From then until the early 1960s when he landed the plum TV role of Ranger Corey Stuart in the Lassie (1954) TV series, he was a freelance actor, who found work mainly portraying he-men such as a tough cavalry officers, hard-bitten cops, a stagecoach driver, etc., in a wide range of action-oriented movies and television episodes. After graduation, he was for a time a lumberjack, a cowboy, and a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. The Western comprised 38 one-hour episodes. [2] His ashes were scattered over Zuma Beach in Malibu, California. He appeared twice on ABC's The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. He starred in three episodes of NBC's western Laramie between 1960 and 1963. [citation needed], Intelius People Search – Public Records, Background Checks & More, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_Bray&oldid=979364801, American Marine Corps personnel of World War II, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2017, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 September 2020, at 09:44. He also starred in Stagecoach West.

3501 Jamboree Road, Ste. Robert Bray rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career.

After graduation, he knocked around for a while as a lumberjack, cowboy and a … Bray was born to homesteading parents in Kalispell, Montana. [citation needed], In 1964, Bray won the role of USFS Ranger Corey Stuart in Season 11 of Lassie because of his affinity for animals and their reciprocity toward him. Robert Bray. Robert E. Bray (October 23, 1917 – March 7, 1983) was an American film and television actor probably best remembered for his role as the forest ranger Corey Stuart in the long-running CBS series Lassie. The family moved to Seattle, Washington, where Bray attended Lincoln High School.
His love of children is an inspiration to his portraiture. He also starred in Stagecoach West. |  He also starred in The Lone Ranger and Stagecoach West. He finished the war at the rank of master sergeant and then aspired to become a taxidermist or the owner of a hunting/fishing lodge.

Master of Photographic Arts. In 1954, he portrayed bandit Emmett Dalton in an episode of Jim Davis's syndicated western Stories of the Century.
After graduation, he knocked around for a while as a lumberjack, cowboy and a member of the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). |  An ardent fly fisherman, hunter, model duck carver and all-around sportsman, Bob lived out his final years in the shadow of the eastern High Sierras, where he made so many of his early western movies. After his passing in 1983, his ashes were scattered over Zuma Beach, California, where he spent many pleasant days as a young man. It was a strategic error in his career, for South Pacific became a smash success. He won the part in "Lassie" over several other candidates because of his affinity for animals, and theirs for him.Earlier in his career Bray played in some well-received if minor roles such as "Carl" the bus driver in Bus Stop (1956), the film that finally got Marilyn Monroe taken seriously as a dramatic actress. Bray was born to homesteading parents in Kalispell, Montana. Looking for something to watch? Build up your Halloween Watchlist with our list of the most popular horror titles on Netflix in October. In the 1962 episode, "The Case of the Angry Astronaut," he had the role of title character and defendant Mitch Heller; and in 1963 he portrayed wealthy murder victim Martin Walden (Episode 180, "The Case of the Potted Planter").