Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson bio

Birth Name: William Robinson

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Richmond

Date Of Birth: May 25, 1878

Date Of Death: November 25, 1949

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Bill Robinson was born on the 25th of May, 1878. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. Famous American tap dancer and actor who appeared in Stormy Weather in 1943 and The Little Colonel in 1935. He played Memphis Jones in the 1938 film, Up the river and portrayed Bill Green in the 1934 film, King for a Day.

Bill Robinson was born in Richmond. He began dancing for a living at age five, appearing as a hoofer in local beer gardens. Though his feet were active, he rarely used his upper body while tap dancing.

Bill Robinson was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bill Robinson was born in 1870s.

William Robinson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Bill Robinson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bill Robinson’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Bill Robinson was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Robinson
NICKNAME: Bill “Bojangles” Robinson
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Bill Robinson was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Bill Robinson was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Bill Robinson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Bill Robinson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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