Robert Stevenson

Biography

Robert Stevenson (March 31, 1905–November 4, 1986) was an English film writer and director. Born in Buxton, Derbyshire, he moved to California in the 1940s and ended up directing 19 films for The Walt Disney Company in the 1960s and 1970s. Today, Stevenson is best remembered for directing the Julie Andrews musical Mary Poppins, for which Andrews won the Academy Award for Best Actress and Stevenson received an Oscar nomination as Best Director. Trivia Father of Venetia Stevenson. Former journalist. Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 1057-1063. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. Studied at St John's College, University of Cambridge, England and was elected as President of the renowned Cambridge Union Society for the Easter Term, 1928. Is the only director to be nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for directing a Disney movie.

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Speedway

Mr. Tillman (uncredited)

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Flood Tide

Policeman on Beach (uncredited)

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Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers - Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Self - Director (archive footage)

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Caribbean

Officer on Captain Barclay's Ship (uncredited)

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State Department: File 649

Mongolian Spy (as Robert Stephenson)

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Le Sentier de la Vengeance

Norris

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Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie

Officer (uncredited)

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When Hell Broke Loose

Capt. Grayson (as Robert J. Stevenson)

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Johnny Dark

Patrolman (uncredited)

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Murder Is My Beat

Dunlap--Shop Foreman (uncredited)

Starring In
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Paddington 2

Jimmy the Snitch

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Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers - Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Self - Director (archive footage)

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Dust Devil

Rifle Boy

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One Of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing

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Fiddler on the Roof

Bottle Dancer

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Speedway

Mr. Tillman (uncredited)

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The Cincinnati Kid

Gambler - First Game (uncredited)

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The 4 Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

Mover (uncredited)

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Spartacus

Legionnaire (uncredited)

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Man on a String

C.B.I. Supervisor (uncredited)

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Have Rocket -- Will Travel

The Thing (voice) (uncredited)

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When Hell Broke Loose

Capt. Grayson (as Robert J. Stevenson)

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Flood Tide

Policeman on Beach (uncredited)

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Le Sentier de la Vengeance

Norris

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Man of a Thousand Faces

Policeman, 'Unholy Three' Set (uncredited)

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Johnny Tremain

Sentry (uncredited)

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Kronos

New York TV Newscaster (uncredited)

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Raintree County

Spectator (uncredited)

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Zero Hour!

Air Traffic Controller

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The Ten Commandments

Courtier (uncredited)

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Behind the High Wall

Al Loomis (uncredited)

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Ransom!

Fred Benson (as Robert Forrest)

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Trial

Reporter (uncredited)

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Murder Is My Beat

Dunlap--Shop Foreman (uncredited)

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Cell 2455 Death Row

Policeman at Whit's Home (uncredited)

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The Scarlet Coat

Stout Man (uncredited)

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Naked Alibi

Highway Patrol Officer (uncredited)

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Johnny Dark

Patrolman (uncredited)

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Pushover

Billings (uncredited)

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The Big Heat

Bill Rutherford (uncredited)

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Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

Observer (uncredited)

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The Pride of St. Louis

Reporter (uncredited)

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We're Not Married

Military Policeman (uncredited)

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Caribbean

Officer on Captain Barclay's Ship (uncredited)

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Stärker als Ketten

Prisoner (uncredited)

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Above and Beyond

Military Police Officer (uncredited)

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Assignment: Paris

Army Doctor (uncredited)

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Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie

Officer (uncredited)

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Red Planet Mars

Radio Commentator (uncredited)

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Fixed Bayonets!

Colonel (uncredited)

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The Thing from Another World

Capt. Smith - Fogarty's Aide (uncredited)

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Where Danger Lives

Assistant Clerk (uncredited)

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State Department: File 649

Mongolian Spy (as Robert Stephenson)

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I Was a Male War Bride

Lieutenant (scenes deleted)

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The Big Clock

Cab Driver (uncredited)

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Words and Music

Theatre Electrician (uncredited)

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The Kid from Brooklyn

Dancer (uncredited)

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