Robert William "Dabbs" Greer (April 2, 1917 – April 28, 2007) was an American movie, television, and stage actor. He was known for his role as Old Paul Edgecomb in the 1999 movie The Green Mile. He has also acted in Broadway plays. Greer was born on April 2, 1917 in Fairview, Missouri. He never married and had no children. He died on April 28, 2007 in Pasadena, California from renal failure and heart disease. He was 90 years old when he died.
Robert William Greer
April 2, 1917
|Died||April 28, 2007 (aged 90)|
|Cause of death||Renal failure|
|Resting place||Peace Valley Cemetery Anderson, Missouri|
|Known for||Old Paul Edgecomb in The Green Mile|
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