Bobby Driscoll's biography
Robert Cletus Driscoll is 31 years old actor born at Cedar Rapids. He was born on Wednesday 3rd of March 1937. He is often nicknamed as Bobby. According to year of birth 1937 Bobby belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 3rd of March means he is Pisces. Pisces is a Watery Sign. They are very intuitive people. They are empathic, emotional and highly spiritual in nature.
Bobby is native english speaker. Bobby is white american. Bobby is citizen of United States of America. Bobby´s primary profession is to be actor. You can know Bobby also as stage actor, television actor, film actor. He is recently known as voice actor.
Bobby Driscoll's schools
We found 2 schools Bobby attended. Complete list of schools: University High School, Hollywood Professional School.
Bobby Driscoll's career
His main focus is to be actor. He is famous thanks to Peter Pan.
Is Bobby Driscoll gay ?
He is known to be straight.
How did Bobby Driscoll die
Bobby died on on Saturday 30th of March 1968 when he was 31 years old at East Village. Bobby Driscolls death was caused by occlusive coronary arteriosclerosis. It happend like natural causes.
Awards and competitions
Bobby Driscoll's Awards
- One of cinema's most critically acclaimed boy actors, he won a special Academy Award at age 12 as the "outstanding juvenile actor" of 1949 for his excellent work in the films So Dear to My Heart (1948) and The Window (1949).
What else you don't know about Bobby Driscoll ?
His middle name is Cletus.
What Bobby Driscoll has done for a first time
- Even though his character was animated he was the first boy ever to play Peter Pan. Before then only women played Peter Pan.
- Despite being one of Disney's first and most successful child stars, Driscoll has never been enshrined as a Disney Legend.
Bobby Driscoll's quotes
- (on his rise and fall in Hollywood) "I have found that memories are not very useful. I was carried on a silver platter and then dumped into the garbage can."
- He's got a great talent. I've worked with a lot of child players in my time, but none of them bore the promise that seems inherent in young Driscoll. -- Don Ameche
- (as a child) "I'm going to save my money and go to college, then become a G-man."
- (on his adolescence) "I really feared people. The other kids didn't accept me. They treated me as one apart. I tried desperately to be one of the gang. When they rejected me, I fought back, became belligerent and cocky and was afraid all the time."
- I became a beatnik and a bum. I had no residence. My clothes were at my parents' [house] but I didn't live anywhere. My personality had suffered during my marriage and I was trying to recoup it.
Bobby Driscoll's height, body shape, eye color
Lets describe how Bobby Driscoll looks. We will focus on Bobby´s height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Bobby is tall as 5' 10" (178 cm). Body build is slim. Bobby´s eyes are tinted hazel. His hair is shade of brown - dark.