Robert Parrish

Actor, Director, Editor

Actor, Director, Editor


Robert Parrish was an Academy Award-winning film editor who also directed and acted in movies. As a child he appeared in films during the early 1930s, such as City Lights (1931) by Charles Chaplin and Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front (1930). As an editor he won an Academy Award for Body and Soul (1947), the 1947 Robert Rossen film ...
Birth date
1916-01-04
Death date
1995-12-04
Awards
Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.

Known For


Casino Royale
Casino Royale
Director (1967)
Body and Soul
Body and Soul
Editor (1947)
All the King's Men
All the King's Men
Editorial Department (1949)
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Director (1959-1960)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorBlue Bayou
(TV Movie) Tony
1990
ActorDramatic School
Student (uncredited)
1938
ActorMr. Doodle Kicks Off
2nd Sophomore (as Bob Parris)
1938
ActorHaving Wonderful Time
Camp Guest (uncredited)
1938
ActorThrill of a Lifetime
Chorus Boy (uncredited)
1937
ActorIt Could Happen to You
Runner (uncredited)
1937
ActorThin Ice
(uncredited)
1937
ActorHistory Is Made at Night
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
1937
ActorOne in a Million
(uncredited)
1936
ActorThe Prisoner of Shark Island
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
1936
ActorShipmates Forever
Extra (uncredited)
1935
ActorSteamboat Round the Bend
Boy (uncredited)
1935
ActorThe Crusades
Extra (uncredited)
1935
ActorThe Informer
Young Soldier (uncredited)
1935
ActorThe Whole Town's Talking
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
1935
ActorJudge Priest
Taffy Puller at Festival (uncredited)
1934
ActorDoctor Bull
Teenager (uncredited)
1933
ActorThis Day and Age
Student (uncredited)
1933
ActorCavalcade
Boy Scout (uncredited)
1933
ActorScandal for Sale
Copyboy (uncredited)
1932
ActorThe Miracle Man
Bellhop (uncredited)
1932
ActorForbidden
Office Boy (uncredited)
1932
ActorI Take This Woman
Boy at Railroad Station (uncredited)
1931
ActorScandal Sheet
Copy Boy (uncredited)
1931
ActorCity Lights
Newsboy (uncredited)
1931
ActorThe Right to Love
Willie
1930
ActorUp the River
Boy (uncredited)
1930
ActorThe Big Trail
Pioneer Boy (uncredited)
1930
ActorAll Quiet on the Western Front
Schoolboy (uncredited)
1930
ActorAnna Christie
Boy at Coney Island (uncredited)
1930/I
ActorThe Racketeer
Street Urchin (uncredited)
1929
ActorThe Iron Mask
Page (uncredited)
1929
ActorThe Divine Lady
Powder Monkey (uncredited)
1928
ActorRiley the Cop
Boy (uncredited)
1928
ActorSpeedy
Kid in Coney Island Sequence (uncredited)
1928
ActorFour Sons
Joseph's Son (uncredited)
1928
ActorMother Machree
Extra (uncredited)
1927
ActorYale vs. Harvard
(Short) Kid Who Gets Hammered
1927
ActorSunrise
Boy (uncredited)
1927
ActorOlympic Games
(Short) (unconfirmed)
1927
RoleTitleYear
DirectorMississippi Blues
(Documentary)
1983
DirectorThe Destructors1974
DirectorA Town Called Hell1971
DirectorJourney to the Far Side of the Sun1969
DirectorDuffy1968
DirectorCasino Royale
(scenes with Peter Sellers and Orson Welles)
1967
DirectorThe Bobo1967
DirectorUp from the Beach1965
DirectorIn the French Style1963
DirectorThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - The Mighty Casey (1960) - A Stop at Willoughby (1960) - One for the Angels (1959)
1959-1960
DirectorJohnny Staccato
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Poet's Touch (1959)
1959
DirectorThe Wonderful Country1959
DirectorSaddle the Wind1958
DirectorFire Down Below1957
DirectorLucy Gallant1955
DirectorThe Purple Plain1954
DirectorShoot First1953
DirectorMy Pal Gus1952
DirectorThe Lusty Men
(uncredited)
1952
DirectorAssignment: Paris1952
DirectorThe San Francisco Story1952
DirectorThe Mob1951
DirectorCry Danger1951
RoleTitleYear
EditorOf Men and Music
(Documentary)
1951
EditorA Woman of Distinction
(uncredited)
1950
EditorCaught1949
EditorNo Minor Vices1948
EditorA Double Life1947
EditorBody and Soul1947
EditorThe Nazi Plan
(Documentary)
1945
EditorThat Justice Be Done
(Documentary short)
1945
EditorUndercover
(Documentary)
1944
EditorDecember 7th
(Documentary)
1943
EditorGerman Industrial Manpower
(Documentary)
1943
EditorThe Battle of Midway
(Documentary short)
1942
EditorYoung Mr. Lincoln
(uncredited)
1939
RoleTitleYear
Sound departmentTobacco Road
(sound effects editor - uncredited)
1941
Sound departmentThe Long Voyage Home
(sound editor - uncredited)
1940
Sound departmentThe Grapes of Wrath
(sound effects editor - uncredited)
1940
Sound departmentDrums Along the Mohawk
(sound effects editor - uncredited)
1939
Sound departmentYoung Mr. Lincoln
(sound effects editor - uncredited)
1939
Sound departmentStagecoach
(sound effects editor - uncredited)
1939
RoleTitleYear
Editorial departmentNo Sad Songs for Me
(editorial advisor)
1950
Editorial departmentAll the King's Men
(editorial adviser)
1949
Editorial departmentThe Grapes of Wrath
(negative cutter - uncredited)
1940
Editorial departmentMary of Scotland
(assistant editor - uncredited)
1936
Editorial departmentThe Informer
(apprentice editor - uncredited)
1935
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorGunga Din
(assistant director - uncredited)
1939
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHaving Wonderful Time
(third assistant director - uncredited)
1938
RoleTitleYear
ProducerMississippi Blues
(Documentary) (producer)
1983
ProducerIn the French Style
(producer)
1963
RoleTitleYear
WriterMississippi Blues
(Documentary) (writer)
1983
RoleTitleYear
ThanksHannibal Rising
(thanks)
2007
ThanksThe F.B.I. Files
(TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode) - The True Story of Mississippi Burning (1999) ... (special thanks)
1999
RoleTitleYear
SelfSodankylä Forever
(TV Series documentary) Self - Valon draama (2010) ... Self - Ikuinen aika (2010) ... Self - Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010) ... Self - Elokuvan vuosisata (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and the Legend (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfLights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the Cinema
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - The Greatest Show on Earth (1996) ... Self
1996
SelfLes mystères du premier film
(Documentary) Self
1995
SelfJohn Ford
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1993
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Self - Assistant Editor - John Ford: Part One (1992) ... Self - Assistant Editor
1992
SelfUnknown Chaplin
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - The Great Director (1983) ... Self
1983
SelfHollywood Greats
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Golden Years (1979) ... Self - Charles Chaplin (1979) ... Self
1979
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageFive Came Back
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Editor - The Mission Begins (2017) ... Self - Editor
2017
Archive footageCecil B. DeMille: American Epic
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Interviewee
2004
Archive footageJohn Ford Goes to War
(Documentary) Self
2002