Starred in "Hughie" on Broadway, 1965. Nominated for Tony award.
1 Print Biography |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
Jason Robards Jr. | Jason Robards Sr.
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
I would much rather be on the stage. I do films, but I've really been on stage most of my life. It's not only more of an emotional experience, but it's also a communication. It's the satisfaction of saying something about the human condition through the author, with the actors acting as the instrument, and then hearing the audience response.
In 1972, he was in a horrifying accident on a winding California road. He drove his car into the side of a mountain and nearly died. His acute drinking problem contributed to the accident. He slowly recovered after extensive surgery and facial reconstruction.
Gravelly but commanding voice