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Robert Wagner

Actor Robert Wagner

Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: The American actor achieved his greatest success as the star of a number of successful TV shows including It Takes a Thief, Switch and Hart to Hart with Stephanie Powers.

He also had a long film career appearing such wide-ranging films as The Broken Lance (1951) with Spencer Tracey, The Pink Panther (1963), The Towering Inferno (1974) and from the 1990s in the Austin Powers film trilogy opposite Mike Myers.

Wagner is also known for his controversial relationship with actress Natalie Wood; the pair were twice married. In 1981 Wood drowned under mysterious circumstances off their yacht.

Born: February 10, 1930
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Age: 91 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 1957-12-28 "Rebel Without A Cause" actress Natalie Wood (19) weds actor Robert Wagner (27) at Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona

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