Robert Webber

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Age: 89
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, USA

Over his 40-year career as one of Hollywood's veteran character actors, Robert Webber always marked his spot by playing all types of roles and was not stereotyped into playing just one kind of character. Sometimes he even got to play a leading role (see Hysteria (1965)). Webber first started out in small stage shows and a few Broadway plays and served a stint in the army before he landed the role of Juror 12 in 12 Angry Men (1957). He was also known for numerous war films, playing Lee Marvin's general in The Dirty Dozen (1967) or as real-life Admiral Frank J. Fletcher in Midway (1976). Webber's other best known movies include The Great White Hope (1970), Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), 10 (1979) (as composer Dudley Moore's lyricist partner), Private Benjamin (1980), Wild Geese II (1985) and co-starring with Richard Dreyfuss and Barbra Streisand as prosecutor Francis McMillian in Nuts (1987). In 1989 he died of Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in Malibu, California, shortly after completing the 1988 TV production Something Is Out There (1988) (TV). He bore a resemblance to character actor Kevin McCarthy.

 
Movie Character Year
Mswbmpecmv7npktbmcpyugzfqfh 12 Angry Men Juror 12 1957
4bqw9k8fkimpvab65lomnqpwh7z The Sandpiper Ward Hendricks 1965
34n9nzkfyjmc3ca6ddqptlggcio Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round Milo Stewart 1966
Zgjlpd997vg27z5oqlkhv3gnh4k Every Man Is My Enemy 1967
2pkazvy2f2ghrfqyerq8qwiq0au The Dirty Dozen General Denton 1967
Ysqahnvvd8bkbhn1rg69fjctesk Midway Admiral Jack Fletcher 1976
R1qsfovisq1xwm52qapfhe03h6m Revenge of the Pink Panther Philippe Douvier 1978
Foqsyupfunujokjcygaaj4ynx1b 10 Hugh 1979
Alpps8lwnfljydjh8by57dwmsx5 Wrong Is Right Harvey 1982
Cbawipdbegyf58hc3fxhuhdgedb Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land Felix 1983
5k5d7gqopjmzq68k7z82bvlb3xm Wild Geese II Robert McCann 1985
Oh33zhvvpn4s1fgo1sziplldvky Assassin Calvin Lantz 1986