Robert Wagner

Born Feb 10, 1930

Robert John Wagner 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 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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1930 Birth Wagner was born February 10, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan. … Read More


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


1956 26 Years Old In 1956, A Kiss Before Dying (in a rare villainous role), Between Heaven and Hell, and he co-starred opposite Spencer Tracy in The Mountain, again playing an unsavory character.
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In 1957 he starred with Jeffrey Hunter in The True Story of Jesse James. … Read More


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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.
1967 37 Years Old In 1967, Lew Wasserman convinced Wagner to make his television series debut in It Takes a Thief. … Read More


1971 41 Years Old In 1971, Wagner was engaged to Tina Sinatra.
1972 42 Years Old In early 1972, Wagner reconnected with Natalie Wood and remarried her on July 16, 1972 after a six-month courtship.
1974 44 Years Old Their only child together, Courtney Wagner, was born on March 9, 1974.


1981 51 Years Old On November 29, 1981, Natalie Wood drowned near their yacht Splendour while it was moored near Catalina Island; also on board were Wagner, Christopher Walken, who was co-starring with her in the motion picture Brainstorm, and Dennis Davern, a captain. … Read More
1982 52 Years Old Wagner and actress Jill St. John became an item in February 1982. After eight years together, they married on May 26, 1990.


1999 69 Years Old In 1999, an altercation occurred between Wagner's former sister-in-law Lana Wood and St. John, who had both appeared in the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, at a Vanity Fair shoot in Los Angeles. … Read More
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
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His most recent appearances on the show were in May 2008. … Read More
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…  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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