Spouse Anne Helm (m. 1972–1980)
|Name Robert Viharo|
Years active 1960's - 2000's
|Born August 14, 1942 (age 73) (1942-08-14) U.S.|
Children Will Viharo, Serena Viharo
Movies Villa Rides, Bare Knuckles, Valley of the Dolls, Hide in Plain Sight, Happy Birthday - Gemini
Similar People Will Viharo, Anne Helm, Jeane Manson, Buzz Kulik, Rob Nilsson
Return to Macon County (trailer) - Don Johnson
Robert Viharo (born August 14, 1942) is an American actor. He made an early appearance in 1966 as Harry in Dark Shadows. He is notable for his role in Valley of the Dolls in 1967. playing the part of a Broadway Director. He had the starring role as Zachary Kane in the 1977 action film Bare Knuckles. He also played the part of Col. Ernesto Dorio in the 1989 film Romero.
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- Personal life
Robert viharo and son at the last parkway thrillville 5 8 2008
From 1966 to 1991, he appeared in numerous television shows. In Dark Shadows in 1966 he played the part of Harry. In the same year he was in The Fugitive. Gunsmoke Season 18 (1972–73) episode 11 "The Sodbusters" he played the part of the gunslinger Dick Shaw. The 1980s saw him in such shows as Hardcastle and McCormick in the "Black Widow" episode, TJ Hooker playing the part of John Simone in the "Funny Money" episode, and Hill Street Blues in the "Last Chance Salon" episode. He also appeared in "Chips".
In the early 1990s he played Caesar in Palace Guard.
In the 1960s he appeared in Valley of the Dolls (1967), Villa Rides (1968) which starred Yul Brynner and Robert Mitchum, and Stuntman (1968) opposite Gina Lollobrigida. In 1977 Viharo starred alongside Sherry Jackson as Zachary Kane in Bare Knuckles, a film about a bounty hunter. This also starred John Daniels, Sherry Jackson and Gloria Hendry. His other films included Return to Macon County (1975), I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977), The Evil (1978), Hide in Plain Sight (1980), Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980), and The Night Stalker (1987).
One of his later roles was in Presque Isle in 2007.
His 1977 film Bare Knuckles has been described by some as a "so bad it’s good” cult classic" to the "all-you-can-eat buffet of grindhouse cinema" to a "classic blaxploitation film".
Viharo was married to actress Jennifer West in the late 1960s and had two sons, Rome Viharo and Zola Viharo.
Viharo was married to actress Anne Helm in the early 1970s and divorced some time later. They had one daughter together, Serena Viharo. Helm's marriage to Viharo was her second. In 1981 he married actress and singer Jeane Manson; the marriage was again short-lived.
He is also the father of Will Viharo, an author.