Robert Wagner Sr. was a well-to-do steel company executive who decided to move his family to Beverly Hills when his son Robert John Wagner Jr. was nine. Robert Jr who would later be referred to as RJ reveled in the glory of what was Hollywood.
Wagner's 43 year friendship with Eddie Albert began in 1962 and had ended in 2005, when Wagner attended Albert's funeral.
Robert is the father of Katie Wagner, a frequent TV host.
Robert went blind for four weeks after being submerged at one point in an industrial strength foaming agent during the bathtub scene for the 1963 film The Pink Panther.
In June 2000, Robert sued Aaron Spelling Productions for $20 million charging that he was cheated out of profits on the Fox series Beverly Hills, 90210.
He currently hosts the Fox Movie Channel series Hour of Stars, which show restored episodes of The 20th Century-Fox Hour.
Robert, to this day, rarely talks about Natalie Wood's horrific death.
On July 16, 1972, he remarried Natalie Wood on their yacht " The Spendour".
On April 27, 1962, his first marriage to Natalie Wood ended in divorce.
Robert frequently tours the United States with his wife Jill St. John performing the play Love Letters.
Robert once dated actress Debbie Reynolds.
Robert adopted Natalie Wood's daugher Natasha Gregson, after they remarried.
Robert has portrayed the character Jonathan Hart in 9 different Hart to Hart telefilms.
Robert starred on the popular show Hart to Hart for 5 years with Stefanie Powers.
His first television series was It Takes a Thief in 1968.
Robert has portrayed both Spencer Tracy's son and brother on film.
In 1950, he signed a studio contract with 20th Century Fox.
He made his film debut in the 1950 film Happy Years.
Robert was once a golf caddy for actor Clark Gable.
On December 28th, 1957, in Scottsdale, Arizona, he married Natalie Wood for the first time.
Robert and his family moved to Los Angeles from Detroit when he was 7 years old.
Robert Wagner: (on the couple of idols he adored, next to Eddie Albert): I was spawned by some pretty good people in this business - Mr. Astaire, Mr. Tracy. They stopped and took their time to talk to people.