Robert Livingston (actor)

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Robert Livingston
Cowboys from Texas (1939) poster.jpg
Duncan Renaldo, Robert Livingston, and Raymond Hatton in Cowboys from Texas (1939)
Born Robert Edward Randall
(1904-12-09)December 9, 1904
Quincy, Illinois, U.S.
Died March 7, 1988(1988-03-07) (aged 83)
Tarzana, California, U.S.
Cause of death Emphysema
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Occupation Actor
Years active 1921–1975
Spouse(s) Margaret M. Roach
(m. 1947–1951)
Children Addison Randall, born on (1949-08-13) August 13, 1949 (age 67)

Robert Edward Randall (December 9, 1904 – March 7, 1988) was an American film actor known under his stage name as Bob Livingston. He appeared in 135 films between 1921 and 1975.

Life and career[edit]

Livingston was born in Quincy, Illinois, and died in Tarzana, California, from emphysema. He was buried in Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, in the Garden of Memory near his younger brother, Addison "Jack" Randall.[1][2]

Often billed as "Bob Livingston," he was the original "Stony Brooke" in the "Three Mesquiteers" Western B-movie series, a role later played by John Wayne for eight films. He also portrayed the Lone Ranger in the 1939 film serial The Lone Ranger Rides Again directed by William Witney and co-starring Chief Thundercloud as Tonto.

Personal life[edit]

On December 18, 1947, he married Margaret M. Roach, daughter of famous director/producer Hal Roach. They had one son, actor/writer Addison Randall born on August 13, 1949. He was named after Livingston's younger brother, Addison Randall, who had died at the relatively young age of 39 while shooting the film The Royal Mounted Rides Again in 1945. Livingston and Margaret Roach later divorced in 1951.

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