Hank Robinson

Hank Robinson


Hank Robinson was born on Mar 27, 1923 in USA. Hank Robinson's big-screen debut came with Spinout directed by Norman Taurog in 1966, strarring Judge in Black Shirt During Race (uncredited). Hank Robinson is known for Quantum Leap directed by James Whitmore Jr., Scott Bakula stars as Dr. Samuel 'Sam' Beckett and Dean Stockwell as Rear Admiral Albert 'Al' Calavicci. The upcoming new movie Hank Robinson plays is The Babe which will be released on Apr 17, 1992.

Tall (6'1"), tough, and burly actor, extra, and baseball player Hank Robinson was born Henry Ford Robinson on March 27, 1923 in Covington, Tennessee. Robinson grew up on a sharecropper farm in rural Tennessee and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Hank spent thirteen seasons playing in the minor leagues in such places as Hollywood, Denver, Gladewater, Yakima, Little Rock, Saginaw, Lake Charles, Galveston, and Laredo. Robinson worked as a security guard at MGM before embarking on a career as an extra in the mid-1960's. Hank frequently popped up as cowboys on various Western TV shows and made often uncredited cameo appearances in a handful of movies. Not surprisingly, Robinson in the latter part of his acting career landed occasional credited roles both in film and on television alike in which he was cast to type as a baseball umpire. Moreover, Hank also scouted and coached young baseball players in both California and Nevada as well as was an avid golfer. Robinson died at age 89 on April 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was survived at the time of his death by his wife Mildred, daughters Carin and Debra, son Robbie, and three grandchildren.

  • Birthday

    Mar 27, 1923
  • Place of Birth

    Covington, Tennessee, USA

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