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 Name||Robert Langford Modini|
|Birthday||January 13, 1919|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Date of death||May 14, 2003 (age 84)|
|School of Rock|
|Joe Versus The Volcano|
|Back To School|
|Murder on Flight 502|
|The Untouchables: The Complete Series|