Robert Gist

Robert Gist

Highest Rated: 100% The Band Wagon (1953)

Lowest Rated: 75% Angel Face (1952)

Birthday: Jun 16, 1924

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

Robert Gist was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Gist kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947), "A Dangerous Profession" (1949) and the James Stewart dramatic biopic "The Stratton Story" (1949). He also appeared in "Scene of the Crime" (1949), the Scott Brady drama "I Was a Shoplifter" (1950) and the comedy "The Jackpot" (1950) with James Stewart. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the Fred Astaire adaptation "The Band Wagon" (1953), "D-Day the Sixth of June" (1956) and the dramatic adaptation "The Naked and the Dead" (1958) with Aldo Ray. He also appeared in "The F.B.I. Story" (1959). Shifting to the small screen in more recent years, Gist directed a number of television programs, including "The Untouchables" (1959-1963), "Ben Casey" (ABC, 1961-66) and "The Dick Powell Show" (NBC, 1961-63). In addition to his directing, Gist also appeared on-screen in "Jack the Giant Killer" (1962). Gist more recently directed "Hell Town" (NBC, 1985-86). Gist was married to Agnes Moorehead.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 8% An American Dream Director - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Della Director - 1964
75% 61% Jack the Giant Killer Scottish Captain (Character) - 1962
81% 81% Operation Petticoat Lt. Watson (Character) - 1959
83% 38% The Naked and the Dead Red (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 43% D-Day, the Sixth of June Dan Stenick (Character) - 1956
100% 82% The Band Wagon Hal Benton, Cordova's Manager (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 14% One Minute to Zero Maj. Carter (Character) - 1952
75% 78% Angel Face Miller (Character) - 1952
98% 92% Strangers on a Train Leslie Hennessy (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Was a Shoplifter Barkie Neff (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 62% The Jackpot Pete Spooner (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 14% A Dangerous Profession Roy Collins (Character) - 1949

TV

Credit
80% 88% Star Trek Director 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Director 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet 12 O'Clock High Director 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lieutenant Director 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Director 1963
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Director 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Director 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1958-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cain's Hundred Director 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Law and Mr. Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Deputy D.A. Claude Drumm (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Aaron Taggert (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Capt. Dan Freer (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Rabb Briggs (Guest Star) 1958 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silent Service MacDonald (Character) 1958

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