Robert Prosky was an American actor, best remembered by the public for his roles in the films Thief, Christine, The Natural, Broadcast News, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Hoffa, Mrs. Doubtfire, Last Action Hero, Miracle on 34th Street, Dead Man Walking, and Mad City. Prosky was twice nominated for Broadway’s Tony Award: in 1984, as Best Actor for David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross,” and in 1988 as Best Actor for “A Walk In the Woods.”
Robert Prosky Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 13 December 1930
Birth Place: Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death: 8 December 2008 (aged 77)
Death Place: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., USA
Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery
Birth Name: Robert Jozef Porzuczek
Also known as: Robert Józef Prosky
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Hair Color: White
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Robert Prosky Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10½”
Height in Meters: 1.79 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: N/A
Robert Prosky Family Details:
Father: Joseph Porzuczek
Mother: Helen (Kuhn)
Spouse/Wife: Ida Prosky (m. 1960–2008)
Children: John Prosky, Andy Prosky, Stefan Prosky
Robert Prosky Education:
Robert Prosky Facts:
*He was born Robert Jozef Porzuczek on December 13, 1930 in Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
*He earned a degree in Economics from Temple University, and studied acting at the American Theatre Wing and performed at Old Academy Players near his home in Philadelphia.
*He served in the Air Force during the Korean War, but was honourably discharged when his father died.
*He made his film debut in Michael Mann’s Thief (1981).
*He married Ida Hove in 1960, and had three sons, John, Stefan and Andrew Prosky.