Robert Montgomery Director

Birthday May 21, 1904
Birthplace Beacon, NY
Death Date Sep 27, 1981 (age 77)
Birth Sign Gemini

About

Oscar-nominated actor for Night Must Fall and director who became President of the Screen Actors Guild in 1935.

Before Fame

His father was president of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company, but killed himself jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, thus sinking the family fortune.

Trivia

He was a devout anti-communist, and he appeared as a friendly witness in front of the House Un-American Activities.

Family Life

His daughter Elizabeth Montgomery played Samantha Stephens on Bewitched.

Associated With

He gave advice to Dwight Eisenhower on how to look more presentable on TV.



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