Spangler Arlington Brugh, better known as Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911 June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor.
He was married to Barbara Stanwyck from 1939 to 1951 then to German-born actress Ursula Thiess from 1954 to his death. Even though he appeared with her in Ivanhoe, he has no family ties to Elizabeth Taylor.
- Buried Loot (1935)(short film) as Al Douglas
- Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) as Robert Gordon
- Magnificent Obsession (1935) as Robert Merrick
- Camille (1936) as Armand Duval
- Personal Property (1937) as Raymond
- Waterloo Bridge (1940 remake) as Roy Cronin
- Billy the Kid (1941) as William H. "Billy" Bonney
- When Ladies Meet (1941) as Jimmy Lee
- Bataan (1943) as Sgt. Bill Dane
- The Fighting Lady (1944 documentary, narration)
- The Secret Land (1948 documentary, narration)
- The Bribe (1949) as Rigby
- Quo Vadis (1951)
- Ivanhoe (1952) as Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe
- Knights of the Round Table (1953) as Sir Lancelot
- The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955) as Quentin Durward
Tropes from his works:
- Manly Facial Hair: Sported a mustache not unlike fellow Golden Age leading man Clark Gable in some of his most famous roles.