Here are some of Robert Vaughn's most memorable roles. He appeared mostly in small TV and movie roles after the 1980s.
• The Young Philadelphians (1959): Won an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor as a disabled Army veteran accused of murder.
• Law of the Plainsman (1959): Memorable appearance as young Teddy Roosevelt in this NBC western led the network to propose a
series about the president-to-be. He declined.
• The Magnificent Seven (1960): Guaranteed movie immortality, even if he was one of the gunfighters who died.
• The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964-68): International recognition as Napoleon Solo, agent of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement. "It was James Bond on television, and James Bond was the hottest thing in movies," Vaughn says. "So I got the spillover."
• The Bridge at Remagen (1969): Fought Nazis with George Segal and Ben Gazzara.
• Portrait: The Man From Independence (1974): Gave 'em hell as Harry S Truman in an ABC drama.
• Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1976): Collected an Emmy as an H.R. Haldeman-like presidential henchman in ABC's 12-hour roman a clef of the besieged Nixon White House.
• Backstairs at the White House (1979): Portrayal of Woodrow Wilson earned an Emmy nomination.
• Battle Beyond the Stars (1980): Camped it up in a space spoof penned by John Sayles and produced by Roger Corman.