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Robert Webber ACTOR


Robert Webber was born on October 14th, 1924 in Santa Ana, California, born to Alice and Robert Webber.  His career as an actor began as a stage performer appearing in a number of Broadway productions.  He then took a brief break from his career to join the Marine Corps and fought during World War II.  Upon completing his military service he then began to break into the film industry.
Webber began first with working as a television actor adding such credits to his resume as, "Starlight Theatre", "Out There", "Tales of Tomorrow", "The Rifleman" and "Suspense".  Some of his first screen roles included, "12 Angry Men" (1957) starring alongside Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, Jack Klugman, Ed Begley, Jack Warden, Edward Binns, E.G. Marshall and Lee J. Cobb and "The Nun and the Sergeant" (1962) starring Anna Sten, Hari Rhodes and Leo Gordon

As his career progressed he alternated from film and television work with his more well known film roles including, "The Sandpiper" (1965) starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Charles Bronson and Eva Marie Saint, "Hysteria" (1965), "The Dirty Dozen" (1967) starring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Ralph Meeker, George Kennedy, Richard Jaeckel, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson, Clint Walker, Telly Savalas, John Cassavetes, Jim Brown and Trini Lopez, "The Great White Hope" (1970) starring James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Chester Morris, Hal Holbrook, Beah Richards and Moses Gunn, "Midway" (1976) featuring an international cast of superstars including Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford, Hal Holbrook, Toshiro Mifune, Robert Mitchum, Cliff Robertson, Glenn Corbett, Robert Wagner, Tom Selleck, James Shigeta, Ed Nelson, Dabney Coleman, Christopher George, Pat Morita and Robert Ito, "Revenge of the Pink Panther" (1978) co-starring Peter Sellers, Dyan Cannon, Robert Loggia and Herbert Lom, "10" (1979) starring Bo Derek, Dudley Moore, Brian Dennehy and Julie Andrews, "Private Benjamin" (1980) starring Goldie Hawn, Armand Assante and Eileen Brennan, "Wild Geese II" (1985) starring Scott Glenn, Edward Cox, Barbara Carrera and Laurence Olivier and "Nuts" (1987) starring Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Eli Wallach, James Whitmore, Leslie Nielsen and Karl Malden.
Alongside his film work he also appeared on the television series, "Checkmate", "Thriller", "Arrest & Trial", "The Fugitive", "The Outer Limits", 'The Name of the Game", "Kojak", "Ironside", "Cannon", "Death Stalk" and most recently, he added to his resume, the television series, "Moonlighting" and the television movie, "Something is Out There" (1988).
Robert Webber married twice throughout his lifetime, first to Miranda Jones in 1953 however by 1958 this marriage ended in divorce.  He then married Del Mertens in 1972 and they remained together until he passed away from Lou Gehrig's disease on May 19th, 1989 in Malibu, California. 


1989         Behind God's Back
1988         Something Is Out There 
1986-1988     Moonlighting
1987         Nuts
1987         The Ladies 
1986         Assassin 
1985         In Like Flynn
1985         Wild Geese II
1985         Half Nelson
1984         Cover Up
1984         No Man's Land
1984         Getting Physical 
1983         Shooting Stars 
1983         Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land 
1982         Don't Go to Sleep
1982         Not Just Another Affair
1982         The Final Option
1982         Chicago Story
1982         Bret Maverick
1982         Wrong Is Right
1981         Darkroom 
1981         The Two Lives of Carol Letner 
1981         S.O.B.
1980         Sunday Lovers
1980         Private Benjamin
1980         Tenspeed and Brown Shoe
1980         All Stars
1979         The Streets of L.A. 
1979         Courage fuyons
1979         10
1979         Gardenia
1975-1979     The Rockford Files 
1978         Kaz
1978         Revenge of the Pink Panther
1978         Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 
1978         Casey's Shadow
1975-1978     Barnaby Jones 
1977         The Choirboys
1977         Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue
1977         The Accuser
1977         Quincy M.E. 
1977         The French Woman
1977         Passi di morte perduti nel buio
1977         McMillan & Wife
1976         Squadra antifurto
1976         Midway
1975         Police Woman
1975         S.W.A.T.
1975         Switch 
1975         Flatfoot in Hong Kong
1975         Soldat Duroc, ça va être ta fête!
1975         Death Stalk
1971-1975     McCloud
1974         The Streets of San Francisco
1974         The Manhunter 
1971-1974    Cannon 
1974         Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
1973-1974     Ironside
1974         Murder or Mercy 
1973         Tenafly
1973         Kojak
1973         The Magician
1973         Double Indemnity 
1973         Griff 
1973         Hawkins 
1973         Search
1972         Banyon 
1972         Love, American Style
1972         Mission: Impossible 
1972         Banacek 
1972         Cutter
1971         $
1971         Thief
1971         The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
1971         Mannix 
1971         The Young Lawyers
1971         Macédoine
1970         Hauser's Memory 
1970         San Francisco International Airport 
1970         The Virginian 
1970         The Great White Hope
1970         The Movie Murderer
1969         The Bold Ones: The Lawyers
1969         The Big Bounce
1968         The Name of the Game
1968         Manon 70
1967         Don't Make Waves
1967         The Dirty Dozen
1967         Every Man Is My Enemy
1966         Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
1966         Hired Killer
1966         Harper
1966         The Silencers
1965         The Third Day
1965         The Sandpiper
1965         Hysteria
1964-1965     Kraft Suspense Theatre
1965         The Rogues 
1964         The Outer Limits 
1964         Mr. Broadway
1964         Brenner 
1964         Espionage 
1964         The Fugitive
1963         Ben Casey 
1963         Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 
1962-1963     The Defenders
1963         Arrest and Trial
1963         The Doctors and the Nurses
1963         The Greatest Show on Earth
1963         The Stripper
1963         Naked City
1962         Route 66 
1961-1962     The Dick Powell Theatre 
1962         Stoney Burke 
1959-1962     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1962         The Paradine Case
1962         The Nun and the Sergeant
1961         Thriller 
1961         The Investigators 
1961         Checkmate 
1960         Art Carney Special 
1960         Play of the Week 
1959         Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond
1959         The Rifleman
1959         New York Confidential 
1958         Playhouse 90 
1955-1957     Kraft Theatre 
1957         12 Angry Men
1956         The Phil Silvers Show 
1954-1956     Robert Montgomery Presents 
1953         Three Steps to Heaven 
1951-1953     Suspense
1953         Eye Witness
1951-1952     Studio One in Hollywood 
1952         Tales of Tomorrow
1951-1952     Out There
1950         Highway 301
1950         Starlight Theatre
1950         The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

Matinee Classics - The Dirty Dozen starring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Trini Lopez, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Clint Walker, Robert Webber, Tom Busby, Ben Carruthers, Stuart Cooper, Robert Phillips, Al Mancini and Colin Maitland

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