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Robert Wilcox

Actor
Male
Born May 10, 1910
Hometown New York
Died Jun 11, 1955
Death Place New York City

Robert Wilcox, was a U.S. movie actor of the 1930s and 40s. His career began in earnest in 1936 after being discovered doing a summer-stock production of The Petrified Forest. He was married twice, first to Florence Rice in 1937, and then later to Diana Barrymore in 1950. He is perhaps best known for playing Bob Wayne and his alter ego, The Copperhead in the 1940 movie serial Mysterious Doctor Satan.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1910 Birth Born on May 10, 1910.

TWENTIES

1936 26 Years Old His career began in earnest in 1936 after being discovered doing a summer-stock production of The Petrified Forest. … Read More
1937 27 Years Old …  His first wife was Florence Rice, daughter of sportswriter Grantland Rice, whom he married in 1937 and divorced two years later.

THIRTIES

1940 30 Years Old He is perhaps best known for playing Bob Wayne and his alter ego, "The Copperhead" in the 1940 movie serial Mysterious Doctor Satan.
1946 36 Years Old 1 More Event
He served thirty-eight months in the United States Army during World War II, rising from private to the rank of captain, and seeing action in Belgium, France and Germany. Following the war, he returned to Rochester, and appeared in an amateur production of Soldier's Wife, a quiet comedy by Rose Franklin about a veteran returning from the Pacific, presented in January 1946 by the Rochester Community Players. … Read More

FORTIES

1950 40 Years Old He married Diana Barrymore in 1950. … Read More
1955 45 Years Old Wilcox died of a heart attack on June 11, 1955, while riding a train from New York City to Rochester. … Read More
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