Robert Douglas

Actor, Director
For someone whose specialty was playing genteel Brits, it's hard to imagine that Robert Douglas counted Hollywood playboy Errol Flynn as one of his closest friends. The Englishman managed to balance his pursuit of ... Read more »
Born: 11/09/1909 in Bletchley, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (27)

Bench Warmers 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Arli$$ 1996 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Maverick 1955 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Secret Ceremony 1968 (Movie)

Sir Alex Gordon (Actor)

The Young Philadelphians 1958 (Movie)

Morton Stearnes (Actor)

Helen of Troy 1956 (Movie)

Agamemnon (Actor)

Good Morning, Miss Dove 1955 (Movie)

Mr Porter (Actor)

The Scarlet Coat 1955 (Movie)

Benedict Arnold (Actor)

The Virgin Queen 1955 (Movie)

Sir Hatton (Actor)

King Richard and the Crusaders 1954 (Movie)

Sir Giles Amaury (Actor)

Saskatchewan 1954 (Movie)

Inspector Benton (Actor)

Fair Wind to Java 1953 (Movie)

St Ebenezer/Pulo Besar (Actor)

Flight to Tangier 1953 (Movie)

Danzar (Actor)

The Desert Rats 1953 (Movie)

General (Actor)

The Prisoner of Zenda 1952 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kim 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thunder on the Hill 1951 (Movie)

Dr Jeffreys (Actor)

The Flame and the Arrow 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Fountainhead 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Barricade (Movie)

Aubry Milburn (Actor)

Centennial (TV Show)

Actor

Ivanhoe (Movie)

Sir Hugh de Bracy (Actor)

Mystery Submarine (Movie)

Cmdr. von Molter (Actor)

Over the Moon (TV Show)

Actor

The Adventures of Don Juan (Movie)

Duke de Lorca (Actor)

The Questor Tapes (TV Show)

Actor
Director (19)

Dan August 1955 - 1986 (Tv Show)

Director

The F.B.I. 1955 - 1986 (Tv Show)

Director

The Roaring Twenties 1955 - 1986 (Tv Show)

Director

Trapper John, M.D. 1955 - 1986 (Tv Show)

Director

77 Sunset Strip 1955 - 1968, 1972 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1955 - 1968, 1974 - 1977, 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Baretta 1955 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Barnaby Jones 1955 - 1968, 1972 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Big Hawaii 1955 - 1968, 1972 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

City of Angels 1960 - 1962, 1965 - 1968, 1974 - 1977, 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Hawaiian Eye 1955 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Hunter 1957 - 1963, 1965 - 1968, 1974 - 1977, 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Lost in Space 1960 - 1962, 1965 - 1968, 1974 - 1977, 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Medical Center 1955 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Nobody's Perfect 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Shazam! 1974 - 1977, 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Surfside 6 1960 - 1962, 1965 - 1967, 1974 - 1977, 1979 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

The Fugitive 1955 - 1968, 1972 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

The Man From Atlantis (TV Show)

Director
Editor (11)

Dag 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

On-Line Editor

Tortilla Soup 2001 (Movie)

(Complete Post/digital post-production provider) (On-Line Editor)

Will & Grace 1955 - 1986, 1998 - 2000 (Tv Show)

On-Line Editor

Night Stand With Dick Dietrick 1995 - 1997 (TV Show)

Editor

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

On-Line Editor

Muppets Tonight 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Editor

All-New Return of TV Censored Bloopers 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Editor

One Child -- One Voice 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Editor

Cher... At the Mirage 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Editor

Riders in the Sky (TV Show)

Editor
Camera, Film, & Tape (2)

An All Star Word From Our Sponsor 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Video

The American Music Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Video
Sound (1)

Cheers 1982 - 1993 (TV Show)

Sound Mixer
Visual Effects & Animation (1)

Mr. Payback 1995 (Movie)

compositing(The Post Group) (Visual Effects)
Art Department (1)

101 Dalmatians 1996 (Movie)

prop dressing crew (Props)
Other (1)

Psycho Beach Party 2000 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Biography

For someone whose specialty was playing genteel Brits, it's hard to imagine that Robert Douglas counted Hollywood playboy Errol Flynn as one of his closest friends. The Englishman managed to balance his pursuit of producing, acting, and directing plays, starting at the age of 23. Around the time Douglas was making his motion picture debut in the 1931 U.K. comedy "Dr. Josser, K.C.", he was also appearing in live theater alongside Jessica Tandy on Broadway and working with Laurence Olivier in London's West End. While serving as a World War II Royal Air Force pilot up through 1946, the proper Brit went Hollywood after getting signed to a Warner Brothers contract. Douglas's usual fate was that of a scowling villain, going up against a number of heroic types including Flynn ("The Adventures of Don Juan"), Burt Lancaster ("The Flame and the Arrow", and Stewart Granger ("The Prisoner of Zenda"). His favorite role during this time was as Ellsworth M. Toohey in the dense 1949 adaptation of Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead". Through the 1950s, Douglas continued acting in notable features including "Ivanhoe", "Saskatchewan", and "The Young Philadelphians". With the onset of the 1960s, his focus was primarily on directing numerous crime and medical dramas that included "Adam-12", "Baretta", "Trapper John, M.D.", and "The Streets of San Francisco".

Relationships

Suzanne Douglas

Wife

Lucinda Douglas

Daughter

Giles Douglas

Son

Dorothy Hyson

Wife

Milestones

1964

First film as director "Night train to Paris"

1927

First role on London stage

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