AKA Robin Burn
Birthplace: Van Buren, AR
Location of death: Encino, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Kidney
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Arkansas Traveler
Military service: USMC (WWI, sergeant)
Coined the word bazooka, referring to a hillbilly musical instrument he invented with gas pipe and a whiskey funnel. The term was later applied to the shoulder-held weapon used to fire at tanks. He became wealthy after investing in real estate in the San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles, by which he was able to retire.
Father: William Robert Burn (civil engineer)
Mother: Emma Needham
Wife: Elizabeth Fisher (m. 22-Sep-1921, d. 1936, one son)
Son: Robert, Jr.
Wife: Marriet M. Foster (m. 31-May-1937, until his death, one daughter, two son)
Daughter: Barbara Ann
Son: William Robin
Hollywood Walk of Fame 1601 Vine St.
Risk Factors: Smoking
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Belle of the Yukon (26-Dec-1944) · Sam Slade
Radio City Revels (11-Feb-1938)
Wells Fargo (30-Dec-1937) · Hank York, a Wanderer
Waikiki Wedding (23-Mar-1937)
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (6-Oct-1936)
Rhythm on the Range (1-Jul-1936)
Fast Workers (10-Mar-1933)
Back Street (1-Sep-1932)
Quick Millions (17-Apr-1931)
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