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Robert Eyer

Robert EyerBiography, American child actor

American child actor
Robert Eyer
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American child actor
Was Actor Child actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 6 May 1948
Death 18 October 2005 (aged 57 years)
Star sign TaurusTaurus
The details


Robert Thomas Eyer (1948  -  2005) was an American film and television child actor. He was  He was known for his roles in The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960), Matinee Theatre (1955) and Back Street (1961). 

Early life

Eyer was born on May 6, 1948 in Los Angeles, California. He is the younger brother of actor Richard Eyer

He attended St. Paul the Apostle School in Westwood, Ca, and Loyola High School in Los Angeles.  To his friends in the school, he was known as "Bobby."  He played minor league baseball for three seasons from 1966-1968.


Eyer made his acting debut in 1956 television series, Front Row Center. The same year he appeared in Johnny Crawford and John Conte starrer television series Matinee Theatre.

In 1961, he played the character of Paul Saxon Jr. in David Miller directed film Back Street.


Eyer died on October 18, 2005 in California.


1956Front Row CenterTV SeriesRobert SterlingFletcher MarkleJames Daly (actor)
1956Matinee TheatreTV SeriesJohn ConteJohnny CrawfordSarah Churchill
1956Cavalcade of AmericaTV SeriesJames SeayRichard GainesRaymond Greenleaf
1958Studio 57TV SeriesTim GrahamJean Byron
1958Climax!TV SeriesWilliam LundiganArt GilmoreMary Costa
1958Schlitz PlayhouseTV SeriesJames MasonIrene DunneRobert Paige
1958The MillionaireTV SeriesMarvin Miller (actor)Paul Frees
1958Johnny RoccouncreditedPaul LandresRichard Carlson (actor)Richard EyerStephen McNallyColeen Gray
1959Wagon TrainTV SeriesFrank McGrathTerry WilsonRobert Horton
1959U.S. MarshalTV SeriesJohn BromfieldJames GriffithBuck Young
1959WhirlybirdsTV SeriesKenneth TobeyCraig Hill (actor)
1960The Man from BlackhawkTV SeriesRobert RockwellBethel LeslieJean Willes
1960The Dark at the Top of the StairsMovieDelbert MannHarriet Frank Jr.Irving RavetchRobert PrestonDorothy McGuireEve Arden
1961Back StreetMovieDavid MillerFannie HurstEleanore GriffinSusan HaywardJohn GavinVera Miles
1962The New BreedTV SeriesLeslie NielsenJohn BeradinoJohn Clarke (actor)
1962Leave It to BeaverTV SeriesJerry MathersHugh BeaumontBarbara Billingsley
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Article Title: Robert Eyer: American child actor - Biography and Life
Author(s): PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff
Website Title: PeoplePill
Publisher: PeoplePill
Article URL: https://peoplepill.com/people/robert-eyer/
Publish Date: 14 Nov 2016
Date Accessed: 04 Aug 2020
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