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Robert Conrad

Mar 1, 1935 – Feb 8, 2020 (Age 84)

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BORN
March 1, 1935
DIED
February 8, 2020
AGE
84

Obituary

Robert Conrad was an actor best known for his starring role as Secret Service agent James West on the 1960s TV show "The Wild Wild West." For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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What a wonderful, sweet, tender, loving man, who was, I believe, sometimes misunderstood for the depth of his soul. I never met anyone with a deeper soul. He appreciated even the smallest kindnesses. So often self-deprecating, often feeling undeserving of those kindnesses. I spoke to him once, chiding him for not eating healthy at that time. His voice choked up and he thanked me. Deep soul. IGYUMSHB

I am so thankful to Robert Conrad for a long and entertaining career. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding guard your hearts and minds while you lovingly support each other during your time of sadness.

Robert James West Conrad, You will always be in my heart and greatly missed. Youve always been my favorite actor from television to radio. I thank God for the opportunity that allowed me to talk with you by way of radio sharing Wild Wild West memories. Thank you for all of your hard work in bringing us such great entertainment for so many years.

Robert was my favourite male television star when I was a kid, starting about when I was 7 years old, because of his personality and his role as Jim West on the Wild, Wild West. I found him (still do) to be quite inspirational as a non-apologetic masculine adult figure, of which there are far too few now even more than then. I actually picked up some of his mannerisms as I religiously watched that programme, and it helped me many times with women and fighting off bullies as well.
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I grew up in the 60's and of course I never missed an episode of the Wild, Wild West which is probably the best series in television history. Robert Conrad was quoted as saying that there was no one else like him in the acting business. The fact that he could do his own stunts and choreograph the fight scenes that were vastly more realistic than anything else on screen is testament to that. I would like to know if Bruce Lee was a fan because you can see Conrad's influence in the Lee films. I...

Bob you were my idol for years!! You were James West!! Rest in peace my friend

RIP Pappy. Your legacy will live on with your work

My heart goes out to the comrade family over the loss of their father who was a spectacular man With endearing talent