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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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 2015 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2014 Forty Panes (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2015 A Walk in the Woods (producer) (post-production)
 2015 The West (TV Mini-Series) (executive 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 Death Row Stories (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Rough Justice in the Big Easy (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Killer Cop (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Blood & Water (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Ride to the Rescue (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Innocence and the Intern (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 »

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 15 Interviews | 23 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 26 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I learned early that you'd better know what you're talking about. You'd better realize that certain issues are going to be so hot - no matter what reason, what logic you apply to it - you're going to be met with an opposition just because their viewpoint is different, and there's no way they're going to accept your reasoning. Furthermore, they're going to attack you because you will be portrayed ... See more »

Trivia:

Lost out on the role of Ben Braddock in The Graduate (1967) because director Mike Nichols didn't think anyone would believe Redford would have trouble getting "the girl". See more »

Trademark:

Films often reflect his liberal political views See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Leo

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