Happy 79th birthday, Robert Vaughn

How the time flies. Nov. 22 is the 79th birthday of Robert Vaughn, the original Man From U.N.C.L.E.

It was 48 years ago, while filming the U.N.C.L.E. pilot, that the crew took time off to celebrate the star’s 31st birthday when news arrived of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Not the way to celebrate one’s birthday. Hopefully for Mr. V. the succeeding birthdays have been (or in the case of this year, will be) much more pleasant.

A lot of U.N.C.L.E. fans (us especially) were disappointed to hear the latest attempt to create a film version of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. crash and burn. But we’ll always have the original portrayal and that’s just fine.

5 Responses

  1. Happy Birthday, Mr.Solo…..and btw, no one can really fill your shoes.

  2. Happy Birthday, Robert. You will always be the one and only Napoleon Solo to me.
    Bonita in Long Sault

  3. “The Birthday Cake Affair”, Robert Vaughn, I have been a fan of yours since The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and had a chance to meet you during your promo tour for the show in Santa Barbara CA. I enjoyed reading your book, thanks again and I hope you have many more to come.Happy Birthday, Richard W. Fisher

  4. Happy birthday , Robert. Bought your book a year ago, enjoyed it. Have a picture of you from 1965 when you were at the Thanksgiving Day parade in Chicago, always treasured that.
    Have a great day!
    Kathleen from Chicago


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