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 played with her in Ivanhoe, he has no family ties to Elizabeth Taylor.
- Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) as Robert Gordon
- Magnificent Obsession (1935 version) as Robert Merrick
- Camille (1936) as Armand Duval
- Waterloo Bridge (1940 remake) as Roy Cronin
- Billy the Kid (1941) as William H. "Billy" Bonney
- The Fighting Lady (1944) (documentary, narration)
- The Secret Land (1948) (documentary, narration)
- Quo Vadis (1951)
- Ivanhoe (1952) as Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe
- Knights of the Round Table (1953) as Sir Lancelot
Tropes from his works:
- Badass Mustache: Sported a mustache not unlike fellow Golden Age leading man Clark Gable in some of his most famous roles.