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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 34 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Sting
The Sting Johnny Hooker
(1973)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
(1969)
All the President's Men
(1976)
Out of Africa
(1985)

Filmography

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 2018 Old Man and the Gun (producer) (pre-production)
 2017 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 Our Souls at Night (producer) (post-production)
 2016 American Epic: The Big Bang (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 The American Epic Sessions (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Big Bang (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Ocean Warriors (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Perseverance (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Life and Death (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Truth and Lies (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Engage the Enemy (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Who's the Bad Guy? (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 The American West (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Last Vendetta (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Frontier Justice (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Killing (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Outlaw Rising (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Showdown (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Out of the Many, the One (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 American Epic (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
 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 (Documentary) (executive producer - segment "The Salk Institute")
 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 Play: Tall Story. Comedy. Written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Suggested by the novel "The Homecoming Game" by Howard Nemerov. Featuring songs by Joe Hornsby, Ben G. Allen and Jerry Teifer. Music arranged by Edward Thomas. Scenic Design by George Jenkins. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Belasco Theatre: 29 Jan 1959- 2 May 1959 (... See more »

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7 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 15 Interviews | 26 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the Sundance Film Festival] Political activism has been a part of my life and part of the films I try to make. But we don't focus on any one theme or another. We don't take any ideological stance. I'm anti-ideology. Our work tries to transcend politics. Whatever side you're on, we try to show stories from every part of the country, and so 'red state, blue state' doesn't mean a whole lot to us. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Films often reflect his liberal political views See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Leo

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