Robert Vaughn

Robert Vaughn

American actor (1932-2016)
Robert Francis Vaughn was an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work.Wikipedia
BornNovember 22, 1932
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$10 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseLinda Staab (m 1974 - 2016)
ChildrenCaitlin Vaughn , Cassidy Vaughn
ParentsMarcella Frances Gaudel , Walter Vaughn
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Actor Robert Vaughn dies at 83

The actor Robert Vaughn, best known for playing the suave Napoleon Solo in 1960s television spy series, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” and the last surviving actor from the original “Magnificent Seven” movie, died on Friday from leukemia. Vaughn’s manager Matthew Sullivan said the 83-year-old actor died in hospital surrounded by his wife Linda Staab and two children, Cassidy and Caitlin. He had been receiving treatment for acute leukemia, Sullivan said. What did he star in? #NCIS’ David McCallum Responds to #TheManFromUNCLE Co-Star’s Death: “I Am Utterly Devastated” https://t.co/0hrIcg7D1r pic.twitter.com/xt9FaRvh33— TVLine.com (@TVLine) November 11, 2016 New York-born Vaughn starred with David McCallum in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” a tongue-in-cheek drama about battling world evil that was inspired by the James Bond books and movies. “Robert and I worked together for many years and losing him is like losing a part of me,” McCallum said in a statement to TVLine.com on Friday. The 1964-68 series gave way to a number of spinoff movies including “One Spy Too Many” and “One of Our Spies is Missing” that also starred the two actors. Film career Vaughn appeared in more than 200 movies and TV shows over his 60-year career, including the 1960 movie “The Magnificent Seven”, alongside Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen. He was the last survivor of the movie’s original seven lead actors. Other movies included “Bullitt” in 1968, again with McQueen, and “The Young Philadelphians” in 1959, for which he received a supporting actor Oscar nomination. Television career On television, Vaughn appeared in numerous shows, including “The A-Team,” a 1998 TV version of “The Magnificent Seven,” and, in 2012, as a character in the long-running British soap opera, “Coronation Street.” Steve McQueen, 1980 Yul Brynner, 1985 James Coburn, 2002 Brad Dexter, 2002 Horst Buchholz, 2003 Charles Bronson, 2003 Robert Vaughn, 2016 pic.twitter.com/A7OaPeggYQ— The Pixel Factor (@ThePixelFactor) 11 novembre 2016 Tributes Sorry to hear the news about Robert Vaughn.— Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) November 11, 2016 Former British James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore was among those mourning his passing, tweeting “Sorry to hear the news about Robert Vaughn.” Oh no. Robert Vaughn, such a fine actor, one of the best Columbo villains (no higher praise than that) & an utterly charming man, has died.— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) November 11, 2016 British actor Stephen Fry said on Twitter that Vaughn was “such a fine actor, one of the best Columbo villains (no higher praise than that) and utterly charming man.” Sad to hear The Man From UNCLE has died. #RobertVaughn pic.twitter.com/ShVDAERmP2— Jeremy Vine (@theJeremyVine) 11 novembre 2016 In tweets Steve McQueen, 1980 Yul Brynner, 1985 James Coburn, 2002 Brad Dexter, 2002 Horst Buchholz, 2003 Charles Bronson, 2003 Robert Vaughn, 2016 pic.twitter.com/A7OaPeggYQ— The Pixel Factor (@ThePixelFactor) November 11, 2016 Oh no! Sad to hear Robert Vaughn has died. A fine talent and two-time #Columbo guest star. https://t.co/dj57Wgn58s pic.twitter.com/Ql7TRuVIVo— Lieutenant Columbo (@columbophile) November 11, 2016 BULLIT-1968-MI PELICULA-DIRIGIDA POR PETER YATES STEVE MC QUEEN-JACQUELINE BISSET-ROBERT VAUGHN pic.twitter.com/tTd1JdVFq4— ARTURO (@NovilloArturo) September 12, 2016 Sad news about the passing of Robert Vaughn. His death in Towering Inferno never fails to traumatise me each and every time I watch it. pic.twitter.com/HwxfzZDyko— Paul Hamilton (@_PaulHamilton) November 11, 2016
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1970British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorBullittNominated
1966Golden GlobeActor in a Television SeriesThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.Nominated
1965Golden GlobeActor in a Television SeriesThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.Nominated
1960Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe Young PhiladelphiansNominated
1960Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Young PhiladelphiansNominated