Robert Cummings

Robert Cummings
1908 - 1990

Robert Cummings  American Actor


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Robert Cummings passed away on 12th Dec 1990 aged 82.


Robert Cummings was previously married to Martha Burzynski (1989 - 1990), Regina Fong (1971 - 1988), Mary Elliott (1945 - 1970), Vivi Janiss (1935 - 1943) and Emma Myers Cummings (1931 - 1933).


American Actor Robert Cummings passed away on 12th Dec 1990 Woodland Hills, California aged 82. Born Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings on 10th June, 1908 in Joplin, Missouri and educated at Joplin High School, Joplin, Missouri, Robert Cummings is most remembered for Hitchcock films Saboteur and Dial M for Murder, in addition to numerous comic performance roles in a career that spanned 1931–1990. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Robert Cummings was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Doris Day in Lucky Me (1954), Hedy Lamarr in Let's Live a Little (1948) and Priscilla Lane in Saboteur (1942).

Robert Cummings is a member of the following lists: Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering alumni, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners and American male radio actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married5 27 years, 9 months 12 years, 3 months 3 years, 11 months
Total5 27 years, 9 months 12 years, 3 months 3 years, 11 months


First Name Robert
Middle Name Clarence Robert Orville
Last Name Cummings
Full Name at Birth Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th June, 1908
Birthplace Joplin, Missouri
Died 12th December, 1990
Place of Death Woodland Hills, California
Cause of Death Kidney Failure
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Joplin High School, Joplin, Missouri
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Hitchcock films Saboteur and Dial M for Murder, in addition to numerous comic performance roles
Year(s) Active 1931–1990
Father Dr. Charles Clarence Cummings
Mother Ruth Annabelle Kraft

Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings (June 9, 1910 – December 2, 1990) was an American film and television actor known mainly for his roles in comedy films such as The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) and Princess O'Rourke (1943), but was also effective in dramatic films, especially two of Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, Saboteur (1942) and Dial M for Murder (1954). Cummings received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Single Performance in 1955. In 1960, he received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for motion pictures and television.

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Robert Cummings82 GeminiActor
Martha Burzynski-
Regina Fong-
Mary Elliott82 ScorpioActress
Vivi Janiss77 Gemini
Emma Myers Cummings-


Three on a Date1978Cab Driver (as Bob Cummings)TV Movie
The Love Boat1977Eliott SmithTV Show
The Great American Beauty Contest1973Dan Carson (as Bob Cummings)TV Movie
Partners in Crime1973Ralph ElsworthTV Movie
Arnie1970HollingsworthTV Show
Gidget Grows Up1969Russ LawrenceTV Movie
Love, American Style1969Walding (segment "Love and the Secret Spouse"), Grandpa (segment "Love and the Second Time"), Bert Palmer (segment "Love and the Pill")TV Show
Here Come the Brides1968Jack CrosseTV Show
Here's Lucy1968Bob CollinsTV Show
The Flying Nun1967Father Walter LarsonTV Show
Five Golden Dragons1967Bob MitchellMovie
Stagecoach1966Henry GatewoodMovie
Promise Her Anything1965Dr. Philip Brock (as Bob Cummings)Movie
Green Acres1965Mort WarnerTV Show
The Carpetbaggers1964Dan Pierce (as Bob Cummings)Movie
What a Way to Go!1964Dr. Victor Stephanson (as Bob Cummings)Movie
Bewitched1964Roland BerkleyTV Show
My Living Doll1964Dr. Robert McDonaldTV Show
Beach Party1963Professor Sutwell (as Bob Cummings)Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Robert Silbey, Harvey HinesTV Show
The Great Adventure1963Dr. Benjamin WaterhouseTV Show
My Geisha1962Bob MooreMovie
The Bob Cummings Show1961Bob CarsonTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961J.F. KellyTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961AlabamaTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Capt. James EmbryTV Show
Playhouse 901956Colonel CulverTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Lt. Charles GatewoodTV Show
How to Be Very, Very Popular1955Fillmore 'Wedge' WedgewoodMovie
The Bob Cummings Show1955Bob CollinsTV Show
Dial M for Murder1954Mark HallidayMovie
Lucky Me1954Dick CarsonMovie
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Host, Narrator, HimselfTV Show
Justice1954TV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Jeff ClarkTV Show
Best Foot Forward1954Jack HaggertyTV Movie
Max Liebman Spectaculars1954TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Russ BakerTV Show
Marry Me Again1953BillMovie
The First Time1952Joe BennetMovie
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952TV Show
My Hero1952Robert Beanblossom, Bob Beanblossom, Robert S. BeanblossomTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951Spencer O. SpencerTV Show
The Barefoot Mailman1951Sylvanus HurleyMovie
For Heaven's Sake1950Jeff BoltonMovie
Paid in Full1950Bill PrenticeMovie
The Petty Girl1950George Petty aka Andrew 'Andy' TappMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950FarleyTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
Somerset Maugham TV Theatre1950TV Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show1950Bob CollinsTV Show
Sure As Fate1950TV Show
Reign of Terror1949Charles D'AubignyMovie
Tell It to the Judge1949Peter B. 'Pete' WebbMovie
The Accused1949Warren FordMovie
Free for All1949Christopher ParkerMovie
Sleep, My Love1948Bruce ElcottMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948George Lumley, Juror #8TV Show
Let's Live a Little1948Duke CrawfordMovie
Heaven Only Knows1947Michael, aka MikeMovie
The Lost Moment1947Lewis VenableMovie
The Bride Wore Boots1946Jeff WarrenMovie
The Chase1946Chuck ScottMovie
You Came Along1945Maj. Bob CollinsMovie
Flesh and Fantasy1943Michael (Episode 1)Movie
Forever and a Day1943Ned TrimbleMovie
Princess O'Rourke1943Eddie O'RourkeMovie
Kings Row1942Parris MitchellMovie
Between Us Girls1942Jimmy BlakeMovie
It Started with Eve1941Jonathan 'Johnny' Reynolds Jr.Movie
Moon Over Miami1941Jeffrey BoultonMovie
The Devil and Miss Jones1941JoeMovie
Free and Easy1941Max ClemingtonMovie
One Night in the Tropics1940Steve HarperMovie
Spring Parade1940Corporal Harry MartenMovie
And One Was Beautiful1940Ridley CraneMovie
Private Affairs1940Jimmy NolanMovie
Charlie McCarthy, Detective1939Scotty HamiltonMovie
Three Smart Girls Grow Up1939Harry LorenMovie
Everything Happens at Night1939Ken MorganMovie
Rio1939Bill GregoryMovie
The Under-Pup1939Dennis KingMovie
College Swing1938Radio AnnouncerMovie
The Texans1938Alan SanfordMovie
You and Me1938JimMovie
I Stand Accused1938Frederick A. DavisMovie
Touchdown, Army1938Cadet Jimmy HowalMovie
Souls at Sea1937George MartinMovie
Wells Fargo1937Dan Trimball - ProspectorMovie
Sophie Lang Goes West1937Curley GriffinMovie
The Last Train from Madrid1937Juan RamosMovie
Hollywood Boulevard1936Jay WallaceMovie
Border Flight1936Lt. Bob DixonMovie
Desert Gold1936Fordyce 'Ford' MortimerMovie
The Accusing Finger1936Jimmy EllisMovie
Three Cheers for Love1936Jimmy TuttleMovie
Forgotten Faces1936Clinton FaradayMovie
Hideaway Girl1936Mike WinslowMovie
Arizona Mahoney1936Phillip RandallMovie
So Red the Rose1935George PendletonMovie
Millions in the Air1935JimmyMovie
The Virginia Judge1935Jim PrestonMovie
Sons of the Desert1933Steamship Announcement WitnessMovie
Seasoned Greetings1933Lita's Beau, Husband in Sunny Weather Number (uncredited)Short Film
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khellarDec 13, 2011

he wasn't the worst guy in the world

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