Robert Lansing

Highest Rated: 50% The Grissom Gang (1971)
Birthday: Jun 5, 1928
Birthplace: Not Available
Born Robert Brown, actor Robert Lansing borrowed his stage name from the capital city of Michigan. Lansing first appeared on Broadway in Stalag 17 (1951); throughout his film career he periodically returned to the New York stage, making his last such appearance in 1991. He made his film bow in 1959 with The 4-D Man, delivering one of the finest performances ever seen in a medium-budget science fiction film. His first TV-series stint was as detective Steve Carella in 87th Precinct (1961). In 1964, he was cast as Brigadier General Frank Savage in 12 O'Clock High. At the beginning of the series' second year, Lansing was written out of the program with startling finality, dying in an air crash in the second season's opening episode. Turning up none the worse for wear in the fall of 1966, Lansing starred in the short-lived espionage series The Man Who Never Was, essaying the dual role of secret agent Peter Murphy and millionaire Mark Wainwright. He then busied himself with film and stage work, returning to TV as Lt. Jack Curtis in Automan (1983) and as The Control in The Equalizer (1985-89). His last regular TV assignment was as Captain Paul Blaisdell in Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1992-1994). In the series' last episode of 1994, Captain Blaisdell was forced to retire; mortally ill with cancer, he died three weeks before the airing of his final episode, which was dedicated to his memory. At one time, Robert Lansing was married to General Hospital star Emily McLaughlin; and from 1991 to 1993, he was president of The Players, a theatrical fraternal organization.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Calhoun: County Agent Actor 2011
No Score Yet Maxwell Anderson - Lost In the Stars Narrator 1992
No Score Yet Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman General McAllister 1989
No Score Yet Submarine: Steel Boats, Iron Men Narrator 1989
No Score Yet After School Thomas 1989
No Score Yet Submarine: Steel Boats: Iron Men Actor 1989
No Score Yet The Nest Mayor Elias Johnson 1988
No Score Yet The Night of the Claw Actor 1980
No Score Yet S*H*E Otis Hunt 1979
0% Empire of the Ants Dan Stokely 1977
No Score Yet Bittersweet Love Howard 1977
No Score Yet Scalpel Dr. Phillip Reynolds 1976
No Score Yet Acapulco Gold Actor 1972
50% The Grissom Gang Dave Fenner 1971
No Score Yet Deserter Actor 1971
No Score Yet Fool's Gold Actor 1967
No Score Yet Namu, the Killer Whale Hank Donner 1966
No Score Yet An Eye for an Eye Talion 1966
No Score Yet Under the Yum Yum Tree Charles 1963
No Score Yet A Gathering of Eagles Sgt. Banning 1963
No Score Yet The 4D Man Scott Nelson 1959

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
Herb Walsh Lawrence Jarvis
  • 1992
  • 1991
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
Narrator
  • 1991
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Peter O'Farrell Chief of Operations
  • 1991
No Score Yet The Equalizer
1985-1989
Control
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
83% Automan
1983-1984
Lt. Jack Curtis
  • 1984
  • 1983
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
Ted Trask Gunny O'Riley John Dundee
  • 1972
  • 1970
  • 1961
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Luke Frazer Yancy Tyce
  • 1969
  • 1965
80% Star Trek
1966-1969
Gary Seven
  • 1968
  • 1967
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Cdr. Douglas Stansfield
  • 1964

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