Job Actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist
Years active 1959-present
Top Roles The Sundance Kid, Captain Hank Wilson, Owen Legate, Paul Bratter, Deputy Sheriff Christopher 'Coop' Cooper
Top GenresDrama, Comedy, Romance, War, Western, Sports
Top TopicsPeriod Piece, Romance (Drama), Politics
Top Collaborators (Director), , (Director),
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Robert Redford Overview:

Actor, Robert Redford, was born Charles Robert Redford Jr. on Aug 18, 1936 in Santa Monica, CA. As of December 2019, Robert Redford was 83 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Robert Redford was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for Ordinary People in 1980.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1973Best ActorThe Sting (1973)Johnny HookerNominated
1980Best DirectorOrdinary People (1980)N/AWon
1994Best DirectorQuiz Show (1994)N/ANominated
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BlogHub Articles:

The Style Essentials--Mia Farrow and in 1974's THE GREAT GATSBY

on Mar 7, 2018 From GlamAmor

Since I recently gave a talk on the most influential costume design of the 1920s at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre, and I'm gearing up to do my next talk on the 1930s on March 17, I can't help be in an Art Deco frame of mind. I regularly discuss the impact of iconic costume design on fashion, but I al... Read full article


Ordinary People (1980, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 25, 2016 From The Stop Button

Two really big things to talk about with Ordinary People. The technical filmmaking–John Bailey’s beautiful, muted photography, Jeff Kanew’s actually peerless editing, Redford’s direction in general–and then Timothy Hutton’s performance, his place in the film, Redf... Read full article


TCM Star of the Month for January:

By minooallen on Jan 5, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Turner Classic Movies’ January Star of the Month: As I?m sure many of our readers know, every month Turner Classic Movies dedicates their Tuesday night primetime line-up to a certain star of the classical era. This month, however, the programmers at TCM decided to shake things u... Read full article


is “The Natural” at The Film Experience

By Anne Marie on Aug 22, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Hey there, Recyclers! As part of the countdown to ’s return to cinema (at least in front of the camera), The Film Experience is doing a series on our favorite fair-haired American legend. I contributed an article on my second or third favorite baseball movie, The Natural, yesterd... Read full article


Dupla Din?mica: Sydney Pollack e

By L? on Jul 17, 2013 From Critica Retro

Dupla Din?mica: Sydney Pollack e Algumas parcerias entre ator e diretor s?o mais famosas que os pr?prios filmes que delas surgiram. ? quase imposs?vel n?o cit?-los juntos: Lillian Gish e D. W. Griffith, Leonardo Di Caprio e Martin Scorsese, Toshiro Mifune e Akira Kurosawa. Outr... Read full article


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Robert Redford Quotes:

Deputy Sheriff Christopher 'Coop' Cooper: Frank, I need a coroner down here right away.
Sheriff Frank Wilson: Who got killed?
Deputy Sheriff Christopher 'Coop' Cooper: Some Indian. The killer's run away with his daughter.


Corie Bratter: You're almost nearly perfect!
Paul Bratter: That's a rotten thing to say!


Sheriff Frank Wilson: Would you boys like to see the Presidential suite?
Deputy Sheriff Christopher 'Coop' Cooper: I think the gentlemen would like to see the bar. The orange juice is on the house; the bourbon is on Sheriff Wilson.


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Robert Redford Facts
He was voted the 30th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

After his suggestions of Warren Beatty, Alain Delon and Burt Reynolds to play the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972) were rejected by Francis Ford Coppola, Paramount production chief Robert Evans suggested Redford. When Coppola demurred, preferring his first choice of Tony Awar-winning Broadway actor Al Pacino, Evans explained that Redford could fit the role as he could be perceived as "northern Italian." Evans lost the struggle, Pacino was cast and a star was born.

He is an environmental conservationist and often advocates and supports natural causes.

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