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Robert Wagner

Actor
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Born Feb 10, 1930

Robert John Wagner, Jr. is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–70), Switch (1975–78), and Hart to Hart (1979–84). In movies, Wagner is known for his role as Number Two in the Austin Powers trilogy of films (1997, 1999, 2002). He also had a recurring role as Teddy Leopold on the TV sitcom Two and a Half Men.… Read More

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    Remembering An Early Giant In The Fight For Social Justice
    Huffington Post - Jan 08, 2016
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    Robert Wagner Making A Rare Public Appearance During Emmy Week
    CNN - Sep 18, 2013

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Wagner.

CHILDHOOD

1930 Birth Born on February 10, 1930.

TEENAGE

1949 19 Years Old He graduated from Santa Monica High School in 1949. … Read More

TWENTIES

1957 27 Years Old On December 28, 1957, Wagner married 19-year-old actress Natalie Wood. They separated in June 1961 and divorced on April 27, 1962.

THIRTIES

1960 30 Years Old In 1960 Wagner signed with Columbia Pictures for three films, but only two were made; Sail a Crooked Ship (1961) with Ernie Kovacs and The War Lover (1962), opposite Steve McQueen, which was filmed in England. … Read More
1963 33 Years Old 1 More Event
While working on location in Europe, Wagner reconnected with an old friend, actress Marion Marshall. In the spring of 1963, after a brief courtship, Wagner, Marshall, and her two children from her marriage to Stanley Donen moved back to America.
1966 36 Years Old Wagner signed with Universal Studios in 1966 starring in the films How I Spent My Summer Vacation a made-for-TV movie released in the United Kingdom as Deadly Roulette and Banning (1967).
1967 37 Years Old In 1967, Lew Wasserman convinced Wagner to make his television series debut in It Takes a Thief. … Read More

FORTIES

1971 41 Years Old In 1971, Wagner was engaged to Tina Sinatra.
1972 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1972, he produced and cast himself opposite Bette Davis in the television movie Madame Sin, which was released in foreign markets as a feature film, and was a regular in the BBC/Universal World War II prisoner-of-war drama Colditz for much of its run. … Read More
1974 44 Years Old By the mid-1970s, Wagner's television career was at its peak with the television series Switch opposite Eddie Albert, after re-signing a contract with Universal Studios in 1974. … Read More
1979 49 Years Old His third successful series was Hart to Hart, which co-starred Stefanie Powers and ran from 1979 to 1984. … Read More

FIFTIES

1982 52 Years Old In early 1982, Wagner began dating actress Jill St. John. After eight years together, they married on May 26, 1990. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2005 75 Years Old In 2005, Wagner became the television spokesman for the Senior Lending Network, a reverse mortgage lender and in 2010 he began serving as a spokesman for the Guardian First Funding Group, also a reverse mortgage lender.
2006 76 Years Old On September 21, 2006, he became a first-time grandfather when Katie Wagner, his daughter with Marion Marshall, gave birth to her son Riley John Wagner-Lewis. … Read More
2007 77 Years Old In 2007, Wagner had a role in the BBC/AMC series Hustle. … Read More
2008 78 Years Old His most recent appearances on the show were in May 2008. … Read More
2011 81 Years Old 1 More Event
As of June 2011, Guardian First Funding was acquired by Urban Financial Group, who continue to use Mr. Wagner as their spokesperson.
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