Robert Mitchum

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Robert Charles Durman Mitchum was an American actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer. Mitchum rose to prominence for starring roles in several classic film noirs, and his acting is generally considered a forerunner of the antiheroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s. His best-known films include Out of the Past (1947), The... read more

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum was an American actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer. Mitchum rose to prominence for starring roles in several classic film noirs, and his acting is generally considered a forerunner of the antiheroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s. His best-known films include Out of the Past (1947), The Night of the Hunter (1955), Cape Fear (1962), and El Dorado (1966). Mitchum was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Story of G.I. Joe (1945). He is also known for his television role as U.S. Navy Captain Victor “Pug” Henry in the epic two-part miniseries The Winds of War (1983) and sequel War and Remembrance (1988).

Birth Name

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum

Born

Monday, 06 August 1917

Died

Tuesday, 01 July 1997

Actor Filmography

A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (archive footage) 2011
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Bored to Death Robert Mitchum 2009
Pulp Cinema Himself (archive footage) 2001
Chop Suey Himself (archive footage) 2001
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend Himself 2000
Grass Himself (archive footage) 1999
The Century: America's Time Himself - Interviewee 1999
James Dean: Race with Destiny George Stevens 1997
Dead Man John Dickinson 1995
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Actor Filmography

A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (archive footage) 2011
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Bored to Death Robert Mitchum 2009
Pulp Cinema Himself (archive footage) 2001
Chop Suey Himself (archive footage) 2001
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend Himself 2000
Grass Himself (archive footage) 1999
The Century: America's Time Himself - Interviewee 1999
James Dean: Race with Destiny George Stevens 1997
Dead Man John Dickinson 1995
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick Himself 1995
The Marshal Frank MacBride 1995
Backfire! Marshal Marc Marshall 1995
Woman Of Desire Walter J. Hill 1994
La Classe Américaine Yves 1993
Tombstone Narrator 1993
African Skies Sam Dutton 1992
Cape Fear Lieutenant Elgart 1991
Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Himself 1991
Berkeley In The Sixties Himself (archive footage) 1991
Midnight Ride Dr. Hardy 1990
Présumé dangereux Prof. Forrester 1990
A Family for Joe Joe Whitaker 1990
A Family For Joe Joe "Grandpa" Whitaker-Bankston 1990
Brotherhood of the Rose John Eliot 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Himself - Guest 1989
Jake Spanner, Private Eye Jake Spanner 1989
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Himself - Host 1989
Scrooged Preston Rhinelander 1988
War and Remembrance Victor 'Pug' Henry 1988
Mr. North Mr. Bosworth 1988
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story Himself 1987
Thompson's Last Run Johnny Thompson 1986
North and South, Book I Patrick Flynn 1985
Promises to Keep Jack Palmer 1985
The Equalizer Richard Dyson 1985
Reunion at Fairborough Carl Hostrup 1985
The Hearst and Davies Affair William Randolph Hearst 1985
Maria's Lovers Ivan's Father 1984
The Ambassador Peter Hacker 1984
A Killer in the Family Gary Tison 1983
The Winds of War Victor 'Pug' Henry 1983
That Championship Season Coach Delaney 1983
Showbiz Goes To War (archive footage) 1982
One Shoe Makes It Murder Harold Shillman 1982
Nightkill Rodriguez 1980
Agency Ted Quinn 1980
Breakthrough Col. Rogers 1979
Matilda Duke Parkhurst 1978
The Big Sleep Philip Marlowe 1978
The Amsterdam Kill Larry Quinlan 1977
The Last Tycoon Pat Brady 1976
Midway Admiral William F. Halsey 1976
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host / Various 1975
Farewell, My Lovely Philip Marlowe 1975
The Jim Stafford Show Himself - Guest 1975
The Yakuza Harry Kilmer 1974
The Friends Of Eddie Coyle Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle 1973
The Wrath Of God Father Oliver Van Horne 1972
Going Home Harry K. Graham 1971
Parkinson Himself - Guest 1971
Ryan's Daughter Charles 1970
A Movable Scene Narrator (voice) 1970
Young Billy Young Deputy Ben Kane 1969
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys Flagg 1969
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
Secret Ceremony Albert 1968
5 Card Stud Reverend Jonathan Rudd 1968
Anzio Dick Ennis (war correspondent, International Press) 1968
Villa Rides Lee Arnold 1968
The Way West Dick Summers 1967
El Dorado El Dorado Sheriff J.P. Harrah 1966
ABC Stage 67 Himself 1966
Mister Moses Joe Moses 1965
What a Way to Go! Rod Anderson, Jr. 1964
The Winston Affair Lt. Col. Barney Adams 1964
Rampage Harry Stanton 1963
The List of Adrian Messenger Slattery 1963
Marilyn 1963
Two for the Seesaw Jerry Ryan 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Longest Day Brig. Gen. Norman Cota 1962
Cape Fear Max Cady 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Guest 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Himself - Guest Host 1961
The Last Time I Saw Archie Archie Hall 1961
The Grass Is Greener Charles Delacro 1960
The Sundowners Paddy Carmody 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
The Night Fighters Dermot O'Neill 1960
Home From The Hill Captain Wade Hunnicutt 1960
The Wonderful Country Martin Brady 1959
The Angry Hills Mike Morrison 1959
The Hunters Major Cleve Saville 1958
Thunder Road Lucas Doolin 1958
The Enemy Below Capt. Murrell 1957
The Frank Sinatra Show Himself - Guest 1957
Fire Down Below Felix Bowers 1957
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison Cpl. Allison, USMC 1957
Bandido! Wilson 1956
Foreign Intrigue Dave Bishop 1956
Man with the Gun Clint Tollinger 1955
The Night Of The Hunter Harry Powell 1955
Not as a Stranger Lucas Marsh 1955
Track of the Cat Curt Bridges 1954
Climax! Himself 1954
The Jimmy Durante Show Himself - Guest 1954
Stage Show Himself 1954
River of No Return Matt Calder 1954
She Couldn't Say No Doctor Robert Sellers 1954
Second Chance Russ Lambert 1953
White Witch Doctor John 'Lonni' Douglas 1953
Angel Face Frank Jessup 1953
The Lusty Men Jeff McCloud 1952
One Minute to Zero Col. Steve Janowski 1952
Macao Nick Cochran 1952
The Racket Captain Thomas McQuigg 1951
His Kind Of Woman Dan Milner 1951
My Forbidden Past Dr. Mark Lucas 1951
Where Danger Lives Jeff Cameron 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Holiday Affair Steve Mason 1949
The Big Steal Lt. Duke Halliday 1949
The Red Pony Billy Buck 1949
Blood On The Moon Jim Garry 1948
Rachel and the Stranger Jim 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself, Himself - Guest, Harry Powell 1948
Out of the Past Jeff 1947
Desire Me Paul Aubert 1947
Crossfire Sgt. Felix Keeley 1947
Pursued Jeb Rand 1947
The Locket Norman Clyde 1946
Undercurrent Michael Garroway 1946
Till the End of Time William Tabeshaw 1946
West of the Pecos Pecos Smith 1945
Story of G.I. Joe Lieutenant Walker 1945
Nevada Jim Lacy aka Nevada (as Bob Mitchum) 1944
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo Bob Gray 1944
Girl Rush Jimmy Smith 1944
When Strangers Marry Fred Graham 1944
Mr. Winkle Goes to War Corporal (uncredited) 1944
Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore CPO Jeff Daniels 1944
'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders Pig-Iron 1943
Riders of the Deadline Nick Drago (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Cry 'Havoc' Dying Soldier - 'I'm All Right' (uncredited) 1943
The Dancing Masters Mickey Halligan (uncredited) 1943
Minesweeper Seaman Chuck Ryan 1943
False Colors Rip Austin (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Doughboys in Ireland Ernie Jones (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Bar 20 Richard Adams (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Corvette K-225 Sheppard 1943
We've Never Been Licked Panhandle Mitchell (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Beyond the Last Frontier Trigger Dolan (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
The Lone Star Trail Ben Slocum (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Colt Comrades Dirk Mason (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Leather Burners Henchman Randall (uncredited) 1943
Border Patrol Quinn (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Follow the Band Tate Winters (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
Aerial Gunner Sgt. Benson (uncredited) 1943
Hoppy Serves A Writ Rigney (as Bob Mitchum) 1943
The Human Comedy Quentin 'Horse' Gilford (uncredited) 1943

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Producer Filmography

1946 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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