June 18th People

June 18th

06-18-1925 – 10-01-2008 Robert Arthur – Born in Aberdeen, Washington. He was an American motion picture actor. He appeared in dozens of films in the 1940s and 1950s Robert Arthurand was known for playing youthful teenage or young adult roles. Arthur appeared in the 1949 war film Twelve O’Clock High and in the 1951 Billy Wilder film Ace in the Hole. He also appeared in the television show The Lone Ranger. In his later years he became an activist for gay rights on behalf of senior citizens, and was involved with the Log Cabin Republicans. He established a nonprofit public-benefit corporation that aided gay and lesbian seniors. Arthur died in Aberdeen, Washington on October 1, 2008, from heart failure.


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