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Robert Emhardt

Robert Emhardt
Born Robert Christian Emhardt
(1913-07-24)July 24, 1913
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Died December 26, 1994(1994-12-26) (aged 81)
Ojai, California, U.S.
Alma mater Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actor
Years active 1939-1982
Spouse(s) Martha Rofheart (Martha Jones) (1943-1950)
Silvia Sideli (1954-1994)
(his death) (4 children)

Robert Emhardt (July 24, 1913 – December 26, 1994) was an American stage, film, and television actor who typically played villains.

Career

Emhardt studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.[1] He began his Broadway career in the 1930s as an understudy for the equally heavyset Sydney Greenstreet. Emhardt made his actual stage debut in The Pirate (1942).[2]

One of the founding members of The Actors Studio,[3] Emhardt was a member of the cast of the original 1952 Broadway stage production of The Seven Year Itch. His notable film appearances include 3:10 to Yuma (1957) and Underworld U.S.A. (1961).

On television, he was a regular on Another World, as Mackenzie Cory, and The Kids From C.A.P.E.R., as Sergeant Vinton. He also made many guest appearances, on such series as Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Riverboat, The Tall Man, The Twilight Zone (episode "Static"), GE True, Stoney Burke, Going My Way, The Andy Griffith Show (episodes "Man in a Hurry" and "The Foster Lady"), and The Brady Bunch (episode "Fender Benders"). He made three guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murderer J.J. Flaherty in the 1960 episode, "The Case of the Ominous Outcast."

Personal life

He was married first to actress Martha Jones, (later married name Martha Rofheart) in 1943,[4][5] with whom he appeared on Broadway in both Harriet and The Pirate. After the dissolution of the marriage to Jones, he married actress Silvia Sideli in 1954, with whom he had a son Christopher and a daughter Mia.

Partial filmography

References

  1. ^ "Robert Emhardt; Character Actor (obituary)".  
  2. ^ IBDB, The Internet Broadway Database. "The Pirate - Opening Night Credits". Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Garfield, David (1980). "Birth of The Actors Studio: 1947-1950". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 52.  
  4. ^ City Clerk, City of New York (1943). . WorldHeritage Commons. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  5. ^ . City Clerk, City of New York. 1943. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 

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