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Robertson Davies

Name at birth: William Robertson DaviesOne of the great figures in Canadian literature, Robertson Davies is best-known for the Deptford trilogy of books, Fifth Business (1970, The Manticore (1972) and…

Pat Robertson

Pat Robertson is the founder, chairman and prominent public face of the Christian Broadcasting Network. As host of the CBN's long-running religious magazine show The 700 Club, he has been an outspoke…

Cliff Robertson

In his five decades as a dramatic actor, Cliff Robertson played John F. Kennedy, Hugh Hefner and Henry Ford, but he won his Oscar for playing a mentally disabled bakery worker in Charly. Clifford Par…

John ROBERTSON

ROBERTSON, John, (brother of Thomas Bolling Robertson), a Representative from Virginia; born at “Bellefield,“ near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va., April 13, 1787; completed preparatory studi…

Oscar Robertson

Oscar RobertsonBorn: Nov. 24, 1938Basketball G 3-time College Player of Year (1958-60) at Cincinnati; led 1960 U.S. Olympic team to gold medal; NBA Rookie of Year (1961); 9-time All-NBA 1st te…

George ROBERTSON

ROBERTSON, George, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Ky., November 18, 1790; pursued preparatory studies and attended Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky.…

Cliff Robertson Biography

Cliff Robertson(Clifford Parker Robertson III)actorBorn: 9/9/1925Birthplace: La Jolla, California A polished leading man, Robertson began his career in film and TV in the 1950s. It is said that he was…

Robbie Robertson Biography

Robbie Robertsonsongwriter, guitaristBorn: July 5, 1943Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario Jaime Robbie Robertson, the guitarist and principal songwriter for the Band, Bob Dylan's onetime backup quintet, has…

Pat Robertson,

evangelist, sparked international outrage in August when he suggested that the United States should assassinate Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. “If he thinks we're trying to assassina…

Samuel Matthews ROBERTSON

ROBERTSON, Samuel Matthews, (son of Edward White Robertson), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, La., January 1, 1852; attended Magruder's Collegiate Institut…