Gender
Male
Born
Sep 09, 1923
La Jolla, California, USA
Died
Sep 10, 2011
Stony Brook, New York, USA
Performer
Relations
Husband of
Cynthia Stone Lemmon (1957 - 1959) divorced
Husband of
Dina Merrill (1966 - 1986) divorced
Comments
Biography: Clifford Parker "Cliff" Robertson III was born on September 9, 1923 in La Jolla, California to Clifford Parker Robertson II and Audrey Winningham. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II. He attended Antioch College, and then dropped out to work as a journalist. He was a life member of The Actors Studio. He married actress Cynthia Stone in 1957, with whom he had a daughter. He then married actress Dina Merrill, with whom he had a daughter.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Spider-Man," "Spider-Man 2," "Spider-Man 3," "Escape from L.A.," "Three Days of the Condor," "Renaissance Man," "Class," "633 Squadron," and "Midway." Television credits include: "Saturday Night Live," "The Twilight Zone," "Batman," "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "The Outer Limits," "Falcon Crest," "Wagon Train," and "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."

Other Awards: Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "Charly" in 1969. Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama for "Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre" in 1966. Received a star on the Walk of Fame in 1986.

Trivia:
He was a certified pilot and member of the Experimental Aircraft Association. He co-founded the Young Eagles Program with Tom Poberezny, EAA president.
Love Letters (Oct 31, 1989 - Jan 21, 1990)
  • Performer: Cliff Robertson
    • Andrew Makepiece Ladd III - Replacement (Jan 16, 1990 - Jan 21, 1990)
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Orpheus Descending (Mar 21, 1957 - May 18, 1957)
  • Performer: Cliff Robertson [Val Xavier]
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Mar 24, 1955 - Nov 17, 1956)
  • Understudy: Cliff Robertson [Brick]
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The Wisteria Trees (Feb 02, 1955 - Feb 13, 1955)
  • Performer: Cliff Robertson [Peter Whitfield]
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Late Love (Oct 13, 1953 - Jan 02, 1954)
  • Performer: Cliff Robertson [Matthew Anderson]
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1957 | Recipient  | Orpheus Descending
Performer: Cliff Robertson

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