Robert Preston

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Robert Preston
Birth name Robert Preston Meservey
Born June 8, 1918 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Died March 21, 1987 in Montecito, California, USA from lung cancer
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
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Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Chisholms Harley Chisholm 1980

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
General Electric Theater Jim Tweedy 3x26 - It Gives Me Great Pleasure April 3, 1955

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
21st Tony Awards Himself/Host 1967 Tony Awards
Night of 100 Stars Himself March 8, 1982

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
The Music Man Harold Hill 1962

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Tony Awards

  • Won: Best Leading Actor in a Musical (1958)
The Music Man
  • Won: Best Leading Actor in a Musical (1967)
I Do! I Do!