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Robert Stack

Robert Stack has a career than spans six decades of film and television. For the past ten years, he has been the host of the popular NBC series, Unsolved Mysteries. He has appeared in over forty feature films, including Ernst Lubitsch's To Be or Not To Be, A Date With Judy, starring Elizabeth Taylor, The Bullfighter and the Lady, and Written On the Wind, for which he earned an Oscar nomination. His other films include 1941, Airplane, Uncommon Valor, Caddyshack II and Joe vs. the Volcano.

Stack received the Emmy Award for portraying G-man Eliot Ness on the classic television series, The Untouchables. He went on to star in the series Name of the Game, Most Wanted and Strike Force. A fifth-generation Californian, Stack began to pursue his acting career while attending the University of Southern California. Under contract to Universal Studios, he made his film debut opposite Deanna Durbin in First Love.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Robert Stack Facts

Birth NameRobert Langford Modini
BirthdayJanuary 13, 1919
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Date of deathMay 14, 2003 (age 84)

Selected Filmography

Episode: 21
Cast Away
School of Rock
Joe Versus The Volcano
Back To School
Murder on Flight 502
The Untouchables: The Complete Series
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