Of The Pentagon
as Mark McPherson1968 Laura
as Cliff Wilder1967 The Corrupt Ones
as Jim Beckley1967 Action Man
as General Sibert1966 Is Paris Burning?
as Dr. Donovan MacLeod1963 The Caretakers
as Cliff Henderson1960 The Last Voyage
as Eliot Ness1959 The Scarface Mob
as John Paul Jones1959 John Paul Jones
as William 'Bill' Beck1958 The Gift of Love
as Jerry Cook1957 Panic Button
as Roger Shumann1957 The Tarnished Angels
as Owen Pentecost1956 Great Day in the Morning
as Kyle Hadley1956 Written on the Wind
as Dr Tom Baker1955 Good Morning Miss Dove
as Eddie Kenner1955 House of Bamboo
as John Sullivan1954 The High and the Mighty
as Captain Charles Wogan1954 The Iron Glove
as Lt. Billings1953 War Paint
as Col. Gil Manton1953 Sabre Jet
as Maj. Tom Burke1953 Conquest of Cochise
as Bob Hayward1952 Bwana Devil
as Patrick O´Moore1951 My Outlaw Brother
as John Regan1951 Bullfighter and the Lady
as Jeff Blake1950 Mr. Music
as Stephen Andrews1948 A Date with Judy
as Nickey Van Alen1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions
as Capt. Stuart L. Hamilton1948 Fighter Squadron
as Barry Conovan1942 Men of Texas
as Bob - Factory worker1942 Keeping Fit
as Leutnant Stanislav Sobinski1942 To Be or Not to Be
as Chuck S. Brewer1942 Eagle Squadron
as Jim Holliday1941 Badlands Of Dakota
as Don Webb1941 Nice Girl?
as Otto Von Rohn1940 The Mortal Storm
as Bob Terry1940 A Little Bit of Heaven
as Ted Drake1939 First Love

TV Shows/Series with Robert Stack as Actor(22)

as Stoat Muldoon (voice)2001 Butt-Ugly Martians
as Bob, the narrator1998 Hercules
as Bob the Narrator (voice)1998 Hercules
1990 Blossom
as Host1987 Unsolved Mysteries
as General Stark1984 George Washington
1982 Hotel
as Captain Linc Evers1976 Most Wanted
as Dan Farrell1968 The Name of the Game
as Eliot Ness1959 The Untouchables

Full Name: Robert Stack
Born: Monday, 01/13 1919 (January) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 05/14 2003 (May) in Beverly Hills (aged: 84)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Southern California, Bridgewater State University
Spouses (current/former): Rosemarie Bowe
Siblings: James Stack
Robert Stack frequently works together with these people:
David Zucker (8x, Crew)
June Lockhart (7x, Actress)
Anne Jeffreys (7x, Actress)
Pat Crowley (7x, Actress)
Eddie Albert (6x, Actor)
Claude Akins (6x, Actor)
Steve Forrest (6x, Actor)
Vince Edwards (6x, Actor)
Herb Edelman (6x, Actor)
Clu Gulager (5x, Actor)
Mel Ferrer (5x, Actor)
Gene Barry (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6722, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/20/2021