Robert Redford

Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Robert Redford is an American actor, director, and producer known for his iconic roles in films like "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "The Sting." Born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, Redford grew up in a middle-class family and attended the University of Colorado, where he studied art and theater.

After college, Redford moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. He made his Broadway debut in 1959 in the play "Tall Story." In 1960, he appeared in the Broadway production of "The Highest Tree." His work on stage caught the attention of Hollywood producers, and he soon began landing roles in films.

Redford's breakthrough role came in 1967 when he starred opposite Paul Newman in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." The film was a massive success and cemented Redford's status as a leading man. He went on to star in several other successful films, including "The Sting," "The Way We Were," and "All the President's Men."

In addition to his work on screen, Redford has also directed and produced several films. His directorial debut came in 1980 with the film "Ordinary People," which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. He went on to direct several other films, including "A River Runs Through It" and "The Horse Whisperer."

Redford has also been involved in environmental activism and founded the Sundance Institute, which supports independent filmmakers. He has also been a vocal advocate for climate change awareness and has worked to protect public lands.

Despite his success in Hollywood, Redford has remained committed to his theater roots. In 2016, he returned to Broadway to star in the play "The Price," which was directed by Terry Kinney. The play received positive reviews, with critics praising Redford's performance.

In addition to his work on stage and screen, Redford is also a musician. He has played the guitar since he was a teenager and has performed in several films, including "The Electric Horseman" and "The Natural."

Redford has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. He has been nominated for several Academy Awards and has won two, including one for Lifetime Achievement. He has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the French Legion of Honor.

Redford has been married twice and has three children. He is known for his private nature and has rarely spoken publicly about his personal life. Despite his success, he has remained humble and grounded, often shying away from the spotlight.

In conclusion, Robert Redford is a legendary actor, director, and producer known for his iconic roles in films like "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "The Sting." He got his start on Broadway and has remained committed to his theater roots throughout his career. He has also been involved in environmental activism and founded the Sundance Institute, which supports independent filmmakers. Despite his success, he has remained humble and grounded, and his contributions to the entertainment industry will be remembered for generations to come.

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Robert Redford STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1963
Paul Bratter

Mike Mitchell

Dennis Walsh

Frederick Ashe, Jr. (Buzz)

Myers [Replacement]

Robert Redford Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 1962 - Performance

Robert Redford, Sunday in New York

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Robert Redford has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Robert Redford has not appeared in the West End

Robert Redford has been nominated for the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in the Broadway show "Sunday in New York".

Robert Redford has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in the Broadway production of "Sunday in New York".

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