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Dad’s Carbon Copy! Robert Mitchum' Son Chris Followed In His Father’s Footsteps And Looks Just Like Him

July 23, 2019 17:27

Actor Robert Mitchum was a screen legend during his time. He was known for his role in The Story of G.I. Joe and Night of the Hunter. The famous actor who starred in more than a hundred movies died in his sleep at the age of 79.

Family man

Robert Mitchum married his childhood sweetheart, Dorothy Spence, in Delaware. Despite rumors of his extramarital escapades, Mitchum and his wife were married for almost six decades.

The couple had three children – Jim, Christopher, and Petrine.

Robert’s carbon copy

Robert Mitchum's second son, Christopher is a carbon copy of his father. By the way, he decided to follow in his famous father’s footsteps and became an actor.

A lot of people may claim Chris is a spitting image of his legendary father! With his dad's good looks and adventurous nature, Chris proved to be an exceptional action lead.

Chris is known for such movies as Savage Harbor, SFX Retaliator, Aftershock, Striking Point, and Lycanthrope.

Though his career took a downturn, he was popular in the foreign markets like Spain, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Chris worked his way up to production from acting roles in about 60 films.

As an established actor, he actually prefers writing and co-penned the screenplay for the film Angel of Fury. He was married to Cindy Mitchum. The couple has 4 children.

Chris about growing up with his father

While the actor and his siblings were growing up, their father Robert was often absent. Speaking on what it was like growing up with a famous father, Chris said:

He started acting around the time I was born, so I grew as his career was growing. He did the best he could, and when he was around, we had fun.

Robert Mitchum's son Christopher is indeed a spitting image of his legendary father.