Robert Mulligan
Date of Birth
Aug 23, 1925
Birth Place:
Bronx, New York, NY


After a stab at studying for the priesthood, Bronx-born Robert Mulligan majored in radio communications at Fordham University. He carried over his radio skills into his WWII service with the Marines, then landed a postwar job in the editorial department of the New York Times. He joined the CBS television network as a messenger boy, graduating to director of such live series as Suspense and...