Robert Redford – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Robert Redford American Actor, Director, Producer
Robert Redford

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Gender Male
Age 86 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth August 18, 1936
Full Name Charles Robert Redford Jr
Profession Actor, Director, Producer
Nationality American
Birthplace Santa Monica, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Athletic
Height 5 feet 10½ inches (1.79 m)
Weight 77 kg (169 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Shoe Size 11 (US)

Robert Redford (born on August 18, 1936) in California, U.S. He is an American actor, director, and producer.


Redford began his television career in 1960 and made his acting debut in the science-fiction drama The Twilight Zone (1959). He received nominations for an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as George Laurents in The Voice of Charlie Pont (1962). His greatest Broadway success was the lead role as Paul Bratter in the comedy-romance Barefoot in the Park (1963).

In the movie i.e., Inside Daisy Clover (1965) he played his role opposite Natalie Wood, and for which he won a Golden Globe for the best new star. He alongside Paul Newman played subsequent roles in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), which was a tremendous success and made him a major star.

Redford received fame and huge recognition after the release of Jeremiah Johnson (1972). He had the biggest hit of his career, the blockbuster The Sting (1973), a reunion with Paul Newman. He received nominations for an Academy Award.

Redford started his career as a director with the drama film Ordinary People (1980). The film was one of the most critically and publicly praised films of the decade. It won four Oscars, including Best Picture and the Academy Award for Best Director for Redford. He went on acting and starred as Henry Brubaker in Brubaker (1980).

As a director, he released his third film, A River Runs Through It (1992), and received Best Director and Best Picture nominations in 1995 for Quiz Show.


Robert Redford Education

Qualification: University of Colorado Boulder

School: Van Nuys High School

College: Bard College

Robert Redford Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Producer

Known For: The Sting


Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
The Sundance Kid (1969)
Inside Daisy Clover

Net Worth: USD $170 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Charles Robert Redford

Mother: Martha Hart

Brother: None

Sister: None

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Sibylle Szaggars (m. 2009), Lola Van Wagenen (m. 1958–1985)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Scott Anthony Redford, James Redford

Daughter: Shauna Redford, Amy Redford

Past Relationships:

Kathy O’Rear (1990 – 1995)
Lena Olin (1989 – 1990)
Sônia Braga (1987 – 1988)

Robert Redford Favorites

Favorite Destination: Santa Monica, Sundance, Los Angeles, Miami, Malibu, Berlin, Monaco, New York, London

Favorite Color: Black, Yellow, Whie, Grey, Green, Blue, Silver, Orange, Red, Brown

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