Born 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, American actor and singer Robert Conrad is best known for his role in the 1965–1969 television series The Wild Wild West, playing the sophisticated Secret Service agent James T. West. He portrayed World War II ace Pappy Boyington in the television series Baa Baa Black Sheep (later syndicated as Black Sheep Squadron).
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In addition to acting, Conrad was a singer and recorded several pop/rock songs in the late 1950s and early 1960s as Bob Conrad. He hosted a weekly two-hour national radio show (The PM Show with Robert Conrad) on CRN Digital Talk Radio beginning in 2008.
Conrad died of heart failure in Malibu, California in 2020, at the age of 84. Take a look at these vintage photos to see portraits of a young and handsome Robert Conrad in the 1960s.