Robert Kardashian

Born Feb 22, 1944

Robert George Kardashian was an American attorney and businessman. He gained national recognition as O. J. Simpson's friend and defense attorney during the latter's 1995 murder trial.

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1944 Birth Born on February 22, 1944.


1966 22 Years Old Growing up in the Baldwin Hills area of Los Angeles, Kardashian attended Dorsey High School and the University of Southern California, from which he graduated in 1966 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. … Read More
1973 29 Years Old In 1973 he was one of the co-founders of the trade publication Radio & Records, which he and his partners sold for a large profit in 1979. … Read More


1991 47 Years Old After he divorced Houghton in 1991, he was engaged for a period of time to Denice Shakarian Halicki, the widow of movie producer H. B. Halicki.


1994 50 Years Old 1 More Event
Simpson stayed in Kardashian's house during the days following the June 12, 1994, murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. … Read More
1996 52 Years Old The New York Times reported that, "Mr. Kardashian said in a 1996 ABC interview that he questioned Mr. Simpson's innocence: 'I have doubts. … Read More
1998 54 Years Old He married Jan Ashley in 1998. … Read More


2003 60 Years Old Eight weeks after his diagnosis, Kardashian died of esophageal cancer at age 59 on September 30, 2003.
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