Robert Redford Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 85 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth August 18, 1936

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 10½ inches (1.79 m)
Weight 77 kg (169 lbs)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Known For The Sting
Full Name Charles Robert Redford Jr
Profession Actor, Director, Producer
Nationality American
Birthplace Santa Monica, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo

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

Career

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

Debut:

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(s): None

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

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

Children: 2

Son(s): Scott Anthony Redford, James Redford

Daughter(s): Shauna Redford, Amy Redford

Dating History:

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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