Robert Sterling

Born Nov 13, 1917

Robert Sterling, born William Sterling Hart was an American film and television actor.

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1917 Birth Born on November 13, 1917.


1939 21 Years Old After signing with Columbia Pictures in 1939, he changed his name to Robert Sterling to avoid confusion with silent western star William S. Hart.
1941 23 Years Old In 1941, Sterling went to MGM. … Read More
1943 25 Years Old 1 More Event
His name was legally changed while he was a second lieutenant officer attending flight training in Marfa in West Texas in 1943.


1949 31 Years Old Sothern and Sterling divorced in 1949.
1951 33 Years Old 1 More Event
He did, however, play the non-singing role of Steve Baker, opposite Ava Gardner as Julie, in the hit MGM 1951 film version of Show Boat. … Read More
1957 39 Years Old On December 18, 1957, Sterling and Jeffreys played a couple with an unusual courtship arrangement in "The Julie Gage Story" on the first season of NBC's Wagon Train.


1961 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1961-1962 television season, Sterling co-starred with George Chandler and Reta Shaw in CBS's Ichabod and Me, a sitcom set in New England. … Read More


1974 56 Years Old He had also guest starred in the NBC sitcom The Brian Keith Show in 1974. … Read More


2006 89 Years Old Sterling died Tuesday, May 30, 2006, aged 88, at his home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. … Read More
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