Robert Parrish

Director, Editor, Actor
Child actor from the late 1920s who appeared in a number of John Ford films before he was enlisted by the director as an assistant editor and sound editor on such classics as "Drums Along the Mowhawk" (1929) and "The ... Read more »
Born: 01/03/1916 in Columbus, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Director (16)

Mississippi Blues 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

The Destructors 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

A Town Called Hell 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Doppelganger 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Duffy 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Casino Royale 1967 (Movie)

(Director)

The Bobo 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

In the French Style 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Saddle the Wind 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

The Wonderful Country 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

Fire Down Below 1957 (Movie)

(Director)

Lucy Gallant 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

The Purple Plain 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

Cry Danger (Movie)

(Director)

My Pal Gus (Movie)

(Director)

The San Francisco Story (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (13)

Friday Night Lights 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Cinema 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Men Without Women 1929 (Movie)

(Actor)

Up the River 1929 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blue Bayou (TV Show)

Actor

Doctor Bull (Movie)

(Actor)

Dramatic School (Movie)

(Actor)

Four Sons (Movie)

Joseph's son (Actor)

Judge Priest (Movie)

(Actor)

Mother Machree (Movie)

Child (Actor)

Thrill of a Lifetime (Movie)

(Actor)

Whole Town's Talking (Movie)

(Actor)
Editor (4)

Caught 1949 (Movie)

(Editor)

Body and Soul 1947 (Movie)

(Editor)

A Double Life (Movie)

(Editor)

No Minor Vices (Movie)

(Editor)
Engineering, Electrical, & Grips (1)

The Last of the Mohicans 1992 (Movie)

(Grip)
Producer (1)

In the French Style 1962 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Child actor from the late 1920s who appeared in a number of John Ford films before he was enlisted by the director as an assistant editor and sound editor on such classics as "Drums Along the Mowhawk" (1929) and "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940). Parrish went on to contribute his technical talents to a host of highly regarded films and made a promising directorial debut in 1951 with the gripping revenge melodrama, "Cry Danger". His subsequent ouput met with varying success. Son of actress Laura Parrish and brother of actress Helen Parrish.

Relationships

Kathleen Bottijilso

Daughter
survived him

Kathleen Parrish

Wife
survived him

Laura Parrish

Mother

Peter Parrish

Son
survived him

Helen Parrish

Sister
deceased

Milestones

1983

Co-directed last film with Bertrand Tavernier, "Mississippi Blues"

1967

One of the five directors of "Casino Royale"

1951

Film directorial debut, "Cry Danger"

1947

First credit as feature film editor "Body and Soul"

1939

First credit as sound editor, "Young Mr. Lincoln"

1936

Debut as assistant editor, "Mary of Scotland"

1928

Film acting debut in John Ford's "Four Sons"

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