Robby the Robot

Robby the Robot


Robby the Robot was born on Jul 01, 1955 in USA. Robby the Robot's big-screen debut came with Forbidden Planet directed by Fred M. Wilcox in 1956, strarring Robby the Robot (as Robby The Robot). Robby the Robot is known for Gremlins directed by Joe Dante, Hoyt Axton stars as Randall Peltzer and John Louie as Chinese Boy. The upcoming new movie Robby the Robot plays is Looney Tunes: Back in Action which will be released on Nov 14, 2003.

Robby was the brainchild of, and designed by industrial designer, Japanese-American engineer Robert Kinoshita. It was built in mid-1955 by the MGM prop department, at a reported cost of $125,000, to 'star' in the epic science fiction classic Forbidden Planet (1956) and its B-movie followup The Invisible Boy (1957) a year later. Robby the Robot has become one of the most popular robot icons in the history of movies and media, as recognizable as George Lucas' erstwhile comedy team of R2-D2 and C-3PO who 'co-starred' in his epic sci-fi fantasy Star Wars (1977).

  • Birthday

    Jul 01, 1955
  • Place of Birth

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, California, USA

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