Robert Smith (American actor)

Robert Cecil Smith (December 15, 1912 in Brooklyn – June 26, 2001 in Brooklyn) was an American actor of the stage, television, and film. He began his career as a teenager, making his first appearance in the 1927 film Baby Brother. He went on to have an active career playing mid-sized character roles in films during the 1930s and 1940s.

Robert Smith
Born(1912-12-15)December 15, 1912
DiedJune 26, 2001(2001-06-26) (aged 88)
Years active1927–1949

Smith was also active appearing in stage plays and musicals throughout the United States. He made his Broadway debut in the 1934 play Lost Horizons. His other Broadway credits include You Never Know (1938), One for the Money (1939), Two for the Show (1940), Gramercy Ghost (1951), The Girl in Pink Tights (1954), and the role of Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside in Auntie Mame opposite Rosalind Russell in the title role.

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