Selected photos documenting Robert Lawrence Balzer's life.
Robert Balzer, the actor. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts from 1935 to 1936.
Mr. Balzer attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts from 1935 to 1936
1939 - (Left to right, front row)
Herman Wente, Ernest Wente, Dr. Maynard Amerine, Dr. A. J. Winkler.
L. B. Johnson, Cresta Blanca, Ernest Ferrario of Ruby Hill, Harold Price of the San Francisco Wine & Food Society, Frank Garatti of Garatti Winery, Robert Lawrence Balzer.
Robert Lawrence Balzer and Mike Roy on KNX Radio.
1955 - On NBC TV "Books in Review" for California's best wines.
With Ronald Reagan.
1963 - With President Eisenhower as his guest at his restaurant, the Tirol, in Idyllwild, Calif..
With Diva Lily Pons on the occasion of Lincoln's Birthday celebration, featuring dishes from the Second Inaugural in 1865.
Robert Balzer and Yul Brynner (on the set of The King and I)
1971 - Treading grapes during the Fiesta de la Vendimia in Jerez de la Frontera
1972 - Award winning chefs salute Mr. Balzer on his 70th birthday at the Beverly Wilshire as Patrick Terrail looks on.
Balzer with Burgess Meredith
Balzer with Gloria Swanson
1982 - Doing the Charleston with Micky and Minnie en route to the Bistrot Gardens for the Travel Holiday reunion.
Robert Lawrence Balzer, in China in 1983.
Robert Lawrence Balzer and his close friend Olivia de Havilland
With Tommy and Dick Smothers with their newly released wines.