|Country||Cook Islands (the)|
|Face Value||5 Dollars|
Robert Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was two years old when his father lost his life in a work accident as a track worker. Therefore, Robert grew up with his mother and stepfather. During his teenage years he roamed through the country doing diverse jobs to keep himself above water and took on small film roles from time to time. With the role of Lt. Walter, in “The Story of G.I. Joe“, he achieved his breakthrough in the film industry in 1945. He became more and more popular and was considered a role model for body language, facial expressions and linguistic style for generations of male movie actors. During his career “Mitch“ received many awards such as an Oscar nomination for the best supporting actor in his role as Lt. Walker. The American Film Institute has listed him as one of the 25 biggest male film legends in Hollywood.