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Controversial... You'll wonder who's watching who in "Controversial Classics, Vol. 2: The Power... more info $59.98was $59.98 Buy Now

The Great... "The Great Waldo Pepper" (1975) stars Robert Redford as Waldo Pepper, an... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Legal Eagles... In this 1986 comedy drama, a rising assistant district attorney falls for both... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

All Quiet On... Relive the drama, conflict and power of one of the most influential anti-war... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Incident At... Robert Redford produced and narrated this riveting documentary about the 1975... more info $9.98was $9.98 Buy Now

The Hot Rock... This marvelous comedic heist film is a wildly entertaining jaunt. Based on a... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

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Born: August 18, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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"Bob is a minimalist, he withholds, he never seduces his audience but makes them come to him."---film director Sydney Pollack to Los Angeles Times December 9, 1990

Redford on his transition from sports to art while in college: "It had to do with defining a lot of emotional stuff that was never formed right. For some people it's therapy. Maybe it is for all of us. For me it was anger and finding a place to put my disappointment and frustration with a lot of things. I was a mess. I was somewhat in trouble socially. I lost my (basketball) scholarship pretty quick after I discovered drinking. When I left (college) and got into art, that got me out ... finding my place in the world had a lot to do with acting."---Redford quoted in Los Angeles Times December 9, 1990

He received an honorary LHD from the University of Colorado (1987).

He was honored with the 1996 National Medal of Freedom from the National Endowment for the Arts.

"Hollywood is a formula industry. It's all about business and profit, and that's why they're always looking at a formula for guaranteed success. You can't make $100 million on a small black-and-white love story or anything that tells about our lives and the diversity out there."---Robert Redford quoted in USA Today, May 8, 1995

"It's become harder and harder each year to maintain our course, because of the overpowering force -- what I would call the more external factors -- like celebrity, fashion, and the media's obsessions with who is there and whether people are wearing black," Redford on Sundance indieWIRE January 26, 2001

"Everyone in Tinseltown is getting pinched, lifted and pulled. For many it's become a sick obsession. They lose some of their soul when they go under the knife and end up looking body snatched. People should preserve their time in history. I'm happy to make the best of what I've got."---Redford to US January 2002

"Celebrity is a big part of the American social system. I'm certainly grateful for what it's done for me, but I do think that celebrity is overdone in our society. I think it's got a dangerous side to it. I think that people should be paying a lot more attention to other issues, rather than who's the top 10 this or... who's the sexiest or the most beautiful."---Redford to NPR September 9, 2003

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