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Robert Duvall


Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a two-year hitch in the army after graduating in 1953.... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 59 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Racing Legacy (post-production) (rumored)
 2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie)
Russian General (uncredited)
 2012 Jayne Mansfield's Car
Jim Caldwell
 2011 Seven Days in Utopia
Johnny Crawford
 2009/I The Road
Old Man
 2009 The Godfather II (Video Game)
Tom Hagen (voice)
 2008 The Godfather II: Crime Rings (Video Game)
Tom Hagen (voice)
 2007 The Godfather: Blackhand Edition (Video Game)
Tom Hagen (voice)
 2007 The Godfather: The Don's Edition (Video Game)
Tom Hagen (voice)
 2006 The Godfather: Mob Wars (Video Game)
Tom Hagen (voice)
 2006 Broken Trail (TV Mini-Series)
Prentice Ritter
- Part Two (2006) ... Prentice Ritter
- Part One (2006) ... Prentice Ritter
 2006 The Godfather (Video Game)
Tom Hagen (voice)
 2005 Thank You for Smoking
Captain
 2005 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
 2002 Assassination Tango
John J.
 2000 A Shot at Glory
Gordon McLeod
 1998 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various
- Garth Brooks (1998) ... Various
 1997 The Apostle
The Apostle E.F.
 1996 Sling Blade
Karl's Father
 1995 Something to Talk About
Wyly King
 1992 Stalin (TV Movie)
Stalin
 1992 The Plague
Joseph Grand
 1991 Convicts
Soll Gautier
 1990 A Show of Force
Howard
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale
Commander
 1987 Hotel Colonial
Roberto Carrasco (Luca Venieri)
 1986 Waylon Jennings: America (Video short)
Doctor
 1986 Let's Get Harry
Norman Shrike
 1986 Belizaire the Cajun
The Preacher
 1985 The Lightship
Calvin Caspary
 1983 The Terry Fox Story (TV Movie)
Bill Vigars
 1979 The Great Santini
Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum
 1978 The Betsy
Loren Hardeman III
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Hagen
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Tom Hagen
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Tom Hagen
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Tom Hagen
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Tom Hagen
 1977 The Greatest
Bill McDonald
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Colonel Radl
 1975 The Killer Elite
George Hansen
 1975 Breakout
Jay Wagner
 1974 The Conversation
The Director (uncredited)
 1973 Badge 373
Eddie Ryan
 1973 Lady Ice
Ford Pierce
 1972 Joe Kidd
Frank Harlan
 1971 THX 1138
THX
 1970 The Revolutionary
Despard
 1965-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Gerald Wilson / Joseph Troy / Ernie Milden / ...
- Nightmare Road (1969) ... Gerald Wilson
- The Harvest (1968) ... Joseph Troy
- The Executioners: Part 1 (1967) ... Ernie Milden
- The Scourge (1966) ... Johnny Albin
- The Giant Killer (1965) ... Joseph Maurice Walker
 1969 The Rain People
Gordon
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Matt Jenkins
- Keep the Faith, Baby (1969) ... Matt Jenkins
 1968 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Margolin
- The People Next Door (1968) ... Dr. Margolin
 1968 The Detective
Nestor
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Raymond Cane
- Square House (1968) ... Raymond Cane
 1968 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Richard Fletcher
- The Killing Scene (1968) ... Richard Fletcher
 1968 Flesh and Blood (TV Movie)
Howard
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Dr. Horace Humphries
- The Night of the Falcon (1967) ... Dr. Horace Humphries
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Joe Wyman
- The Roarer (1967) ... Joe Wyman
 1967 Countdown
Chiz
 1965-1967 Combat! (TV Series)
Michel / Peter Halsman / Karl
- The Partisan (1967) ... Michel
- Cry for Help (1966) ... Peter Halsman
- The Enemy (1965) ... Karl
 1966-1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Laurent / Scorpio
- The Long Chase (1967) ... Laurent
- Crossing at Destino Bay (1966) ... Scorpio
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Raul Nimon
- Chase Through Time (1967) ... Raul Nimon
 1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game (TV Movie)
Eddie Franchot
 1966 Shane (TV Series)
Tom Gary
- Poor Tom's A-Cold (1966) ... Tom Gary
 1966 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Allie Froelich
- The Death of a Dream (1966) ... Allie Froelich
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Dick Olmstead
- The Theory of the Innocent Bystander (1966) ... Dick Olmstead
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Frank Reeser
- Guilty or Not Guilty (1966) ... Frank Reeser
 1966 The Chase
Edwin Stewart
 1961-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Bill Andrews / Luke Jackson / Al Rogart
- Only a Child (1965) ... Bill Andrews
- Metamorphosis (1963) ... Luke Jackson
- Perjury (1961) ... Al Rogart
 1965 Nightmare in the Sun
Motorcyclist
 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Zar
- The Invaders (1965) ... Zar (as Robert Duval)
 1963-1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Eric Christian / Leslie Sessions
- Brass Ring (1965) ... Leslie Sessions
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Adam Ballard / Louis Mace
- The Inheritors: Part 2 (1964) ... Adam Ballard
- The Inheritors: Part 1 (1964) ... Adam Ballard
- The Chameleon (1964) ... Louis Mace
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Harvey Farnsworth
- Portrait of an Unknown Man (1964) ... Harvey Farnsworth
 1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Richard Whitley
- Lament for a Dead Goldbrick (1964) ... Richard Whitley
 1963 Captain Newman, M.D.
Capt. Paul Cabot Winston
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Morton Ware
- The Quality of Justice (1963) ... Morton Ware
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Joby Pierce
- Joby (1963) ... Joby Pierce
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Johnny Keel
 1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Charley Parkes
- Miniature (1963) ... Charley Parkes
 1961-1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Lee Winters / Arnie / Roman
- Suppose I Said I Was the Queen of Spain (1963) ... Lee Winters
- Birdcage on My Foot (1961) ... Arnie
- The Newborn (1961) ... Roman
 1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Eddie Moon
- Blues for a Gone Goose (1963) ... Eddie Moon
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Barney Sonners / Johnny Meigs / L. Francis Childe / ...
- Torment Him Much and Hold Him Long (1962) ... Barney Sonners
- The One Marked Hot Gives Cold (1962) ... L. Francis Childe
- A Hole in the City (1961) ... Lewis Nunda (as Robert S. Duvall)
 1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Bart Collins
- Bad Actor (1962) ... Bart Collins
 1961 Shannon (TV Series)
Joey Nolan
- The Big Fish (1961) ... Joey Nolan
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Tom Nugent
- King of the Mountain (1961) ... Tom Nugent
 1959-1960 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Tony Newman / Berks
- Positive Identification (1960) ... Tony Newman
- The Jailbreak (1959) ... Berks
 1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
 1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
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Other Works:

TV commercial: DirecTV in which he parodied his character in The Apostle (1997) (2004). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 10 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Duval | Robert S. Duvall

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

Making the first Godfather was more laughs than making Godfather II. That's because Jimmy Caan was in the first Godfather. See more »

Trivia:

He says the work he is most proud of by far is his role as the former Texas Ranger "Augustus McCrae" in the 1990 TV miniseries Lonesome Dove (1989). See more »

Trademark:

Southern characters See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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