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Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955, the year after he graduated from high school. Robert was a... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2016 The West (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Seer: A Conversation with Wendell Berry (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2015 American Epic (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014-2015 Death Row Stories (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Murder on the Mountain (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Death, Lies and Videotape (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Wrong Man (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Eye for an Eye (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Double Jeopardy (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Adderall Diaries (executive producer)
 2015 A Walk in the Woods (producer)
 2014 Chicagoland (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- City of the Future (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Back of the Yards (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Broken Wings (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Safe Passage (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Second Chances (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Cathedrals of Culture (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Salk Institute for Biological Studies (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Drunktown's Finest (executive producer)
 2013 The March (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 All the President's Men Revisited (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2005-2012 Iconoclasts (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 29 episodes)
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar + Chuck D (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Jamie Oliver & Paul Smith (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Christy Turlington + Tory Burch (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Seth McFarlane & Norah Jones (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Judd Apatow & Lena Dunham (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 The Company You Keep (producer)
 2012 Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 The Conspirator (producer)
 2007 Lions for Lambs (producer)
 2007 The Unforeseen (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 A Thief of Time (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 The Motorcycle Diaries (executive producer)
 2003 Coyote Waits (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Skinwalkers (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 People I Know (executive producer)
 2002 Love in the Time of Money (executive producer)
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (producer)
 2000 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (executive producer)
 1998 A Civil Action (producer)
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (executive producer)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (producer)
 1998 No Looking Back (executive producer)
 1998 Central Station (producer)
 1996 She's the One (executive producer)
 1996 Grand Avenue (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Quiz Show (producer)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (producer)
 1992 Incident at Oglala (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1991 The Dark Wind (executive producer)
 1988 Some Girls (executive producer)
 1988 The Milagro Beanfield War (producer)
 1987 Promised Land (executive producer)
 1980 The Solar Film (Short) (executive producer)
 1972 The Candidate (executive producer - uncredited)
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Stage: Appeared in a production of "Tiger at the Gates" in Bucks County, PA, in 1957. See more »

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7 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 15 Interviews | 25 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 26 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[on filming 'All is Lost'] It was a bold and pure cinematic experience. It was stripped to the bone and I found that very appealing.. Being wet all day was the hardest thing. You get depressed being wet all the time. See more »


He and his A Bridge Too Far (1977) co-star Laurence Olivier are the only people to act in and direct different Academy Award for Best Picture winners: (1) Olivier played Maximilian de Winter in Rebecca (1940) and directed Hamlet (1948), in which he also played the title role and (2) Redford played Johnny Hooker in The Sting (1973) and Denys Finch Hatton in Out of Africa (1985) and directed ... See more »


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