Robert Vaughn

Born Nov 22, 1932

Robert Francis Vaughn is an Academy Award-nominated American actor noted for stage, film and television work. His best-known U.S. television series roles include the suave spy Napoleon Solo in the 1960s The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and wealthy detective Harry Rule in the 1970s in The Protectors. His film roles include playing one of the title characters in The Magnificent Seven and the voice of Proteus IV, the computer in Demon Seed.… Read More

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1932 Birth Born on November 22, 1932.


1954 21 Years Old Next, he appeared as gunman Lee in The Magnificent Seven (1960), a role he essentially reprised 20 years later in Battle Beyond the Stars (1980), both films being adaptations of filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1954 Japanese samurai epic, Seven Samurai. … Read More
1955 22 Years Old Vaughn made his television debut on the November 21, 1955 "Black Friday" episode of the American TV series Medic, the first of more than two hundred episodic roles by the middle of 2000. … Read More


1963 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1963-1964 season, Vaughn appeared in The Lieutenant as Captain Raymond Rambridge alongside Gary Lockwood, the Marine second lieutenant at Camp Pendleton. … Read More
1964 31 Years Old From 1964 to 1968, Vaughn played Solo with Scottish co-star David McCallum playing his fellow agent Illya Kuryakin. … Read More
1966 33 Years Old In 1966, Vaughn appeared as a bachelor on the nighttime premiere of The Dating Game. … Read More
1968 35 Years Old …  Early in the 1968 presidential election, they supported the candidacy of Eugene McCarthy, mentioned for the Vice Presidency. The choice was prophetic, as McCarthy was not selected for the second position but did seek the Presidency in 1968. … Read More


1974 41 Years Old Vaughn married actress Linda Staab in 1974. … Read More


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In 1983, he starred as villainous multi millionaire Ross Webster in Superman III.
1989 56 Years Old In 1989, Vaughn starred as an Army General in the low budget, cult zombie movie "Chud II". … Read More


2004 71 Years Old In 2004, after a string of guest roles on series such as Law & Order, in which he had a recurring role during season eight, Vaughn experienced a resurgence. … Read More
2006 73 Years Old In September 2006, he guest-starred in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. … Read More
2007 74 Years Old Vaughn also appeared as himself narrating and being a character in a radio play broadcast by BBC Radio 4 in 2007 about making the film The Bridge at Remagen in Prague, Czechoslovakia, during the Russian invasion of 1968. … Read More
2009 76 Years Old In spite of being a registered Democrat, Vaughn does not support President Barack Obama, and described him as "not up to the job" in March 2009. … Read More
2011 78 Years Old In November 2011, it was announced that Vaughn would appear for three weeks in the British soap opera Coronation Street.
2012 79 Years Old His cameo as Milton in the long-running program lasted from January to February 2012.
2015 82 Years Old February 25, 2015 Vaughn appeared in Law and Order SVU season 16 episode 16 "December Solstice" as a celebrity writer, Walter Biggs, who is put in the middle of a feud between his sixth wife, Charmaine (Marcia Cross), and his daughters.
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