Willard Robertson

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Date of Birth:
5 April 1886 Runnels, Texas, USA
Height:
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Lawyer who abandoned his profession to take up the actor's calling - although lawyer and actor are essentially kindred spirits, each deriving his livelihood from the art of pretending. Robertson acted in Hollywood films from 1930 until the year he died, typically portraying men of authority such as doctors, elected officials, military officers and - yes - lawyers.