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Jason Robards

Also Credited As: Jason Robards, Jr.
 
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Date of Birth: July 26, 1922 (100)
 

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Jason Pintar and Adam Elsberry sing Yes Sir That's My Baby as it was sung by Jason Ro Photo

Jason Pintar and Adam Elsberry sing Yes Sir That's My Baby as it was sung by Jason Robards to Barbara Harris in the film of A Thousand Clowns.

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Jason Robards Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2000 - Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Gold Star
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Drama League Awards - 1997 - Unique Contribution to the Theatre Gold Star
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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Actor - Play
Jason Robards, Molly Sweeney
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1992 - The American Express Tribute Gold Star
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Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Jason Robards, A Touch of the Poet
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1974 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Jason Robards, A Moon for the Misbegotten
 
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Jason Robards, The Country Girl
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Jason Robards, Hughie
 
Theatre World Awards - 1957 - Performance Gold Star
Jason RobardsLong Day’s Journey Into Night
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Jason Robards, Long Day's Journey Into Night

Jason Robards News

Sam Mendes to Receive Ebert Director Award at TIFF Photo Sam Mendes to Receive Ebert Director Award at TIFF
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022

Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, has shared that Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Sam Mendes will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award. The TIFF Tribute Awards presented by BVLGARI will return to an in-person gala fundraiser during the 47th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Return to the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for Limited Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Return to the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for Limited Run in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

The London return of the five-time Tony Award winning epic THE LEHMAN TRILOGY will play for a limited 17-week season at the Gillian Lynne Theatre from 24 January 2023, with an opening night set for 8 February.

The Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 39th Elliot Norton Award Winners Photo The Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 39th Elliot Norton Award Winners
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022

Awards were announced tonight for more than two dozen outstanding actors, directors, designers, ensembles and productions by the Boston Theater Critics Association at The 39th Elliot Norton Awards. 

39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List! Photo 39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

More than 60 nominations in over two dozen categories of outstanding actors, directors, designers, choreographers, musicians, and productions were announced today by the Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) for the 39th Elliot Norton Awards.

The Negro Ensemble & Penn Live Arts Set New Residency For 2022-23 Season Photo The Negro Ensemble & Penn Live Arts Set New Residency For 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022

Penn Live Arts (PLA) and the Tony and Obie Award-winning Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) have announced a new residency that brings together one of the most important Black theatre producers in the United States and the University of Pennsylvania's nexus of the performing arts, two legacy organizations that share a mission of advancing innovative, contemporary theatre.

Photos: Sara Bareilles Performs at Roundabout Gala Honoring Chita Rivera Photo Photos: Sara Bareilles Performs at Roundabout Gala Honoring Chita Rivera
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 8, 2022

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored the great Chit Rivera at its 2022 Gala 'Paint the Town' at the Ziegfield Ballroom in New York City. The evening celebrated Ms. Rivera's contribution to the theater and include the presentation of The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre.

LOVE LETTERS Comes to the Hatbox This Month Photo LOVE LETTERS Comes to the Hatbox This Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney was nominated in 1990 for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama. It follows the ever-changing relationship of Andrew and Melissa through 50-plus years of correspondence, starting at age 6 in first grade.

DREAM A LITTLE DREAM Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release Photo DREAM A LITTLE DREAM Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release
by Michael Major - Jan 25, 2022

Starring Academy Award® Winner Jason Robards (All The President’s Men, Parenthood, Magnolia), Dream a Little Dream is the next cult classic in the Vestron Video Collectors’ series, arriving on Blu-ray™ and Digital from Lionsgate. The cast features Piper Laurie, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, and more. Check out the release's bonus features now!

Wake Up With BWW 1/5: James Monroe Iglehart Joins CHICAGO, Chris Evans to Play Gene K Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/5: James Monroe Iglehart Joins CHICAGO, Chris Evans to Play Gene Kelly in New Film, and More!
by - Jan 5, 2022

Today's top stories include the casting of James Monroe Iglehart in Chicago on Broadway! Plus, Chris Evans is in talks to star as Gene Kelly in a new movie! Flying Over Sunset announces January 16 closing date, Paradise Square delays its Broadway opening due to COVID-19, and more.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2022

Jason Robards Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, September 15- Light the Lights! Sondheim  Celebrates His Newly Re VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 15- Light the Lights! Sondheim Celebrates His Newly Re-Named Theater
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2017

On Wednesday, September 15th, 2010, the Broadway community gathered alongside Stephen Sondheim as the lights of the newly dedicated Stephen SondheimTheatre marquee are lit for the first time.

BWW TV: She's a Shining Light! O'Neill Theatre Center Honors Judith Light with Monte Cristo Award!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2017

It was a night full of Broadway and TV reunions for beloved stage and screen star Judith Light at the 2017 Monte Cristo Award ceremony earlier this week, presented by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and held for the first time at 583 Park Avenue. Light's LOMBARDI co-star Dan Lauria and 'Ugly Betty' co-star Michael Urie joined in on the celebrations, and Director Thomas Kail presented Light with her honor. 

BWW TV: Inside OLD TIMES' Opening Night on Broadway with Clive Owen, Eve Best & Kelly Reilly!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's stars at the after-party - check out what they had to say about bringing the Pinter play to Broadway!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Broadway-Bound OLD TIMES!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 26, 2015

Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, is coming to Broadway as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly. The show will begin preview performances on Thursday, September 17, 2015, and open officially on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street).

WHITE CHRISTMAS Cast Celebrates 100th Year of New Haven's Shubert Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 23, 2014

What better way to commemorate the 100th birthday of one of the nation's most storied theaters - The Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut - than with a special video starring the national company of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the first show to take the stage in the theater's centennial year?

STAGE TUBE: Watch Roundabout's Full 2012-13 Season- Abridged!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has presented a grand total of six plays and one musical since last June, starting with the Jim Parsons-led Harvey and concluding with The Big Knife, which just opened on Tuesday night at the American Airlines Theatre. Miss any of the shows from the 2012-13 season? Catch up by watching abridged versions of every show below!

BWW TV: Kevin Spacey Receives EDWIN BOOTH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
by Robert Diamond - Jan 11, 2011

Academy Award® winner, Kevin Spacey, CBE, was presented with the EDWIN BOOTH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at a special fundraising gala at the landmarked mansion at 16 Gramercy Park South, (East 20 off Park Ave,) New York City on January 10, 2011.

BWW TV Special: Stephen Sondheim Theatre Unveiled
by James Sims - Sep 17, 2010

On Wednesday, September 15th at 6:30PM, the Broadway community gathered alongside Stephen Sondheim as the lights of the newly dedicated Stephen Sondheim Theatre marquee are lit for the first time...


Jason Robards Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jason Robards been nominated for?
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement (The Lortels) , Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Best Actor - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Molly Sweeney , The American Express Tribute (Helen Hayes Awards) for , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for A Touch of the Poet , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Country Girl , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hughie Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night .

What awards has Jason Robards won?
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement (The Lortels), Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards), The American Express Tribute (Helen Hayes Awards) for , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Country Girland Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Long Day’s Journey Into Night.