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Forbidden Planet (15-Mar-1956)

Director: Fred M. Wilcox

Writers: Cyril Hume; Irving Block; Allen Adler

Producer: Nicholas Nayfack

Keywords: Sci-Fi

A crew is dispatched to the remote Altair-5 outpost to determine the fate of the scientific settlement posted there a quarter century prior. They find only Dr. Edward Morbius and his daughter; the others are dead. Cautionary tale of technology and human destiny. This is the key science fiction film of the 1950s and possibly of all time. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Special Effects.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Anderson
8-Aug-1926 31-Aug-2017 Oscar Goldman on The 6 Million Dollar Man
James Drury
18-Apr-1934   The Virginian
Anne Francis
16-Sep-1930 2-Jan-2011 Forbidden Planet
Earl Holliman
11-Sep-1928   The Rainmaker
Jack Kelly
16-Sep-1927 7-Nov-1992 Bart Maverick
Leslie Nielsen
11-Feb-1926 28-Nov-2010 Airplane!
Walter Pidgeon
23-Sep-1897 25-Sep-1984 How Green Was My Valley
Warren Stevens
2-Nov-1919 27-Mar-2012 Forbidden Planet


Walter Pidgeon   ...   Dr. Morbius
Anne Francis   ...   Altaira Morbius
Leslie Nielsen   ...   Cmdr. Adams
Warren Stevens   ...   Lt. "Doc" Ostrow
Jack Kelly   ...   Lt. Farman
Richard Anderson   ...   Chief Quinn
Earl Holliman]   ...   Cook
And Introducing
Robby, the Robot   ...   Himself
George Wallace   ...   Bosun
Bob Dix   ...   Grey
Jimmy Thompson   ...   Youngerford
James Drury   ...   Strong
Harry Harvey, Jr.   ...   Randall
Roger McGee   ...   Lindstrom
Peter Miller   ...   Moran
Morgan Jones   ...   Nichols
Richard Grant   ...   Silvers
Notable uncredited roles
Marvin Miller   ...   Robby, the Robot


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