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  • Robert Preston

    Born on August 6, 1918 in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts

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Victor/Victoria (1982)

Robert Preston as "Carroll 'Toddy' Todd"

Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), a down-and-out British soprano, struggles to find work in the nightclubs of 1930s Paris. While trying to scam a free meal, Grant meets cabaret performer Toddy (Robert Preston), who comes up with an idea that will change everything. Acting as her manager, Toddy bills Grant as a male female impersonator. When the nightclubs eat it up, the duo makes it big -- even a Chicago mobster (James Garner) is enamored with Grant. But keeping the truth a secret is no easy task.

Academy Award (1982) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1982) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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80s Cinestalgia: The Last Starfighter

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Erik Childress on Aug 13th 2010, 3:33PM

Aug 13th 2010, 3:33PM

Shelf Life: The Music Man

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Feb 26th 2010, 3:15PM

Feb 26th 2010, 3:15PM

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