Robert Preston

Robert Preston bio

Birth Name: Robert Preston Meservey

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Newton

Date Of Birth: June 8, 1918

Date Of Death: March 21, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Robert Preston was born on the 8th of June, 1918. He was known for being a Movie Actor. He played the role of Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man. His Oscar-nominated role as Toddy in Victor Victoria brought him massive fame.

Robert Preston was born in Newton. His real name was Robert Preston Meservey, but he was told by movie studios to adopt a stage name. He quit school at ahe 16 to join a traveling actors’ company.

Robert Preston was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert Preston Meservey 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".


Robert’s Robert Preston Meservey attended Abraham Lincoln High School in Los Angeles, California and Pasadena Community Playhouse.


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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Robert Preston kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Robert Preston was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Preston Meservey
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Robert Preston 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: Robert Preston was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Robert Preston 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.

Robert Preston’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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