Robert Foxworth

Robert Foxworth

Active - 1972 - 2014  |   Born - Nov 1, 1941   |   Genres - Drama, Children's/Family, Action

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Robert Foxworth was 18 years old when he began appearing at the Alley Theatre in his hometown of Houston. After studying at Carnegie Tech, Foxworth worked with the Arena Theatre in Washington DC and New York's American Shakespeare Festival. He made his off-Broadway bow in a 1969 production of Henry V, and the following year won a Theatre World award for his performance in The Crucible. His first significant TV assignment was as David Hansen in the "relevant" weekly series Storefront Lawyers (1970). Later TV roles of note included the title character in Dan Curtis' 1973 adaptation of Frankenstein, Chase Gioberti in Falcon Crest (1981-87) and General Hague in Babylon 5 (1992- ). In addition, Foxworth has made a number of theatrical-film appearances since 1975, and has directed several TV productions. He was also the creator/organizer of the Los Angeles Classic Theater and since 1985 has produced and hosted the syndicated radio series American Dialogues. Robert Foxworth was the fourth and final husband of actress Elizabeth Montgomery, with whom he appeared in the 1973 TV movie Mrs. Sundance.

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