Robert Conrad was an American actor, stuntman, producer, and singer who had a net worth of $10 million. This prominent American actor died of heart failure on 8 February 2020 when he was 84 years old.
Robert Conrad is popular for his role as agent James T. West in the science fiction TV series The Wild Wild West. Besides, he gained more popularity after his role Pappy Boyington in the Baa Baa Black Sheep TV series.
Moreover, Robert was a singer and recorded numbers of pop songs. As a singer, he named himself as Bob Conrad. Besides, Conrad hosted The PM Show With Robert Conrad on a radio program. He achieved the People’s Choice Award and a star in the Walk of Western Stars in California.
Robert Conrad: At a Glance
|Full Name||Conrad Robert Falk|
|Date of Birth||1 March 1935|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Spouse||Joan Kenley (m. 1952; div. 2010)|
|Died||8 February 2020|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Singer|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Conrad was born in Chicago on 1 March 1935. His father Leonard Henry Falk belongs to German descent. His mother Alice Jacqueline Hartman was the first publicity director of Mercury Records.
Talk about education, Conrad attended many high schools like South Shore High School, New Trier High School, and Hyde Park High School. Later, he studied theatre arts at Northwestern University.
Conrad started his acting career taking a small part in the Juvenile Jungle film. Later, he joined the Screen Actors Guild. After playing a little role in the Thundering Jets film, Conrad debut in the Bat Masterson series.
Later, he contracted with Warner Bros and released many songs. His Bye Bye Baby song ranked #113 on the Billboard Hit Songs list. Besides, he appeared television series like Maverick, Highway Patrol, Sea Hunt, Colt.45, Lawman, and so on.
He became more popular after his detective drama series 77 Sunset Strip. Besides, his role in the ABC Warner Bros. TV series The Gallant Man is noteworthy. Conrad earned his career-best success after his role of World War II fighter Pappy Boyington in the Baa Baa Black Sheep series.
As a producer, his Hard Knox and Coach of the Year films are noteworthy. Besides, he appeared in the music video Hazard and played a supporting role in the Jingle All The Way film.
Talk about his achievements, he gained the People’s Choice Award. Besides, he got the nominations of the Golden Globe Award. In 1984, he won a star in the Walk of Western Stars in California.
This talented TV actor died of Heart Failure on 8 February 2020.
This prominent TV actor was accused of felony drunk driving. After a tragic car accident, Conrad was partially paralyzed on his right side. He was charged twice for drunk driving.
This American actor had eight Children. They are Nancy, Christy, Kaja, Joan, Christian, Shane, Camille, and Chelsea. Conrad married Joan Kenley in 1952.
Robert Conrad had been partially paralyzed since he suffered spinal and neck injuries. In 2003, he appeared in a car accident. He drove his Jaguar car across a median and smashed into another vehicle.