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Doug Robinson (Douglas Bowbank Robinson)

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Biography

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK
The younger brother of fellow actor/stunt man Joe Robinson, Doug was born Douglas Bowbank Robinson in central Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1930. Their father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champion wrestlers, and both brothers trained in wrestling and body-building. Doug's film career began in the mid-1950s, and his early film work included Ben-Hur (1959). He was also one of the Argonauts in Jason and the Argonauts (1963), and he made numerous British television appearances usually as a tough guy in everything from The Avengers to Steptoe and Son. Read more...

Actor

Character: Competing Swimmer

Vital Signs 1990

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Character: Thug at Stacey's House

A View to a Kill 1985

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Character: Bruno's Crony #3

Curse of the Pink Panther 1983

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Character: Christian's Heavy 1

The Persuaders! 1971

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Character: Eupaemus

Jason and the Argonauts 1963

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