Robert Stack
Actor
Robert Stack
Robert Stack was a multilingual American actor and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the 1959–63 television series The Untouchables, The Transformers: The Movie and later hosted Unsolved Mysteries.
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The Post-9/11 Moment: Oliver Stone's <i>World Trade Center</i> - The L Magazine (blog)
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Cage-watchers should see it; both his and Pena&#39;s performances suggest the genteel toughness of a William Holden or a Robert Stack. Actually, WTC occupies the same moral universe as those actors&#39; films, where men are tough, hardworking and good—because
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Elections could get hotly contested with even mix of candidates for District 6 ... - Greeley Tribune
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The seats vacated include Mark Hinze and Julia Richard, who are both running for re-election, and Bruce Broderius and Robert Stack. Broderius is term-limited and Stack announced earlier this summer he was not seeking re-election for health reasons
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East side to get charter school - Greeley Gazette
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Board member Robert Stack who cast the lone opposing vote, encouraged the school to make a sincere attempt to maintain demographics that reflect the community. Stack told Union Colony Director, Pat Gilliam “This is your chance to shine
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Carole Lombard Movie Schedule: MR. AND MRS. SMITH, VIGIL IN THE NIGHT, IN NAME ... - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack. BW-99 mins. 8:00 PM MY MAN GODFREY (1936) A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler. Dir: Gregory La Cava. Cast: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady. BW-94 mins
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Fifteen vie for District 6 school board seats - Greeley Tribune
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Seats currently held by Mark Hinze, Julia Richard, Bruce Broderius and Robert Stack are open. Hinze and Richard are seeking re-election. Broderius is term limited and Stack announced earlier this summer he was not running for health reasons
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Tokyo, Mon Amour - Cinespect
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Robert Stack plays Eddie Kenner, an undercover cop planted in a crime syndicate comprised of American ex-pats whose leader, Sandy Dawson (Robert Ryan in one of his best performances), enforces the brutal but effective policy of keeping his men from
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FILM OF THE WEEK: House of Bamboo - GreenCine
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Robert Stack is Eddie Spanier, an American who arrives in Tokyo and promptly starts shaking down pachinko parlor managers to get some seed money. Clad in an ill-fitting raincoat and seemingly sweating alcohol out of his pores, Eddie marches in with
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THE WEEK AHEAD; Aug. 21 -- 27
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Theater Ben Brantley As many New Yorkers know all too well, real estate can quickly turn surreal. What are those scratching, House of Usher-like sounds coming from the walls of your new co-op? Who is that shadowy gnomelike figure who's always in the building's lobby? The WOODSHED COLLECTIVE, a venturesome site-specific theater troupe, is tapping
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THE WEEK AHEAD | AUG. 21 - AUG. 27
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Film Rachel Saltz As part of its excellent Robert Ryan series Film Forum is showing Samuel Fuller's 1955 ''HOUSE OF BAMBOO'' for a week, beginning Friday. This isn't the Fuller of Poverty Row, churning out eccentric personal visions on tiny budgets. (That director returns soon enough, with pictures like ''Shock Corridor'' and ''Naked Kiss'' in the
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10 Most Hilarious Movie Quotes - Screen Junkies
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With supporting roles from Hollywood legends like Robert Stack and Lloyd Bridges, this 1980 disaster parody isn&#39;t lacking in talent. The great Leslie Nielsen steals the show with this hilarious quote in his role as a passenger aboard a doomed airplane
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District 6 board green-lights Union Colony's K-5 expansion request - Greeley Tribune
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The board voted 6-1, with vice president Robert Stack the only no vote. The expansion request was the second in as many years by the school. The first was denied last fall because board members said the school&#39;s application was incomplete,
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I offer a toast to Mr. Okrent's book - Bluffton News Banner
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My view of that chapter of American history was colored by Robert Stack. Stack played the tight-lipped Treasury agent Eliot Ness in “The Untouchables,” the television series with the ponderous theme song that featured Walter Winchell&#39;s equally
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Airplane! takes flight as July 30 West Seattle Outdoor Movie - Westseattleherald.com
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Starring Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty the film also features Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Lorna Patterson. Made in 1980 Airplane has gone on to generate more than $80 at the box office and has
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Commentary: Inside the Gaga saga - CattleNetwork.com
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Now, 28 years later, he&#39;s the taxidermist to the stars, having stuffed rock legend Axel Rose&#39;s Siberian husky, an African lion for actor Robert Stack and once famously creating a soda dispenser from an elephant&#39;s penis—all in the service of America&#39;s
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The history, mystery of 3-D go way back - Contra Costa Times
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The first color stereoscopic movie was &quot;Bwana Devil,&quot; released in 1952, staring Robert Stack, Nigel Bruce and Barbara Britton. This film&#39;s release is regarded as the beginning of the 3-D boom in the early 1950s. Warner Bros
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Elizabeth Taylor Films at Bloomfield Library - Patch.com
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29 – A DATE WITH JUDY - This charming old-fashioned movie stars Jane Powell as Judy, a spunky teenager who chases after her last-minute escort to the school dance (Robert Stack). The young Elizabeth Taylor plays Judy&#39;s best friend, Carol,
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Community Options appoints Mendham woman - Dailyrecord.com
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Community Options is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1989 by Robert Stack that works to develop homes and employment for people with disabilities. Community Options operates in 37 cities across 10 states supporting thousands of people with
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First Captain America is a superhero in Camarillo - Ventura County Star
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Brown landed a role as a soldier named Blaster in the 1983 film &quot;Uncommon Valor,&quot; where he played alongside Hollywood heavyweights like Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze and Robert Stack. Outside of Captain America, Brown said his most intense role came in
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NIFA Board Not Happy With Nassau County's Finances - CBS New York
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“April, May and June, they did nothing with their financial planning,” said chairman Robert Stack. County workers say they laid off employees to help balance the budget and even though the county executive said there would be no property tax hike if
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Stack
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2003
    Age 84
    Died on May 14, 2003.
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  • 2002
    Age 83
    He underwent radiation therapy for prostate cancer in October 2002 and died of a heart attack on May 14, 2003.
    More Details Hide Details He is interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California. He was survived by his son, Charles Robert and daughter Elizabeth Wood Stack. ‡ Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • 2001
    Age 82
    For a brief period between 2001 and 2002, Stack voiced Stoat Muldoon, a character featured on the computer-animated television series, Butt-Ugly Martians on Nickelodeon.
    More Details Hide Details In 1996, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him.
  • 1991
    Age 72
    In 1991, Stack voiced the main police officer Lt. Littleboy (who is also the main protagonist and narrator) in The Real Story of Baa Baa Black Sheep.
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  • 1987
    Age 68
    Unsolved Mysteries aired from 1987 to 2002, first as specials in 1987 (Stack did not host all the specials, which were previously hosted by Raymond Burr and Karl Malden), then as a regular series on NBC (1988–97), then on CBS (1997–99) and finally on Lifetime (2001–02).
    More Details Hide Details Stack served as the show's host during its entire original series run.
    He began hosting Unsolved Mysteries in 1987.
    More Details Hide Details He thought very highly of the interactive nature of the show, saying that it created a "symbiotic" relationship between viewer and program, and that the hotline was a great crime-solving tool.
  • 1985
    Age 66
    He appeared in the television miniseries Hollywood Wives in 1985, and appeared in several episodes of the primetime soap opera Falcon Crest in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details Stack's series Strike Force was scheduled opposite Falcon Crest, where it quickly folded.
  • FORTIES
  • 1960
    Age 41
    The show won Stack a Best Actor Emmy Award in 1960.
    More Details Hide Details He starred in three other drama series, rotating the lead with Tony Franciosa and Gene Barry in the lavish The Name of the Game (1968–1971), Most Wanted (1976), and Strike Force (1981). In The Name of the Game, he played a former federal agent turned true-crime journalist, evoking memories of his role as Ness. In both Most Wanted and Strike Force, he played a tough, incorruptible police captain commanding an elite squad of special investigators, also evoking the Ness role. Eventually, he reprised the role in a 1991 television movie, The Return of Eliot Ness. He parodied his own persona in comedies such as 1941 (1979), Airplane! (1980), Caddyshack II (1988), Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), and BASEketball (1998). He also provided the voice for the character Ultra Magnus in The Transformers: The Movie (1986).
    In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the ABC-TV television series The Untouchables (1959–63), for which he won the 1960 Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series, and later hosted Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2002).
    More Details Hide Details He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Written on the Wind (1956). Robert Stack was born Charles Langford Modini Stack in Los Angeles, California, but his first name (selected by his mother) was changed to Robert by his father. He spent his early childhood growing up in Europe. He became fluent in French and Italian at an early age, and did not learn English until returning to Los Angeles. His parents divorced when he was a year old, and he was raised by his mother, Mary Elizabeth (née Wood). His father, James Langford Stack, a wealthy advertising agency owner, later remarried his mother, but died when Stack was 10. He had always spoken of his mother with the greatest respect and love. When he collaborated with Mark Evans on his autobiography, Straight Shooting, he included a picture of himself and his mother. He captioned it, "Me and my best girl." His grandfather was an opera singer named Charles Wood, who went by the name "Modini". By the time he was 20, Stack had achieved minor fame as a sportsman. He was an avid polo player and shooter. His brother and he won the International Outboard Motor Championships, in Venice, Italy; and at age 16, he became a member of the All-American Skeet Team. He set two world records in skeet shooting and became National Champion.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 37
    Stack was married to actress Rosemarie Bowe from 1956 until his death.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1919
    Age 0
    Born on January 13, 1919.
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