Biography

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum  (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, author, composer and singer and is #23 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. Mitchum is largely remembered for his starring roles in several major works of the film noir style, and is considered a forerunner of the anti-heroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Robert Charles Durman Mitchum  (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, author, composer and singer and is #23 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. Mitchum is largely remembered for his starring roles in several major works of the film noir style, and is considered a forerunner of the anti-heroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 139

Birthday 1917-08-06

Day of Death 1997-07-01

Place of Birth Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast
2013 Talking Pictures(1 episode) as Himself
1997 James Dean: Race with Destiny as George Stevens
1995 Dead Man as John Dickinson
1995 Pakten as Ernest Bogan
1995 Backfire! as Marshal Marc Marshall
1994 Woman of Desire as Walter J. Hill
1993 La classe américaine as Yves
1993 Tombstone as Narrator (voice)
1992 African Skies(17 episodes)
1991 Cape Fear as Lieutenant Elgart
1991 Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star as Himself
1990 Présumé dangereux
1990 A Family for Joe(9 episodes)
1990 A Family For Joe as Joe "Grandpa" Whitaker-Bankston
1990 Midnight Ride as Dr. Hardy
1989 John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick as Himself
1989 Hoodwinked as Jake Spanner
1989 Brotherhood of the Rose as John Eliot
1988 Scrooged as Grace Cooley
1988 War and Remembrance(12 episodes) as Capt. Victor 'Pug' Henry
1988 Mr. North as Mr. Bosworth
1986 Thompson's Last Run
1985 North and South(16 episodes)
1985 Promises to Keep as Jack Palmer
1985 The Equalizer(2 episodes)
1985 Reunion at Fairborough as Carl Hostrup
1985 The Hearst and Davies Affair as William Randolph Hearst
1984 The Ambassador as Peter Hacker
1984 Maria's Lovers as Ivan's Father
1983 A Killer in the Family as Gary Tison
1983 The Winds of War(11 episodes) as Victor 'Pug' Henry
1982 That Championship Season as Coach Delaney
1980 Nightkill as Donner/Rodriguez
1980 Agency as Ted Quinn .
1979 Breakthrough as Col. Rogers
1978 Matilda as Duke Parkhurst
1978 The Big Sleep as Philip Marlowe
1977 The Amsterdam Kill as Quinlan
1976 The Last Tycoon as Pat Brady
1976 Midway as Vice Adm. William F. 'Bull' Halsey Jr.
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes)
1975 Farewell, My Lovely as Philip Marlowe
1974 The Yakuza as Harry Kilmer
1973 The Friends of Eddie Coyle as Eddie "Fingers" Coyle
1973 The American Film Institute Salute to ...(1 episode)
1972 The Wrath of God as Father Oliver Van Horne
1971 Going Home as Harry K. Graham
1970 Ryan's Daughter as Charles Shaughnessy
1970 The Distant Drummer: A Movable Scene as Narrator
1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys as Flagg
1969 Young Billy Young as Deputy Ben Kane
1968 Secret Ceremony as Albert
1968 5 Card Stud as Reverend Jonathan Rudd
1968 Anzio as Dick Ennis (war correspondent, International Press)
1968 Villa Rides as Lee Arnold
1967 The Way West as Dick Summers
1966 El Dorado as Sheriff J.P. Harrah
1965 Mister Moses as Joe Moses
1964 What a Way to Go! as Rod Anderson, Jr.
1963 Rampage as Harry Stanton
1963 Man in the Middle as Lt. Col. Barney Adams
1963 The List of Adrian Messenger as Cameo
1962 Two for the Seesaw as Jerry Ryan
1962 The Longest Day as Brig. Gen. Norman Cota
1962 Cape Fear as Max Cady
1961 The Last Time I Saw Archie as Archie Hall
1960 The Grass Is Greener as Charles Delacro
1960 The Sundowners as Paddy Carmody
1960 A Terrible Beauty as Dermot O'Neill
1960 Home from the Hill as Captain Wade Hunnicutt
1959 The Wonderful Country as Martin Brady
1959 The Angry Hills as Mike Morrison
1958 The Hunters as Major Cleve Saville
1958 Thunder Road as Lucas Doolin
1957 The Enemy Below as Capt. Murrell
1957 Fire Down Below as Felix Bowers
1957 Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison as Cpl. Allison, USMC
1956 Bandido! as Wilson
1956 Foreign Intrigue as Dave Bishop
1955 Man with the Gun as Clint Tollinger
1955 Not as a Stranger as Dr. Lucas Marsh
1955 The Night of the Hunter as Harry Powell
1954 Track of the Cat as Curt Bridges
1954 The Jimmy Durante Show(1 episode)
1954 River of No Return as Matt Calder
1954 She Couldn't Say No as Doctor Robert Sellers
1953 Second Chance as Russ Lambert
1953 White Witch Doctor as John 'Lonni' Douglas
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1952 Angel Face as Frank Jessup
1952 The Lusty Men as Jeff McCloud
1952 One Minute to Zero as Col. Steve Janowski
1952 Macao as Nick Cochran
1951 The Racket as Captain Thomas McQuigg
1951 His Kind of Woman as Dan Milner
1951 My Forbidden Past as Dr. Mark Lucas
1950 Where Danger Lives as Dr. Jeff Cameron
1949 Holiday Affair as Steve Mason
1949 The Big Steal as Lt. Duke Halliday
1949 The Red Pony as Billy Buck
1948 Blood on the Moon as Jim Garry
1948 Rachel and the Stranger as Jim Fairways
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(2 episodes)
1947 Out of the Past as Jeff Markham (aka Jeff Bailey)
1947 Desire Me as Paul Aubert
1947 Crossfire as Keeley
1947 Pursued as Jeb
1946 The Locket as Norman Clyde
1946 Undercurrent as Michael Garroway
1946 Till the End of Time as William J. Tabeshaw
1945 West of the Pecos as Pecos Smith
1945 The Story of G.I. Joe as Bill Walker
1944 Nevada as Jim Lacy aka Nevada
1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo as Bob Gray
1944 Girl Rush as Jimmy Smith
1944 When Strangers Marry as Fred Graham
1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War as Corporal (uncredited)
1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore as CPO Jeff Daniels
1943 Gung Ho! as 'Pig iron' Matthews
1943 Riders of the Deadline as Nick Drago (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 Cry 'Havoc' as Dying Soldier - 'I'm All Right' (uncredited)
1943 The Dancing Masters as Mickey Halligan (uncredited)
1943 Minesweeper as Seaman Chuck Ryan
1943 False Colors as Rip Austin (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 Doughboys in Ireland as Ernie Jones (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 Bar 20 as Richard Adams (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 Corvette K-225 as Sheppard (uncredited)
1943 Beyond the Last Frontier as Trigger Dolan (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 The Lone Star Trail as Ben Slocum
1943 We've Never Been Licked as Panhandle Mitchell
1943 Colt Comrades as Dirk Mason (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 Leather Burners as Henchman Randall (uncredited)
1943 Border Patrol as Quinn (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 Follow the Band as Tate Winters
1943 Aerial Gunner as Sgt. Benson (uncredited)
1943 Hoppy Serves A Writ as Rigney (as Bob Mitchum)
1943 The Human Comedy as Quentin 'Horse' Gilford (uncredited)

Writing

1958 Thunder RoadStory

Production

1958 Thunder RoadProducer

Directing

1993 The Funniest Way in Earth's AtmosphereDirector

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