Robert Donner

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Robert Donner
Robert Donner in The Undefeated.jpg
in The Undefeated, 1969
Born (1931-04-27)April 27, 1931
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died June 8, 2006(2006-06-08) (aged 75)
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1959-2006
Spouse(s) Jill Sherman Donner (1982-2006; his death)

Robert Donner (April 27, 1931 – June 8, 2006) was an American television and film actor.

Early life and career[edit]

Donner was raised in Texas, and he spent 4 years in the United States Navy. He ended up in the Los Angeles area.

Film career[edit]

Donner's first role was an uncredited part in the 1959 John Wayne Western Rio Bravo; he also appeared in the sequels (which formed a loose trilogy), El Dorado and Rio Lobo. He also appeared in Chisum, The Undefeated, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. His best-known television roles were as the ex-convict/informant "T.J." on Adam-12, "Yancy Tucker"on "The Waltons" and as "Exidor" on Mork & Mindy.

Personal life[edit]

Donner married producer/writer Jill Sherman Donner in 1982. Donner died on June 8, 2006 of a cardiac arrhythmia, and is survived by his wife Jill and two brothers.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]




  1. ^ Obituary,; June 14, 2006; accessed June 3, 2015.

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