August 18, 1936
84 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
74 kg | 163 lbs
11 US | 44 EU
Charles Robert Redford Jr. was born in Santa Monica, California, United States, on August 18, 1936, is an American actor and director.
Young Robert Redford began his acting career on the New York stage.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Tall Story" (1959).
He got his first big break in role as Paul in a play "Barefoot in the Park" (1963) on Broadway, at the Biltmore Theatre.
He made his big screen debut in romantic comedy movie Tall Story (1960) in role as basketball player.
Robert's breakthrough performance came as Sundance Kid in Western film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
He made his directorial debut with drama movie Ordinary People (1980).
Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia (2020) comedy in voice role as Lokia the Dolphin Monster
Avengers: Endgame (2019) superhero in cameo role as Alexander Pierce
The Old Man & the Gun (2018) drama crime in role as Forrest Tucker, opposite Casey Affleck and Sissy Spacek
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Johnny "Kelly" Hooker in crime drama movie The Sting (1973).
He won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Director for directing drama film Ordinary People (1980).
He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Picture and for Best Director for historical film Quiz Show (1994), which he produced and directed.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:
All Is Lost (2013) survival drama in role as Our Man
The Old Man & the Gun (2018) drama crime in role as Forrest Tucker
He won a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor for his role as Wade Lewis in drama film Inside Daisy Clover (1965).
He directed and starred in role as Tom Booker in drama film The Horse Whisperer (1998) for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Director.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Director for directing drama film A River Runs Through It (1992).
He played Alexander Pierce in superhero film Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).
The Chase (1966) drama crime with Marlon Brando and Jane Fonda
The Way We Were (1973) romantic drama with Barbra Streisand
The Great Gatsby (1974) romantic drama opposite Mia Farrow
Three Days of the Condor (1975) political thriller with Faye Dunaway and Max von Sydow
All the President's Men (1976) political thriller with Dustin Hoffman
The Electric Horseman (1979) western adventure romance with Jane Fonda
Out of Africa (1985) epic romantic drama opposite Meryl Streep and Klaus Maria Brandauer
The Natural (1984) drama sport opposite Kim Basinger, Glenn Close and Robert Duvall
Indecent Proposal (1993) drama romance opposite Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson
Up Close & Personal (1996) romantic drama with Michelle Pfeiffer
Havana (1990) drama directed by Sydney Pollack
Sneakers (1992) comedy caper with River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier and Dan Aykroyd
Spy Game (2001) crime thriller with Brad Pitt
Jeremiah Johnson (1972) western in role as Jeremiah Johnson
Barefoot in the Park (1967) romance comedy with Jane Fonda
Brubaker (1980) prison drama opposite Morgan Freeman
Graduated from Van Nuys High School, Los Angeles in 1954.
Attended the University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, Colorado.
Studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
Studied drama at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.
Has English, Scottish, Irish and Scots-Irish ancestry.
He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1996.
He won the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1994.
Friend with Sydney Pollack.
He received Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2002.
He was awarded the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 1995.
Founded Sundance Institute in Park City, Utah, (1981).
He is owner of Wildwood Enterprises, Inc.
Founded the Sundance Institute, Sundance Cinemas, Sundance Catalog and the Sundance Channel.
He is the President and co-Founder of Sundance Productions.
Supports environmentalism, Native American rights and LGBT rights.
Lives in Sundance, Utah, United States.
He was married to Lola Van Wagenen (1958-1985), they had four children:
Scott Anthony (September 1, 1959 – November 17, 1959)
David James "Jamie"
Amy Hart Redford
He married Sibylle Szaggars in 2009.
He dated Kathy O'Rear (1990-1995), Lena Olin (1989-1990) and Sônia Braga (1987-1988).