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Robert Preston

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Birthday
8, 1918
Birthplace
Newton, MA
Death Date
Mar 21, 1987 (68)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1918
Birthplace
Newton, MA
Death Date
Mar 21, 1987 (68)

About

He played the role of Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man. His Oscar-nominated role as Toddy in Victor Victoria brought him massive fame.

Before Fame

His real name was Robert Preston Meservey, but he was told by movie studios to adopt a stage name.

Trivia

He quit school at ahe 16 to join a traveling actors' company.

Family Life

He married Catherine Craig in 1940 and they remained together until his death.

Associated With

Julie Andrews and he were both in the film Victor Victoria.