Robert Kent

Active - 1935 - 1956  |   Born - Jan 1, 1912   |   Died - Jan 1, 1954   |   Genres - Drama, Crime, Comedy, Mystery, Action

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Before becoming a star of action movies in Hollywood, American actor Robert Kent, born Douglas Blackley, Jr., was an amateur boxer and adolescent lead in theatrical productions. In the mid-1930s he appeared frequently in Hollywood "B" movies as a hard-fighting leading man; he frequently played opposite Rochelle Hudson. In the credits he alternated between his stage name and his real name. Kent was married to actress Astrid Allwyn.

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