Robert Wagner received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2002
Robert John Wagner Jr. is an American stage, screen, and television actor who was born on February 10, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan.
The actor is best known for starring in the television shows like It Takes a Thief (1968–1970), Switch (1975–1978), and Hart to Hart (1979–1984).
He was born as a first child to Mother Hazel Alvera and Father Robert John Wagner Sr. His mother was a telephone operator and Father a traveling salesman who worked for the Ford Motor Company.
He has a sister, Mary. In 1949 he graduated from Saint Monica Catholic High School. He married 4 times, first with Natalie Wood (m. 1957–1962), then with Marion Marshall (m. 1963–1971) then again with Natalie Wood (m. 1972–1981) and then with Jill St. John (m. 1990).
Wagner has raised three daughters, Courtney Wagner, his daughter with Natalie Wood, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Natalie’s daughter with Richard Gregson and Katie Wagner, the daughter of Wagner and Marion Marshall.
Read 11 facts that you may not know about the star.
1. Robert Wagner is well-known for the enduring mystery surrounding the death of his wife, the Hollywood legend, Natalie Wood.
2. Investigators Say That Wagner Was the Last Person to See Natalie Alive
3. In the late ’90s he saw a revival of his film career with appearances as the evil Number Two in the Austin Powers trilogy.
4. Robert Wagner Received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2002.
5. He published the memoir Pieces of My Heart in 2008.
6. Surprisingly his both wives Natalie Wood and Jill St. John and his Hart to Hart costar Stefanie Powers were ballet companions as kids.
7. When he was teen, Robert Wagner fueled his desire to be an actor and worked at the Bel-Air Country Club and caddied for stars including Clark Gable, Fred Astaire and Alan Ladd, which helped him to chase his dream of becoming an actor.
8. Robert Wagner made his producing debut in 1972 with the TV-movie Madame Sin, in which he starred opposite Bette Davis.
9. He made his film debut with 1950’s The Happy Years, which led to a series of minor film roles and progressed him for Golden Globe-nominated performance in Stars and Stripes Forever (1952).
10.According to reports in 2007, Robert Wagner and his wife sold a six-bedroom Brentwood, California “ranchette” for $15 million. The house was said to be 4,556 square feet, with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and came with a guest house that itself was 2,448 square feet, with 2 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms.
11.Robert Wagner’s net worth being around $15 million, money that derives from his television shows and movie appearances.