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Robert Prosky

Saturday, 13th December 1930 - Monday, 8th December 2008
Philadelphia, PA
USA


Invariably cranky American character actor, kind of the anti-Charles Durning. Memorable in Christine and many others. RIP.

Veteran character actor with hundreds of credits on stage and screen including Mrs. Doubtfire and Hill Street Blues. Prosky appeared in more than 200 plays on Broadway and with Arena Stage, a regional theater company in Washington. He also appeared in 38 films and on numerous TV shows. He died of complications from a heart procedure, in Washington, DC on December 8, 2008.
~Life in Legacy



Thief
Leo
1981
Ordeal of Bill Carney
1981
World War III
1982
Monsignor
Bishop Walkman
1982
Hanky Panky
Hiram Calder
1982
Keep
Father Fonescu
1983
Christine
Will Darnell
1983
Lords of Discipline
Bear
1983
Natural
The Judge
1984
Into Thin Air
1985
Big Shots
Keegan
1987
Broadcast News
Bureau Chief
1987
Outrageous Fortune
Korzenowski
1987
Murder of Mary Phagan
Watson
1988
Things Change
Joseph Vincent
1988
Heist
1988
Great Outdoors
Wally
1988
From the Dead of Night
Doctor Walter Hovde
1989
Home Fires Burning
1989
Loose Cannons
Von Metz
1990
Love She Sought
Bishop Baker
1990
Funny About Love
E.T
1990
Christine Cromwell: In Vino Veritas
1990
Green Card
Bronte's lawyer
1990
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Grandpa Fred
1990
Johnny Ryan
Capt. Fitzgerald
1990
Age Isn't Everything
Grandpa Irving
1991
Far and Away
Daniel Christie
1992
Hoffa
Billy Flynn
1992
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story
1992
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mr. Lundy
1993
Rudy
Father Cavanaugh
1993
Last Action Hero
Nick
1993
Miracle on 34th Street
Judge Harper
1994
Scarlet Letter
Horace Stonehall
1995
Dead Man Walking
Hilton Barber
1995
Chamber
E. Garner Goodman
1996
Swing Vote
Chief Justice
1999
Dudley Do-Right
Inspector Fenwick
1999
Eye See You
McKenzie
2002
Gods and Generals
Francis Preston Blair, Sr
2003

Murder, She Wrote
Old Habits Die Hard
Bishop Patrick Shea
10/11/1987
Christine Cromwell
In Vino Veritas
Larry Cerreta
01/27/1990




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