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Robert Redford

Robert Redford

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Born: August 18, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1957:
After leaving college, worked as a carpenter, shop assistant, and oil field worker
1957:
Traveled to Europe and lived in Paris and Florence
1958:
TV debut, "Perry Mason" (CBS)
1959:
Made Broadway debut with minor role in comedy "Tall Story"
1960:
Landed breakthrough TV role playing a Nazi soldier opposite Charles Laughton in "In the Presence of Mine Enemies," the final installment of "Playhouse 90" (CBS)
1961:
First major role on Broadway, "Sunday in New York"
1961:
Bought Utah ranch THAT eventually became home of Sundance Film Festival
1962:
Made film acting debut in "War Hunt"; Sydney Pollack co-starred
1963:
Received Emmy nomination for supporting role in "The Voice of Charlie Pont"; aired on "Alcoa Premiere" (ABC)
1965:
First film with Natalie Wood, "Inside Daisy Clover"; portrayed a bisexual movie star
1966:
Initial screen teaming with Jane Fonda, "The Chase"
1966:
Reteamed with Natalie Wood in "This Property Is Condemned," directed by Sydney Pollack
1967:
Recreated stage role of uptight newlywed Paul Bratter in film version of "Barefoot in the Park" opposite Jane Fonda
1968:
Formed Wildwood International (later renamed Wildwood Enterprises)
1969:
Landed breakthrough screen role as Harry Longbaugh aka 'The Sundance Kid' in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," co-starring Paul Newman; directed by George Roy Hill and scripted by William Goldman
1969:
First film produced under Wildwood banner, "Downhill Racer"
1972:
Played a jewel thief in comedy "The Hot Rock," scripted by William Goldman
1972:
Starred as frontiersman "Jeremiah Johnson"; directed by Sydney Pollack
1972:
Cast as a Kennedy-esque politician in "The Candidate," scripted by Oscar-winner Jeremy Larner
1973:
Starred opposite Barbra Streisand in romantic drama "The Way We Were," directed by Sydney Pollack
1973:
Reteamed with Paul Newman and director George Roy Hill for period caper comedy "The Sting"
1973:
First made exhibitors' annual poll of top ten box office stars; placed 5th
1974:
Starred as F. Scott Fitzgerald's anti-hero Jay Gatsby in lavish film remake "The Great Gatsby"
1975:
Reunited with director George Roy Hill and screenwriter William Goldman for period comedy-drama "The Great Waldo Pepper"; played a barnstorming pilot
1976:
Portrayed <i>Washington Post</i> journalist Bob Woodward (to Dustin Hoffman's Carl Bernstein) in political drama "All the President's Men," written by William Goldman
1977:
Again placed 5th in annual exhibitors' box office poll
1979:
Reteamed with Jane Fonda in romantic comedy "The Electric Horseman"
1980:
Featured directorial debut, "Ordinary People"; film won four Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director
1980:
Founded Sundance Institute and its film and theater development lab
1983:
Founded environmental organization Institute for Resource Management
1984:
Starred as baseball player Roy Hobbs in screen adaptation of "The Natural"
1985:
Portrayed Denys Finch Hatton, a British adventurer who romances author Isak Dinesen (Meryl Streep) in the Oscar-winning Best Picture "Out of Africa"; Sydney Pollack directed
1986:
Returned to screen comedy as a lawyer in "Legal Eagles"
1987:
Served as executive producer on "Promised Land," which was fostered by Sundance Institute
1987:
Formed second production company South Fork Films to produce modestly-budgeted films
1988:
Helmed second film "The Milagro Beanfield War"
1989:
Formally assumed control of U.S. Film Festival and renamed it Sundance Film Festival
1990:
Experienced box office failure with big-budget romance "Havana," helmed by Pollack
1992:
Executive produced and narrated documentary "Incident at Ogala," directed by Michael Apted
1992:
Directed third feature, an adaptation of Norman MacLean's autobiographical novella "A River Runs Through It"; also produced and gave uncredited narration
1993:
Starred in "Indecent Proposal" as a wealthy man who offers $1 million to a couple (Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson) for one night with the wife
1993:
Executive produced Steven Soderbergh's underrated "King of the Hill"
1994:
Helmed period drama "Quiz Show," about the 1950s TV quiz show scandals
1995:
Signed with Showtime Networks to form The Sundance Film Channel, a 24-hour pay cable station featuring independent films
1996:
Played a veteran newsman who mentors and romances Michelle Pfeiffer in "Up Close and Personal"
1996:
Served as executive producer of Edward Burns' second film "She's the One"
1997:
Announced formation of Sundance Cinemas, a chain of movie theaters showing independent films; venture was a joint effort with GC Companies, which operated the General Cinema movie theaters
1998:
Executive produced Edward Burns' "No Looking Back"
1998:
Directed himself for the first time in "The Horse Whisperer"; also produced
1998:
Served as producer on "A Civil Action"
2000:
Executive produced well-received "How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog"
2000:
Directed sixth motion picture "The Legend of Bagger Vance," a period drama about a Southern golfer and his mysterious caddy; starred Will Smith and Matt Damon
2001:
Played leading role in "The Last Castle"
2001:
Co-starred with Brad Pitt in "Spy Game"
2004:
Cast opposite Helen Mirren in thriller "The Clearing"
2005:
Co-starred with Jennifer Lopez and Morgan Freeman in Lasse Hallström drama "An Unfinished Life"
2006:
Voiced Ike the Horse in feature adaptation of E.B. White's classic novel "Charlotte's Web"
2007:
Directed first film in seven years "Lions for Lambs," about America's role in Afghanistan; also acted opposite Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep
2010:
Directed historical drama "The Conspirator," starring James McAvoy and Robin Wright
2012:
Produced, directed, and starred in thriller "The Company You Keep"

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