May 27, 1990 |
Actor Robert Wagner and actress Jill St. John were married Saturday at the actor's home, Wagner's publicist said. Wagner, 60, and St. John, 49, were married in a small private ceremony in the garden of the actor's home in Pacific Palisades, publicist Alan Nierob said. Nierob said Wagner, the former husband of the late Natalie Wood, and St.
February 12, 1991 |
Robert F. Wagner, a U.S. senator's son who was mayor of New York from 1954 to 1965 and later U.S. ambassador to Spain, died today, apparently of natural causes. He was 80. Police and an ambulance crew were called to Wagner's Manhattan home early today, where he was pronounced dead at the scene. Wagner, a lifelong Democrat like his father, had a long political career that included tenure as a state assemblyman, Manhattan borough president and U.S. envoy to the Vatican.
August 29, 1985 |
A Soviet diplomat and actor Robert Wagner were among about 1,000 persons paying final respects Wednesday to Samantha Smith, the schoolgirl who traveled to the Soviet Union for peace. Reading a statement from Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev, Vladimir Kulagin, first secretary for cultural affairs at the Soviet Embassy in Washington, recalled Samantha's two-week tour of the Soviet Union in July, 1983, describing her as a "brilliant beam of sunshine."
July 5, 1986 |
"I don't want to be a mogul," said Robert Wagner. "That's not the idea at all." Well, maybe not, but right now his slate of projects is interesting enough to elicit grudging grunts of envy from many a true mogul hunched over his spinach salad. Sitting in the sunlit garden of his Pacific Palisades home, Wagner seemed equally pleased and perturbed by the idea. He enjoys putting together projects under his R.J. Productions banner. He doesn't necessarily want to be in them.
March 27, 1999 |
It may be hard to believe, but Robert Wagner has been making movies for 50 years. Under contract for 12 years to 20th Century Fox, he appeared in such classics as "Titanic" (the 1953 version), "Broken Lance" and "A Kiss Before Dying." To baby boomers, he'll always be the super-suave con artist Alexander Mundy in the lighthearted 1968-70 ABC adventure series "It Takes a Thief."
November 21, 1993
Robert F. Wagner Jr., 49, son of former New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner Sr. and a deputy mayor in the Ed Koch Administration. Also the grandson of U.S. Sen. Robert Wagner, the third-generation Democrat served as New York's deputy mayor for policy from 1979 to 1983. He was former chairman of the city's Planning Commission, president of its Health and Hospitals Corp., president of the Board of Education and board member of the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.