'Longmire' Season 2: Robert Taylor salutes 'big star' whose name he shares

Robert Taylor knows what's in a name.The Australian actor -- who begins his second season playing a highly traditional American character when he returns as the title Wyoming sheriff in "Longmire" Monday, May 27, on A&E -- shares the name of a performer who was a popular member of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's stable of stars from the 1930s through the 1950s."There haven't been any complications from that at all," the "Longmire" Taylor tells Zap2it, "but when I was a kid, people used to mention it to me all the time. Not as many people have heard of him these days. You ask kids who are 20 who he is, and their eyes glaze over. They never heard of him ... but they probably couldn't tell you who the President of the United States is, either."Films such as "Waterloo Bridge,""Ivanhoe" and "A Yank at Oxford" have kept the earlier Taylor, who died in 1969 (and was the second...



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