His family moved to Los Angeles when he was seven. Consider this article your source of good news! Robert John Wagner Jr. (born February 10, 1930) is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–1970), Switch (1975–1978), and Hart to Hart (1979–1984). Executive producers Frank Cardea and Steven Binder have revealed popular guest star Robert Wagner won’t be reprising his role as Tony Dinozzo Sr in NCIS ’s 18th season. That was in a dog called Stopover Tokyo. [43] Wagner's memoir has an early photo of them together, taken in 1959 when they were contract players at Fox.) On Valentine's Day 1982, Wagner began dating actress Jill St. John; he had known her since the late 1950s. Robert is an American actor of stage, screen, and television. He was in a minor Western, The Silver Whip (1953) with Rory Calhoun. Guest Host Ken Jennings: Is He a Keeper? Evil's henchman Number 2 in all three films: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002). He is the son of Hazel Alvera (née Boe), a telephone operator, and Robert John Wagner Sr., a traveling salesman who worked for the Ford Motor Company. Thank you for your understanding. [48] According to Wagner, when he went to bed, Wood was not there. He also guest-starred in The Name of the Game (1970). [4] He made his uncredited film debut in The Happy Years (1950); was signed by agent Henry Willson and put under contract with 20th Century-Fox. He reunited with McQueen, along with Paul Newman and Faye Dunaway, in the disaster film The Towering Inferno released in the same year. Robert Wagner's paternal grandparents were from Germany[1][2] and his maternal grandparents were Norwegian. 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[7], Also popular was a Western, Broken Lance (1954), where Wagner supported Spencer Tracy for director Edward Dmytryk, appearing as Tracy's son. When I wasn't working, I was on the road, going out and selling movies or dancing on the stage and meeting the public. According to Davern, Wagner was responsible for Wood's death. [8], He supported Robert Mitchum in a Korean War movie, The Hunters (1958), and appeared with a number of Fox contractees in a World War II drama, In Love and War (1958); the latter was a hit. He returned to Italy to make a caper film with Raquel Welch for MGM, The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), but it was not a success. But you always felt you could work your way up, that you could have a better part in the next picture. Wagner shows up on tonight's episode playing Tony's dad who decides to meddle in an investigation. Robert Wagner is back! After the end of the series, the two remained friends until Albert's death on May 26, 2005. 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