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Robert Conrad ACTOR


Robert Conrad was born on March 1st, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois with the birth name Konrad Robert Falkowski, born to Jackie Smith. During high school he excelled at basketball as well as football.  After high school he went on to study at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.  
He became involved in entertainment first by singing as a band singer in a number of Chicago hotels during the 1960's.  He was then signed to a contract with Warner Brothers Studios.  He is most well known for his role as James West in the western tv series, "The Wild Wild West" (1965).
During the early part of his career he was seen on the hit television series, "Hawaiian Eye", "The D.A.", "Baa Baa Black Sheep" portraying the real life World War II hero and Medal of Honor recipient Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington and the highly acclaimed mini-series "Centennial".  Along with working as a television actor, he became a well recognized face for commercials for Everready batteries.
Some of his later appearances were on the television series, "High Mountain Rangers" (1988), the television movie, "Anything to Survive" (1990) and in 2000 he became the host of, The History Channel's show, "Weapons At War" and also hosted a weekly radio show on CRN Digital Talk Radio.  His final role was in 2002 in the film, "Dead Above Ground".     

In 2003 he was convicted of driving under the influence and was sentenced to five years probation, six months of house arrest and lost his drivers license for one year.
Robert Conrad has married twice throughout his lifetime, first to Joan Kenlay whom he wed in 1952 and had five children with before this marriage came to an end in 1977.  He then married LaVelda Fann in 1977 and had three more children with her before they decided to divorce in 2010.  He currently resides in Bear Valley where he worked for eight years as a deputy sheriff.  


2002   Dead Above Ground 

2000   Nash Bridges 

1999   New Jersey Turnpikes 

1999   Garbage Day 

1996   Jingle All the Way 

1995   High Sierra Search and Rescue 

1994   Search and Rescue 

1994   Samurai Cowboy 

1994   Two Fathers: Justice for the Innocent

1993   Sworn to Vengeanc

1992   The Kennedy Assassinations 

1992   Mario and the Mob

1990   Anything to Survive

1989   Jesse Hawkes 

1988   Glory Days

1988   Police Story: Gladiator School

1987-1988  High Mountain Rangers

1987   J.J. Starbuck

1986   One Police Plaza

1986   Charley Hannah

1986   Assassin

1986   The Fifth Missile

1985   Moving Violations

1985   Two Fathers' Justice 

1984   Hard Knox 

1983   Confessions of a Married Man 

1982   Wrong Is Right

1982   The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour

1982   Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy

1980   Coach of the Year

1980   More Wild Wild West 

1979   A Man Called Sloane

1979   Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

1979   The Lady in Red

1979   The Wild Wild West Revisited 

1979   The Duke 

1978-1979  Centennial

1976-1978  Black Sheep Squadron aka Baa Baa Black Sheep

1977   Sudden Death 

1976   Smash-Up on Interstate 5 

1975   Murph the Surf

1975   The Last Day 

1974   Columbo

1972-1973  Assignment Vienna 

1968-1972  Mission: Impossible 

1972   Adventures of Nick Carter

1971-1972  The D.A. 

1971   Adam-12

1971   Five Desperate Women 

1971   D.A.: Conspiracy to Kill

1970   Weekend of Terror 

1969   D.A.: Murder One 

1969   Mannix 

1965-1969  The Wild Wild West 

1967   The Bandits 

1967   Ven a cantar conmigo 

1965   Young Dillinger 

1965   Kraft Suspense Theatre 

1964   La nueva Cenicienta 

1964   Temple Houston 

1963   Palm Springs Weekend

1959-1963  Hawaiian Eye

1959-1962  77 Sunset Strip

1962   The Gallant Men 

1962   Red Nightmare 

1959   Lock Up 

1959   The Man and the Challenge 

1959   Sea Hunt 

1959   Colt .45 

1959   Lawman 

1959   Highway Patrol

1959   Maverick 

1959   Bat Masterson 

1958   Thundering Jets 

1958   Juvenile Jungle

Matinee Classics - Coach of the Year starring Robert Conrad, Erin Gray, Red West and Daphne Reid
Matinee Classics - Baa Baa Black Sheep starring Robert Conrad, James Whitmore Jr., W.K. Stratton, Dirk Blocker, Robert Ginty, John Larroquette, Jeff MacKay, Larry Manetti, Jeb Stuart Adams, Dana Elcar, Red West and Simon Oakland
Matinee Classics - The Wild Wild West starring Robert Conrad and Ross Martin
Matinee Classics - Red Nightmare starring Jack Kelly, Jeanne Cooper, Peter Brown, Pat Woodell, Andrew Duggan, Peter Breck, Robert Conrad, Mike Road and Jack Webb

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