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 Robert J. Wilke

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Robert J. Wilke

  • Birth 18 May 1914 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 28 Mar 1989 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 10062412

Actor. A prolific American film and television actor noted primarily for his roles as villains, mostly in Westerns. He started as a stuntman in the 1930s and his first appearance on screen was in San Francisco (1936). He soon began to acquire regular character parts, mainly as a heavy, and made his mark when, along with Lee Van Cleef and Sheb Wooley, he played one of the "three men waiting at the station" in High Noon (1952). A western "bad guy", Wilke was among those actors who fall into the "man with no name" category. While his face was instantly recognizable, few cinemagoers actually knew his name.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: daddislilgirl
  • Added: 9 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10062412
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert J. Wilke (18 May 1914–28 Mar 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10062412, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.