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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, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955, the year after he graduated from high school. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 37 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

All Is Lost
All Is Lost Our Man
(2013)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
(1969)
The Company You Keep
(2012)
The Sting
The Sting Johnny Hooker
(1973)

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 2018 Old Man and the Gun (producer) (completed)
 2017 Our Souls at Night (producer)
 2015 The Adderall Diaries (executive producer)
 2015 A Walk in the Woods (producer)
 2014 Drunktown's Finest (executive producer)
 2012 The Company You Keep (producer)
 2010 The Conspirator (producer)
 2007 Lions for Lambs (producer)
 2004 The Motorcycle Diaries (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)
 1994 Quiz Show (producer)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (producer)
 1991 The Dark Wind (executive producer)
 1988 Some Girls (executive producer)
 1988 The Milagro Beanfield War (producer)
 1987 Promised Land (executive producer)
 1972 The Candidate (executive producer - uncredited)
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Stage Play: The Highest Tree. Written by Dore Schary. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Marvin Reiss. Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Klaus Holm. Directed by Dore Schary. Longacre Theatre: 4 Nov 1959- 21 Nov 1959 (21 performances). Cast: Diana Douglas (as "Mary Macready"), Kenneth MacKenna... See more »

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7 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 15 Interviews | 27 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on refusing the role of Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate (1967), the role that made Dustin Hoffman a star seven years before Redford obtained super-star status himself] I never did look like a 21-year-old just out of college who'd never been laid. See more »

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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... See more »

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Films often reflect his liberal political views See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Leo

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