Robert Middleton (born Samuel G. Messer; May 13, 1911 – June 14, 1977) was a film and television actor known for his large size and beetle-like brow. Middleton, with a deep, booming voice, trained for a musical career at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and Carnegie Tech. He worked steadily as a radio announcer and actor. After appearing on the Broadway stage and live television, Middleton began appearing in films in 1954. He's also remembered on television appearing as boss Mr. Marshall on The Jackie Gleason Show and in film opposite Humphrey Bogart in the drama The Desperate Hours (1955). The Cincinnati, Ohio-born actor appeared in many television programs in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Robert Middleton Facts
|Birthday||May 13, 1911|
|Birthplace||Cincinnati, Ohio, USA|
|Date of death||June 14, 1977 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 66)|