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      Robert Gist

      Robert Gist

      Highest Rated: 100% The Band Wagon (1953)

      Lowest Rated: 75% Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

      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.

      Highest rated movies

      The Band Wagon poster
      The Band Wagon
      Strangers on a Train poster
      Strangers on a Train
      The Naked and the Dead poster
      The Naked and the Dead
      Operation Petticoat poster
      Operation Petticoat
      Jack the Giant Killer poster
      Jack the Giant Killer
      Angel Face poster
      Angel Face

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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% 62% 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 39% 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 25% A Dangerous Profession Roy Collins (Character) - 1949

      TV

      Credit
      80% 89% 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 Vacation Playhouse Ben Moore (Character) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lieutenant Director 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Director 1963
      84% 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 100% Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1960 1962
      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 Men Into Space Capt. Dan Freer (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
      No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Rabb Briggs (Guest Star) 1955 1958