Robert Taylor

Shop by the Stars aisle featuring Robert Taylor (1911-1969) vintage movie cards, still photos, ephemera, and other collectibles. Filley, NE born star signed with MGM, made his film debut in 1934, and was star of The Magnificent Obsession in 1935. Sturdy, handsome leading man was a movie star for the rest of his life. Married twice, both times to actresses, Barbara Stanwyck from 1939 until their 1952 divorce, and then to German-born Ursula Thiess from 1954 until his death. Some of Robert Taylor's most popular film roles include Camille (1936) opposite Greta Garbo, Waterloo Bridge (1940) with Vivien Leigh, Johnny Eager (1941) with Lana Turner, leading the trail in William Wellman's Westward the Women (1951), leading role in the epic Quo Vadis (1951), with Stewart Granger in gritty Western The Last Hunt (1956), and with Cyd Charisse in Party Girl (1958). A more varied career than you'd think at first glance with several lesser-known gems worth seeking out.

Birthday: August 5