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Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum
Photo: National Archives of Norway / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 4.0

Birth Date

August 6, 1917


July 1, 1997


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

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6 ft 0 in | 183 cm


82 kg | 181 lbs

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Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, on August 6, 1917, was an American actor.

Young Robert Mitchum first started his career as a professional boxer and a screen writer.

He made big screen debut in short film The Magic of Make-up (1942) in role as Model.

He got his television debut in thriller movie One Shoe Makes It Murder (1982) in role as Harold Shillman.

Robert's breakthrough performance came as Lt. Walker in war film The Story of G.I. Joe (1945).

Robert Mitchum Height and Weight

How tall was Robert Mitchum and what was his weight? Robert Mitchum's height was 6' 0" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 183 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 181 іn pоunds or 82 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Lt. Walker in war film The Story of G.I. Joe (1945).

He was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Cpl. Allison, USMC in war action movie Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957).

He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Action Star for his role as Capt. Murrell in war film The Enemy Below (1957).

He won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Dramatic Performance for his role as Captain Wade Hunnicutt in drama film Home from the Hill (1960).

He won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his role as Paddy Carmody in comedy drama movie The Sundowners (1960).

He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Action Performance for his role as Brig. Gen. Norman Cota in epic war film The Longest Day (1962).

The Night of the Hunter (1955) thriller opposite Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish

Out of the Past (1947) noir crime with Kirk Douglas and Jane Greer

Cape Fear (1962) noir psychological thriller opposite Gregory Peck and Polly Bergen

El Dorado (1966) Western with John Wayne and James Caan

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) neo-noir crime opposite Peter Boyle and Richard Jordan

Scrooged (1988) fantasy comedy with Bill Murray and Alfre Woodard

Angel Face (1952) noir crime opposite Jean Simmons and Mona Freeman

Crossfire (1947) drama with Robert Young and Robert Ryan

Farewell, My Lovely (1975) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Charlotte Rampling and Sylvester Stallone

The Yakuza (1974) crime action with Ken Takakura and Brian Keith

Best TV Shows

He played Victor "Pug" Henry in war miniseries The Winds of War (1983) and War and Remembrance (1988).

North and South (1985) ABC miniseries in role as Patrick Flynn

A Family for Joe (1990) NBC sitcom in role as Joe Whitaker

African Skies (1992) adventure drama series in role as Sam Dutton


Attended Haaren High School.

Had Scots-Irish and Norwegian ancestry.

He released two albums: Calypso – is like so ... (1957) and That Man Robert Mitchum ... Sings (1967).

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard in 1984.

He served in the United States Army during World War II.

He won the National Board of Review, USA Career Achievement Award in 1991.

He won the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1992.

He also played the saxophone and wrote poetry.

Robert died on July 1, 1997, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 79.


He was married to Dorothy Spence (1940-1997) they had two sons: James, Christopher and one daughter, Trini.


He was in relationship with Sarah Miles (1970).

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