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Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum


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Also Known As: Died: July 1, 1997
Born: August 6, 1917 Cause of Death: emphysema and lung cancer
Birth Place: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...


father: James Mitchum. Matthews was the seventh of 16 children.
father: James Mitchum. Died in railway accident in 1919 when Mitchum was 18 months old.
mother: Anne Mitchum. After husband's death eventually remarried British journalist Major Hugh Cunningham Morris; died in 1990 at the age of 96.
mother: Anne Mitchum. Had one; paraplegic.
sister: Julie Mitchum. Survived him.
sister: Julie Mitchum. Nightclub singer. Born 1914.
brother: John Mitchum. Factory director.
brother: John Mitchum. Actor; songwriter. Born 1919; appeared in several of brother's films, and in other films including "The Prairie" (1947), "The Pace That Thrills" (1952) and "The Enforcer" (1976); used pseudonym in the 1950s; married Gloria Grahame's sister Joy in 1941; died November 27, 2001 after a series of strokes.
sister: Carol Allen. Carpenter. Went blind.
son: James Robin Mitchum. Actor. Born on May 8, 1941; film debut in "Thunder Road" (1957) playing his father's brother(!); later acted in films including "Young Guns of Texas" (1962), "Moonrunners" (1974) and "Trackdown" (1976).
son: James Robin Mitchum. Died in infancy.
son: Christopher Mitchum. Actor. Born on October 16, 1943; has acted in films including "Once" (1974) and "Eyes of the Dragon" (1981).
son: Christopher Mitchum. Older.
daughter: Petrina Mitchum. Born on March 3, 1952.
daughter: Petrina Mitchum. Married.
grandson: Bentley C Mitchum. Married for five years.
grandson: Bentley C Mitchum. Actor. Father, Christopher Mitchum; made acting debut in the TV-movie, "Promises to Keep" (1985) opposite his father and grandfather; has also acted in features including "Rich Girl" (1991), "The Man in the Moon" (1991) and "Ruby in Paradise" (1993).
granddaughter: Carrie Mitchum. Housewife. Went deaf.
granddaughter: Carrie Mitchum. Actor. Father, Christopher Mitchum; appeared on CBS daytime serial "The Bold and the Beautiful"; formerly married to actor Casper Van Dien; appeared with grandfather and then-husband in "James Dean: Race With Destiny" (filmed in 1996).

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