Joe Robinson

Joe Robinson

Born: May 31, 1927
Died: July 3, 2017
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
Joseph Robinson (31 May 1927 – 3 July 2017) was an English actor and stuntman born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. He was a champion professional wrestler. He made his film debut in 1955's "A Kid for Two Farthings", in which he wrestled Primo Carnera. His film and television career really took off in the 1960s and in 1962 he appeared in British classic "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" alongside appearances in "The Saint" and "The Avengers" in 1963.

Movies for Joe Robinson...

Title: Fear Factor
Released: June 11, 2001
Type: TV
Competition reality series in which contestants must decide if they have the guts and determination to face their fears while outpacing the competition.
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Double-O Stunts
Title: Double-O Stunts
Released: December 7, 2000
Type: Movie
A look at the greatest stunts and stunt performers in the Bond films.
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Inside 'Diamonds Are Forever'
Title: Inside 'Diamonds Are Forever'
Released: January 1, 2000
Type: Movie
A behind the scenes look at the James Bond film "Diamonds are Forever"
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Diamonds Are Forever
Title: Diamonds Are Forever
Character: Peter Franks
Released: December 13, 1971
Type: Movie
Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who's guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
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Lesson #007: Close Quarters Combat
Title: Lesson #007: Close Quarters Combat
Released: January 1, 1971
Type: Movie
Short documentary about the staging and filming of the elevator fight sequence from the James Bond movie "Diamonds are Forever".
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Thor and the Amazon Women
Title: Thor and the Amazon Women
Character: Thor
Released: August 9, 1963
Type: Movie
A race of Amazon warriors is enslaving the men of a country, and the mighty Thor is called upon to help them regain their freedom.
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Doctor in Distress
Title: Doctor in Distress
Character: Sonja's Boyfriend
Released: July 30, 1963
Type: Movie
"Doctor in Distress" is the fifth of the seven films in the "Doctor" series, and focuses on Sir Lancelot Spratt, Simon Sparrow's old teacher and sometimes nemesis. When the eternal bachelor Sir Lancelot injures his back and falls in love with his physiotherapist Iris Marchant, he becomes very distressed and turns to Simon for help. Simon, who now is a senior doctor at fictional Hampden Cross Hospital and hopelessly in love with aspiring actress Delia, sends him to a nature cure clinic in a vain attempt to help him lose weight, but Sir Lancelot can't get Iris off his mind and has her followed, first by a private investigator and eventually by himself. When he finally proposes, she rejects him and marries an old army major, which distresses Sir Lancelot even more.
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Taur the Mighty
Title: Taur the Mighty
Character: Taurus
Released: June 29, 1963
Type: Movie
The warlike men of Kixos murder the king of Surupak and abduct his two daughters, Jia and Tuja. Jia's bridegroom Syros asks the mighty warrior Taurus for assistance. Taurus faithful companion Ubaratuta will give Taurus a hand to defeat the warlike tribe.
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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
Title: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
Character: Roach
Released: September 20, 1962
Type: Movie
A rebellious youth sentenced to a reformatory for robbing a bakery rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his incarceration lead him to re-evaluate his privileged status as a prized athlete.
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Ursus and the Tartar Princess
Title: Ursus and the Tartar Princess
Character: Ursus
Released: December 30, 1961
Type: Movie
Peplum movie from 1961
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Barabbas
Title: Barabbas
Character: Bearded Gladiator
Released: December 23, 1961
Type: Movie
Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where he tries to win his freedom and confront his inner demons, ultimately becoming a follower of the man who was crucified in his place.
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Title: The Avengers
Released: January 7, 1961
Type: TV
The Avengers is a British television series created in the 1960s. It initially focused on Dr. David Keel and his assistant John Steed. Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants. His most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale, Emma Peel and Tara King. Later episodes increasingly incorporated elements of science fiction and fantasy, parody and British eccentricity.
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Sea Fury
Title: Sea Fury
Character: Hendrik
Released: August 26, 1958
Type: Movie
The captain of a tugboat harboured off a Spanish village is lured into a romantic involvement with a young girl at the behest of her father, in the hope of getting his hands on the vessel. Meanwhile, a handsome English sailor, signs on to the boat and before long he and the girl fall for one another. Meanwhile a sinking freighter carrying explosive cargo has to be salvaged....
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The Strange Awakening
Title: The Strange Awakening
Character: Sven
Released: April 16, 1958
Type: Movie
Peter Chance (Lex Barker) suffers a blow to the head and wakes up with amnesia in a luxurious home, where a doctor and several women tell him he's a missing heir who's inherited millions. But Peter soon suspects something is not quite right with their story. He sets out to learn the truth before he's forced to sign a document that purportedly finalizes the transfer of the estate. This drama is based on Hugh Wheeler's novel Puzzle for Fiends.
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Fighting Mad
Title: Fighting Mad
Character: Mike
Released: April 1, 1957
Type: Movie
Muscles Tanner, a boxer, gives up the ring after two fatalities and emigrates to Canada and gets involved with two crooked lumbermen trying to evict a landowner from his plot.
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Die ganze Welt singt nur Amore
Title: Die ganze Welt singt nur Amore
Character: Max, der Athlet
Released: September 14, 1956
Type: Movie
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A Kid for Two Farthings
Title: A Kid for Two Farthings
Character: Sam Heppner
Released: January 20, 1956
Type: Movie
Joe is a young boy who lives with his mother, Joanna, in working-class London. The two reside above the tailor shop of Mr. Kandinsky, who likes to tell Joe stories. When Kandinsky informs Joe that a unicorn can grant wishes, the hopeful lad ends up buying a baby goat with one tiny horn, believing it to be a real unicorn. Undaunted by his rough surroundings, Joe sets about to prove that wishes can come true.
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Pasaporte al infierno
Title: Pasaporte al infierno
Character: Pete Archer
Released: January 1, 1956
Type: Movie
A forger (Carpenter) flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a ruthless gang.
 
 
 
 
 
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