Robert Stack

Biography: On January 13, 1919, Robert Stack was born in Los Angeles, California. However, he spent his early childhood growing up in Europe. Stack took drama courses at the University of Southern California. He entered Hollywood at the age of 20. During World War II, Stack served as gunnery instructor in the United States Navy. In 1957, Stack was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Written on the Wind. Stack played Eliot Ness in the television drama The Untouchables from 1959 to 1963. His role on the show brought Stack a best actor Emmy Award in 1960. He began hosting Unsolved Mysteries in 1988. Stack had undergone radiation therapy for prostate cancer in October 2002. However, he died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles On May 14, 2003. He was 84. He is interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California.

Robert Stack's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 49
Highest Metascore: 86 To Be or Not to Be
Lowest Metascore: 7 Caddyshack II
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 9
  2. Negative: 4 out of 9
9 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
54 Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen Oct 11, 2013 Himself tbd
38 BASEketball Jul 31, 1998 Himself - Unsolved Mysteries Host 7.3
64 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Dec 20, 1996 ATF Agent Flemming 7.6
45 Joe Versus the Volcano Mar 9, 1990 Dr. Ellison tbd
7 Caddyshack II Jul 22, 1988 Chandler Young tbd
38 Uncommon Valor Dec 16, 1983 MacGregor / MacGregor 7.8
78 Airplane! Jul 2, 1980 Captain Rex Kramer 7.6
34 1941 Dec 14, 1979 Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell 5.9
86 To Be or Not to Be Mar 6, 1942 Lieut. Stanislav Sobinski tbd