[46] The couple now resides in Aspen, Colorado, where they built a vacation home in 1995. 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He and St. John worked with Pierce Brosnan in the miniseries remake of Around the World in 80 Days (1989). In this series, he acted with Fred Astaire, who played his father. Keep up with your favorite shows... delivered to your inbox! [28] Wagner also played the pivotal role of President James Garfield in the comedy/horror film Netherbeast Incorporated (2007). We know he's in touch with his son, so did he have any idea that Ziva's (Cote de Pablo) alive? I was the boy next door. And it would make sense to see Fornell again, considering that Episode 8 just teased that Gibbs left work to help his friend with his daughter, Emily, though there was clearly more going on than he shared. NCIS has at least two family reunions on tap for Season 10, including Robert Wagner's third fourth appearance as DiNozzo's dad. [10], Wagner's first marriage to Wood had broken up, and he relocated to Europe. He is well known for starring in the television shows It Takes a … The episode airs just a few days after the … Latest News. In 2007, Wagner had a role in the BBC/AMC series Hustle. In films, Wagner is known for his role as Number 2 in the Austin Powers trilogy of films (1997, 1999, 2002), as well as for A Kiss Before Dying (1956), The Pink Panther (1963) and its 1983 sequel, Harper (1966), The Towering Inferno (1974), The Concorde ... Airport '79 (1979) and many more. ', Copyright © 2021 NTVB Media, Inc., All Rights Reserved, 'NCIS' Bosses on Tony & Ziva's Reunion and the 'Deep Cut' for Gibbs, 12 Questions We Have for the 'NCIS' Shows in 2020 (PHOTOS), Worth Watching: Revisit 'Person of Interest,' Salt-N-Pepa's Spicy Biopic, a 'Wild Year' in Nature, NFL Championships, Rate 'Jeopardy!' Robert John Wagner Jr. (born February 10, 1930) is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–1970), Switch (1975–1978), and Hart to Hart (1979–1984). [7], Also popular was a Western, Broken Lance (1954), where Wagner supported Spencer Tracy for director Edward Dmytryk, appearing as Tracy's son. Sure I'd like to do a Clint Eastwood, grizzled, down-and-out guy, but there aren't many scripts like that... What has been projected for me is an international quality that can take me anywhere and get me into all kind of involvements; to do otherwise would mean a character role. [40] They had a daughter, Courtney. [44] The marriage is the fourth for both Wagner and St. John, and it has lasted longer than all of their six previous marriages combined. One day, smiling Joe Juvenile with no talent was doing a role intended for John Wayne. [39] Immediately afterwards, Wagner rekindled his romance with Wood. Roland Kibbee wrote the part for me, and I would have missed all that if I hadn't listened to Lew. Follow me on Instagram. In season four's premiere, Wagner played a crooked Texan being taken for half a million dollars. They remarried on July 16 aboard the Ramblin' Rose, anchored off Paradise Cove in Malibu. Could Robert Wagner's return as Tony DiNozzo Sr. mean that his son is also returning? Robert Wagner first appeared on NCIS in 2010 and has been a familiar presence ever since. He had a recurring role of a rich suitor to the main characters' mother on the sitcom Two and a Half Men. In October 2018 the boat captain who has alleged that Wagner killed Wood after fighting on board a yacht has claimed Wagner held him captive … He supported James Cagney and Dan Dailey in John Ford's version of What Price Glory (1952) and supported Webb again in Titanic (1953). Another member of the DiNozzo family is returning to the series in Season 17. They never let you rest. [58], On February 1, 2018, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department named Wagner a "person of interest" in the investigation into Wood's death. The film was a flop. On Valentine's Day 1982, Wagner began dating actress Jill St. John; he had known her since the late 1950s. Listed below are links to different type of video’s Robert Wagner has made or participated in. The following year, he produced and cast himself opposite Bette Davis in the made-for-TV film Madame Sin, which was theatrically released overseas as a feature film. [10], In 1985, he reflected, "Bad-guy roles work if they're really good parts, but they don't come along very often. [8], He supported Robert Mitchum in a Korean War movie, The Hunters (1958), and appeared with a number of Fox contractees in a World War II drama, In Love and War (1958); the latter was a hit. NCIS continues Season 17 when it … In 2005, Wagner became the television spokesman for the Senior Lending Network, a reverse mortgage lender and in 2010 he began serving as a spokesman for the Guardian First Funding Group, also a reverse mortgage lender. According to a report from TVInsider, Wagner will be officially coming back a little bit later this year. The role was written with Wagner in mind. He stops by NCIS as Tony's father for the 250th episode. To DiNozzo's surprise, Gibbs recruits DiNozzo's father, Anthony D. DiNozzo, Sr to help solve the murder of a high-level executivewho became involved with a lost nuclear weapon that disappeared during the Cold War but things go from bad to worse when the team discover that a lone group is planning to get their hands on the nuclear bomb. He also had a recurring role as Teddy Leopold in the TV sitcom Two and a Half Men (2007–2008) and made twelve guest appearances (2010-2019) as Anthony DiNozzo Sr. in the police procedural NCIS. Wagner has guest-starred in 13 episodes of NCIS[29] as Anthony DiNozzo Sr., the father of Anthony DiNozzo Jr., played by Michael Weatherly. He reveals embarrassing facts about DiNozzo, Jr. He was teamed with Jeffrey Hunter in a Western, White Feather (1955). [24] They also reprised their Hart characters in a series of TV movies.[25]. [50] The autopsy found that Wood's blood alcohol content was 0.14%, and there were traces of two types of medication in her bloodstream: a motion-sickness pill and a painkiller, both of which increase the effects of alcohol. Senior describes himself as a businessman, specializing in art. [49] The autopsy report revealed that Wood had bruises on her body and arms as well as an abrasion on her left cheek. He once told the entire NCIS team that DiNozzo, Jr. keeps his emergency cash in a drawer next to the moisturizing lotion. Anthony DiNozzo, … In 1959, Wagner disparaged the film: When I started at Fox in 1950 they were making sixty-five pictures a year. "[19], During the series run, Wagner reprised his old Pink Panther role in Curse of the Pink Panther (1983). NCIS (2010 – Current) TV… Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. Bears and Cubs (2019)… Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. Death from Above (2018)… Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. Who is Robert Wagner? Wagner is set to appear in episode 16 this season, titled “Bears and Cubs.” His notable television appearances include Colditz, NCIS, Two and a Half Men, Boston Legal, and Hope & … Posted on Feb 9, 2017 | 09:40am Actor Robert Wagner's return to NCIS was two-fold in the aptly titled " Nonstop," as Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. struck up a romance with Judith McKnight (Jessica Walter) while also joining the Sherlock Consortium on a new case. [10], Considerably more popular was The Pink Panther (1963), a massive hit, although Wagner's part was very much in support to those of David Niven, Capucine, Peter Sellers, and Claudia Cardinale. He also had a deal to make one more film at Fox, which was to be Solo, the story of a jazz drummer directed by Dick Powell, or The Comancheros with Gary Cooper. Robert John Wagner Jr. was born on February 10, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, to Thelma Hazel Alvera (Boe), a telephone operator, and Robert John Wagner Sr., a traveling salesman. Wagner shows up on tonight's episode playing Tony's dad who decides to meddle in an investigation. [43] Wagner's memoir has an early photo of them together, taken in 1959 when they were contract players at Fox.) His family moved to Los Angeles when he was seven. He was the romantic male lead in Stars and Stripes Forever (1952), a biopic about John Philip Sousa starring Clifton Webb. When I wasn't working, I was on the road, going out and selling movies or dancing on the stage and meeting the public. [38], Wagner was engaged to Tina Sinatra from June 1970 until January 1972. "He is introduced on a personal nature and then gets involved in the telling of the story of the case. On January 14, 2013, the Los Angeles County coroner's office offered a 10-page addendum to Wood's autopsy report. Wagner's film career received a boost after his role in the Austin Powers series of spy spoofs starring Mike Myers. [6], Fox gave Wagner his first starring role in Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953). The friendship started in the early 1960s, where he also co-starred in a couple of Albert's movies. He was in a minor Western, The Silver Whip (1953) with Rory Calhoun. Wagner has appeared in 13 episodes and was last seen in Season 16's "Bears and Cubs." The actors play relatives of NCIS team members, though Wagner’s character is related to a … I think that what I've been doing has worked for me. Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers played "Jonathan" and "Jennifer" in 110 episodes of the hit series Hart to Hart. Prince Valiant is played by Robert Wagner, who reads his lines in a vacant monotone and wears a long Dutch bob and a jerkin with the skittish air of a man trying to be funny in a lady's hat." "I was 19 years old. According to Davern, Wagner was responsible for Wood's death. It was a massive hit, although Wagner's part was relatively small. American actor who became known for his starring roles on the TV series Hart to Hart, Switch, and It Takes a Thief. Robert Wagner will have dueling appearances on CBS this week: As handcuffed character on "NCIS" Tuesday and subject of Saturday night's "48 Hours" segment on … I never watch NCIS, but you can't go wrong with Wagner's slick charisma so I guess I'll tune in for it. No one else was seriously considered for the role. Wagner's performance would earn him an Emmy nomination for Best TV Actor. [33], In his memoirs, Wagner claimed to have had affairs with Yvonne De Carlo, Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Anita Ekberg, Shirley Anne Field, Lori Nelson, and Joan Collins. [41] It has never been explained why Walken's wife Georgianne was not present on the trip. [16], Wagner and Wood acted with Laurence Olivier in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976), as part of Olivier's television series Laurence Olivier Presents for the UK's Granada Television. [6], "You were part of 20th Century Fox", he said. One of Wagner’s latest appearances came in the … [30], Wagner was set to star as Charlie in the 2011 remake of Charlie's Angels, but had to exit the project due to scheduling conflicts. He graduated from Saint Monica Catholic High School in 1949. But no one will begrudge RJ [Wagner] a nickel. Wagner's friend and agent Albert Broccoli suggested that he audition to play James Bond, but he decided it was not right for him. Sonja Flemming/CBS NCIS fans will see Anthony DiNozzo — Senior, that is — again in Season 17 Robert Wagner is returning to the CBS drama "in … DiNozzo Senior is returning. [14], He was a regular in the BBC/Universal World War II prisoner-of-war drama Colditz (1972–1974) for much of its run. Robert John Wagner Jr. (born February 10, 1930) is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–1970), Switch (1975–1978), and Hart to Hart (1979–1984). After eight years together, they married on May 26, 1990. 01/06/2021 – New video added to Videos > Interviews. George Hamilton had a high-profile at the time and was suggested, but producer Aaron Spelling said that if he was cast "the audience will resent him as Hart for being that rich. This section is a work in progress page. [50][54][55][56], In 2012, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran amended Wood's death certificate and changed the cause of her death from accidental drowning to "drowning and other undetermined factors. The headquarters are evacuated when the team finds a body and bomb materials on the roof of the squad room. On November 29, 1981, Wood drowned near the yacht Splendour while it was moored near Catalina Island; also on board were Wagner; Christopher Walken, who was co-starring with her in the motion picture Brainstorm; and Dennis Davern, the Splendour's captain. The addendum stated that she might have sustained some of the bruises on her body before she went into the water and drowned. Wagner spoke at his funeral, and gave a testimonial about his longtime friendship with him. [9], Wagner made Sail a Crooked Ship but his part in The Interns went to James MacArthur. Robert Wagner discusses his comedic moments in the NCIS episode entitled "Nonstop." [48] According to Wagner, when he went to bed, Wood was not there. "[22], Wagner appeared in a TV movie with Audrey Hepburn, Love Among Thieves (1987) and in a miniseries with Jaclyn Smith, Windmills of the Gods (1988). Fans have waited a long time to see Wagner back in action, but his legal issues outside of the show has placed a dark cloud over his return. [52] Following his investigation, Los Angeles County coroner Thomas Noguchi ruled her death an accident by drowning and hypothermia. He also played recurring characters in the series Two and a Half Men and NCIS. Wagner signed with Universal Pictures in 1966, starring opposite future wife Jill St. John in the films How I Spent My Summer Vacation, a made-for-TV movie released in the United Kingdom as Deadly Roulette, and Banning (1967). Following Wood's death in late 1981, Wagner became the legal guardian of her daughter by producer Richard Gregson, Natasha, then 11. Executive producers Frank Cardea and Steven Binder have revealed popular guest star Robert Wagner won’t be reprising his role as Tony Dinozzo Sr in NCIS ’s 18th season. Plus, the EPs hope to get Joe Spano back as Fornell. Rona signed a three-picture deal with Columbia pictures for Wagner's services, which was to start with Sail a Crooked Ship (1961) and The Interns. As of June 2011, Guardian First Funding was acquired by Urban Financial Group, who continue to use Mr. Wagner as their spokesperson.[26][27]. [35] According to Wagner, because of the age difference – he was 22, she was 45 – they kept the affair secret in order to avoid damage to their careers. He received more critical acclaim for the lead in A Kiss Before Dying (1956), from the novel by Ira Levin; it was made for Crown Productions, a company of Darryl F. Zanuck's brother in law (the leads were all under contract to Fox) and released through United Artists. Robert Wagner is back! Whenever Robert Wagner comes on NCIS, it's always a must-see episode. "[57] The amended document included a statement that the circumstances of how Wood ended up in the water are "not clearly established". Wagner appeared in the series pilot, City Beneath the Sea (1971), that was not picked up. [34] He also claimed a four-year romantic relationship with Barbara Stanwyck after they acted together in the movie Titanic (1953). This appeared confirmed when he was the lead in Stopover Tokyo (1957). [20] He also had a supporting role in I Am the Cheese (1983). Wagner became the host of Fox Movie Channel's Hour of Stars, featuring original television episodes of The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955), a series which Wagner had appeared on in his early days with the studio. His return to America found him playing in the theatre for the first time with the lead role in Mister Roberts for one week at a holiday resort just outside Chicago. Expect to see Don Lake back as Gibbs' (Mark Harmon) Navy friend Phil. ", And it sounds like Senior's appearance will be a bit different this time. Let's Make It Legal (1951) was a comedy where Wagner again supported an older star, in this case Claudette Colbert. Is Robert Wagner returning to NCIS season 17 in the role of Anthony DiNozzo Senior? 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The couple announced their separation on June 20, 1961 and divorced on April 27, 1962. Robert Wagner will have dueling appearances on CBS this week: As handcuffed character on "NCIS" Tuesday and subject of Saturday night's "48 Hours" segment on … Inconveniently timed, to say the least, Robert Wagner will play a murder suspect on Tuesday’s episode of NCIS. [5], "I started off as an ingenue", recalled Wagner. More popular was Winning (1969), a racing car drama where Wagner supported Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Back at Fox he was in Between Heaven and Hell (1956), a war movie, and The True Story of Jesse James (1957), playing the leading role for director Nicholas Ray (Jeffrey Hunter was Frank). With Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Wilmer Valderrama. In other words, while everyone's waiting to see what comes next with Ziva and Gibbs after the shocking fall finale — and if Tony (Michael Weatherly) returns — in the winter premiere, there's plenty to look forward to in subsequent episodes. (POLL), 'MacGyver' Preview: Henry Ian Cusick on Sword Fights & 'Lost' Fans (VIDEO), 'The Blacklist': For Red & Liz, 'It's Tiger Vs. Tiger' in 2021 Return, 'WandaVision': Their Family Grows — And Westview's Mysteries Deepen (RECAP), 4 Solid Theories About What Anna's Been Up to on 'NCIS: LA'. Wagner and Marshall married on July 21, 1963, at the Bronx Courthouse and had one daughter, Katie. [47] They retain a condo in Los Angeles. It's "a very novel way for us," executive producer Steven D. Binder interjected, with Cardea adding that Wagner's episode is "a very unusual departure for us.". But you always felt you could work your way up, that you could have a better part in the next picture. [citation needed], After a cameo in Mardi Gras (1958), Wagner supported Bing Crosby and Debbie Reynolds in Say One for Me (1959). [36], In 1956, when he was 26 years old, Wagner became involved with 18-year-old actress Natalie Wood, and was married on December 28, 1957 in Scottsdale, Arizona. "We've been laying some Easter eggs starting with Jen Corbett's "Crossing the Line" episode last year about an arc we're building towards," Binder teased. Fox gave Wagner the lead in an expensive spectacular, Prince Valiant (1954). [citation needed], In January 1961, Wagner and Wood formed their own company, Rona Productions, named after the first two letters of both their first names. "You felt proud of being part of the organization. [10], By the mid-1970s, Wagner's television career was at its peak with the CBS-TV television series Switch (1975–1978, opposite Eddie Albert, Sharon Gless, and Charlie Callas) after re-signing a contract with Universal in 1974. While popular, critical reception was poor and Wagner later joked his wig in the movie made him look like Jane Wyman. This is your medium, you've got to try it, you'll be great.' Directed by Rocky Carroll. Weatherly had previously appeared as Wagner in the TV movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood. He's not the only actor returning. ""I was opposed to doing Thief", Wagner said later. He also gradually cut ties with his former sister-in-law, Lana Wood. It was not a success. In August 2007, Wagner and St. John sold the Brentwood ranchette they'd lived on since 1983 for a reported $14 million. [citation needed], In 1967, Lew Wasserman of Universal convinced Wagner to make his television series debut in It Takes a Thief (1968–1970) on ABC-TV. He also had a recurring role as Teddy Leopold in the TV sitcom Two and a Half Men (2007–2008) and made twelve guest appearances (2010-2019) as Anthony DiNozzo Sr. in the police procedural NCIS. The couple co-starred in six films between 1967 and 2014 – most of them low-budget – and appeared onstage in a 1996 production of Love Letters. Now they're lucky if they make thirty. He has visited Europe more than once, and has connections in the art world that even NCIS utilizes upon occasion. ... NCIS. Everything went big and they started sticking me into Cinemascope spectacles. During a recent interview, the producers confirmed coronavirus measures have made this instalment of the CBS series unlike anything we’ve seen before. Wagner played Dr. CBS. (1968) with Mary Tyler Moore. He had a larger part in The Condemned of Altona (1962), a commercial and critical disappointment despite being directed by Vittorio de Sica and co-starring Sophia Loren. Exec producers Frank Cardea and Steven D. Binder preview the winter return and what's next with Gibbs and Phineas. The NCIS cast is joined by Robert Wagner and Larry Miller for a new episode of the show. Of course, now RJ plays Weatherly's father on NCIS... Offsite Link. There was a chance to get some training in B pictures. "[13], While the success of The Pink Panther and Harper began Wagner's comeback, the successful two-and-a-half seasons of his first TV series completed it. Then TV struck. That was in a dog called Stopover Tokyo. In \"The Artful Dodger\", Senior learns of the ambiguity regarding whether he is a shady or legitimate businessman from Timothy McGee, and he is shocked to learn that Tony has told others his father may be a con artist. Evil's henchman Number 2 in all three films: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002). Robert Wagner has made numerous appearances over the years, and fans will soon learn how this one differs! They separated in June 1970 and divorced on October 14, 1971. Robert Wagner is a movie actor from Detroit, Michigan, USA. NCIS fans will see Anthony DiNozzo — Senior, that is — again in Season 17, Robert Wagner is returning to the CBS drama "in an episode coming up shortly," executive producer Frank Cardea told TV Insider. The studio then had him perform a similar function in another war movie, The Frogmen (1951), again with Widmark; the cast also included another young male under contract to the studio, Jeffrey Hunter, with whom Wagner would often work. He had a small role in The Longest Day (1962), produced by Daryl Zanuck for Fox. [6], Wagner first gained significant attention with a small but showy part as a shell-shocked soldier in With a Song in My Heart (1952). I've really had to work to keep up. Albert had been a childhood hero of Wagner, after he watched the movie Brother Rat along with a few others. From 2016. He has a sister, Mary. For Tom Mankiewicz he played a supporting part in Delirious (1991). [6], Wagner was borrowed by Paramount for The Mountain (1956), directed by Dmytryk, where Wagner was cast as Spencer Tracy's brother, having played his son just two years earlier in the same director's Broken Lance. [31], Despite his apparent distaste working with Raquel Welch on The Biggest Bundle of Them All,[32] they reunited 50 years later on the 2017 Canadian series Date My Dad. Reviews were poor but the movie was only the third ever to be shot in CinemaScope and was a big hit. Both movies were box office disappointments and it seemed Wagner was unable to make the transition to top-level star. It was directed by Blake Edwards, who wanted Wagner for the lead in The Great Race (1965), but Jack L. Warner overruled him.[11]. Robert Wagner's paternal grandparents were from Germany[1][2] and his maternal grandparents were Norwegian. "[5], Wagner's first film for Fox was Halls of Montezuma (1951) a World War II film. [50], Later, in his memoir Pieces of My Heart, Wagner acknowledged that he had had an argument with Wood before she disappeared. He returned to Italy to make a caper film with Raquel Welch for MGM, The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), but it was not a success. [53], The case was reopened in November 2011 after Davern publicly stated that he had lied to police during the initial investigation and that Wood and Wagner had an argument that evening. Wagner was a longtime friend of Astaire, having gone to school with Astaire's eldest son, Peter. He also guest-starred in The Name of the Game (1970). [citation needed]. And fans might want to refresh their memories regarding an episode from Season 16. We'll have to wait and see if his episode addresses it. He also had small roles in Wild Things (1998), Crazy in Alabama (1999), Play It to the Bone (2000), Becoming Dick (2001) and Sol Goode (2001). Broccoli. Wagner did make The War Lover (1962) with Steve McQueen that was filmed in England. NCIS will continue to churn out new episodes throughout this later stage of the pandemic, but the producers have opened up about how COVID restrictions have affected season 18. "But Lew Wasserman said: 'I want you to be in TV Guide every week. Wagner was born on February 10, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan. [18], Wagner's third successful series was Hart to Hart, which co-starred Stefanie Powers and Lionel Stander and was broadcast on ABC-TV from 1979 to 1984. His final appearances on the show were in May 2008. [51] Two witnesses, who had been on a boat nearby, stated they had heard a woman scream for help during the night. [citation needed], Trying to kick-start his career, he appeared with his then-wife Natalie Wood (they married in 1957) in All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960), made for MGM. [12] The disciplines of the theatre were not his forté and Wagner was glad to be back in Hollywood to find a good supporting role in the modern-day private investigator hit, Harper (1966), starring Paul Newman. Consider this article your source of good news! [Head of Fox] Darryl Zanuck was always placing me in different positions. [3], Wagner became interested in acting, and after an unsuccessful screen test directed by Fred Zinnemann for his film Teresa (1951), was represented by Albert R. From personal relationships to characters' mental states, we want these mysteries solved on 'NCIS,' 'NCIS: LA,' and 'NCIS: New Orleans. He reunited with McQueen, along with Paul Newman and Faye Dunaway, in the disaster film The Towering Inferno released in the same year. Wagner had a supporting role, with Richard Widmark as the star. Timed, to say the least, Robert Wagner but the movie made him look like Wyman. Of Albert 's death on May 26, 1990 [ 10 ], Wagner 's first for. 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