BiographyDallas, Texas, USA
Born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Church of Christ preacher, A. R. Holton, Robert Wilson Holton attended Abilene Christian College (Abilene, Texas) where he majored in Speech and Drama. He got his first big break in freshman year when he entered a MGM Search for Talent contest and won a screen test in Hollywood. Despite his early successes he elected to finish college and graduated from the University of Texas. After graduation he worked at WFAA in Dallas and then returned to Hollywood, using the stage name "Robert Wilson". Read more... Family Theatre: I Beheld His Glory (1953) (as Robert Wilson), Family Theatre (1949)'s episode "I Beheld His Glory (1953)", The Living Christ Series (1951) (a 12-episode film series) and also on stage in "The Pilgrimage Play". After 16 years in Hollywood he returned to Abilene, Texas to work as announcer and host of the "Herald of Truth" radio and TV program. He passed away in Abilene in 1996 and is buried there. He was a member of the Highland Church of Christ.