Robert Gist

Robert Gist was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Gist kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947), "A Dangerous Profession" (1949) ... Read more »
Born: 06/16/1924

Filmography

Actor (11)

Jack the Giant Killer 1961 (Movie)

Scottish Captain (Actor)

Blueprint For Robbery 1960 (Movie)

Chips McGann (Actor)

Operation Petticoat 1959 (Movie)

Watson (Actor)

Al Capone 1958 (Movie)

O'Bannion (Actor)

The F.B.I. Story 1958 (Movie)

Medicine Salesman (Actor)

The Naked and the Dead 1958 (Movie)

Red (Actor)

D-Day the Sixth of June 1956 (Movie)

Dan Stenick (Actor)

Angel Face 1953 (Movie)

Miller (Actor)

The Band Wagon 1953 (Movie)

Hal Benton (Actor)

Strangers On a Train 1951 (Movie)

Hennessey (Actor)

The Jackpot 1950 (Movie)

Pete Spooner (Actor)
Director (9)

Hawaii Five-O 1958 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Director

Mission: Impossible 1958 - 1973 (Tv Show)

Director

The Dick Powell Show 1958 - 1973 (Tv Show)

Director

The Untouchables 1958 - 1973 (Tv Show)

Director

Star Trek 1967 (Tv Show)

Director

An American Dream 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

Ben Casey 1958 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

Route 66 1958 - 1964 (Tv Show)

Director

Peter Gunn 1958 - 1961 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Robert Gist was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Gist kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947), "A Dangerous Profession" (1949) and the James Stewart dramatic biopic "The Stratton Story" (1949). He also appeared in "Scene of the Crime" (1949), the Scott Brady drama "I Was a Shoplifter" (1950) and the comedy "The Jackpot" (1950) with James Stewart. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the Fred Astaire adaptation "The Band Wagon" (1953), "D-Day the Sixth of June" (1956) and the dramatic adaptation "The Naked and the Dead" (1958) with Aldo Ray. He also appeared in "The F.B.I. Story" (1959). Shifting to the small screen in more recent years, Gist directed a number of television programs, including "The Untouchables" (1959-1963), "Ben Casey" (ABC, 1961-66) and "The Dick Powell Show" (NBC, 1961-63). In addition to his directing, Gist also appeared on-screen in "Jack the Giant Killer" (1962). Gist more recently directed "Hell Town" (NBC, 1985-86). Gist was married to Agnes Moorehead.

Relationships

Agnes Moorehead Actor

Wife
Married Feb. 14, 1953 Divorced March 11, 1958

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