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Robert Webber

Over his 40-year career as one of Hollywood's veteran character actors, Robert Webber always marked his spot by playing all types of roles and was not stereotyped into playing just one kind of character. Sometimes he even got to play a leading role (see Hysteria (1965)). Webber first started out in small stage shows and a few Broadway plays and served a stint in the army before he landed the role of Juror 12 in 12 Angry Men (1957). He was also known for numerous war films, playing Lee Marvin's general in The Dirty Dozen (1967) or as real-life Admiral Frank J. Fletcher in Midway (1976). Webber's other best known movies include The Great White Hope (1970), Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), 10 (1979) (as composer Dudley Moore's lyricist partner), Private Benjamin (1980), Wild Geese II (1985) and co-starring with Richard Dreyfuss and Barbra Streisand as prosecutor Francis McMillian in Nuts (1987). In 1989 he died of Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in Malibu, California, shortly after completing the 1988 TV production Something Is Out There (1988) (TV). He bore a resemblance to character actor Kevin McCarthy.

The database contains 10 images with Robert Webber, divided over 6 titles.

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Publicity still with Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Martin Balsam & Jack Klugman

2100 * 1451 12 Angry Men 1957

Publicity still with Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, John Fiedler & George Voskovec

1600 * 1199 12 Angry Men 1957

Publicity still with Claudia Cardinale

1273 * 1267 Don't Make Waves 1967

Lobby card with Judy Davis & Richard Widmark

631 * 502 Who Dares Wins 1982

Publicity still with Richard Widmark & Judy Davis

915 * 642 Who Dares Wins 1982

Lobby card with Dabney Coleman, Charlton Heston & Glenn Ford

1324 * 1050 Midway 1976

Lobby card with Glenn Ford, Charlton Heston & Dabney Coleman

911 * 720 Midway 1976