Robert Redford

Quick Facts of Charles Redford Jr
Celebrated Name Robert Redford
Age 83 years old
Nick Name Robert Redford
Birth Name Charles Robert Redford Jr
Birth Date 1936-08-18
Gender Male
Profession American Actor
Nationality American
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California, United States
Father Charles Robert Redford
Mother Martha Hart
Brother William Redford
Education American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pratt Institute, Van Nuys High School and University of Colorado Boulder
Ethnicity mix of English, Irish and Scottish
Religion Christanity
Horoscope leo
Net Worth $170 million
Wife ex-wife Lola Van Wagenen (1958-1985), and Sibylle Szaggars(2009)
Marital Status Married
Height 1.79 m
Weight 73 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color blue
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Who is Robert Redford?

Charles Robert Redford Jr. better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist. He is famous for his roles in films like ‘The Sting’, ‘The Way We Were’ and many others.

What is Robert Redford Best Known for?

He is famous for his roles in films like ‘The Sting’, ‘The Way We Were’ and many others.

How was Robert Redford’s Early Life?

Robert Redford was born as Charles Robert Redford Jr. on 18th August 1936. He was born and raised in Santa Monica, California, the city of U.S. His parents are Charles Robert Redford(father) and Martha Hart. His nationality is American and belongs to the mixed ethnic group (English, Irish and Scottish.). His religion is Christianity and the astrological sign is Leo. He was mostly occupied with expressions and games in his teenage life. Regarding his education, his family moved to Van Nuys, California, where he learned at Van Nuys High School. He enlisted in the University of Colorado and was an individual from the Kappa Sigma society. He went around Europe and later contemplated painting at Pratt Institute and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Brooklyn and New York City separately.

How is Robert Redford's Career?

Robert began his career in his 50s from the stage and television shows. In the year 1960, he appeared on numerous television drama programs like Naked City, Maverick, The Untouchables, The Americans, Whispering Smith, Perry Mason, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Route 66, Dr. Kildare, Playhouse 90 and many more. He then earned an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "The Voice of Charlie Pont" in 1962. Around the year 1960, he debuted his film career from a small role in "Tall Story", ‘Sunday in New York’ and ‘Barefoot in the Park’. He made his noticeable success in "Barefoot in the Park" in 1967. He has won Golden Globe Award for the role in Inside Daisy Clover. He directed the film "Ordinary People" (1980) that got hi winning four Oscars including Best Picture and the Academy Award for Best Director for Redford.

Later, Redford stepped back into producing with The Motorcycle Diaries (2004). This movie explored the political and social issues of South America. Redford appeared documentary "Buck"  in the year 2011 and 2012, he directed and starred in "The Company You Keep".In the year 2013, he starred in "All Is Lost".He also appeared in the Marvel Studios superhero film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" on April 2014. He announced that he will be retiring on 10th November 2016, from acting career so as promised Redford retired from acting after completion of "The Old Man and the Gun" in August 2018. Redford also owned a restaurant called Zoom till 2017.

What are Robert Redford’s Awards and Achievements?

Robert won an Academy Award for ‘Best Director’ for the film, ‘Normal People’, released in 1980. In 2002, he has exhibited the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 74th Academy Awards. He was granted the prestigious ‘The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize’, in 2008. On October 14, 2010, he was picked as the “Chevalier” of the ‘Legion d’honneur’. In April 2014, Time magazine included Redford in their yearly Time 100 as one of the “Most Influential People in the World”, proclaiming him the “Adoptive parent of Indie Film”. In 2016, President Barack Obama respected Redford with a Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is a founder of the Sundace Film Festival.

What are Robert Redford’s Rumors and Controversies?

Robert Redford refused to be drawn into the Oscars race controversy Thursday as the Sundance Film Festival he founded got underway in the mountains of Utah. “I am not into Oscars, I am not into that,” Redford told reporters as he kicked off the annual gathering — a showcase for independent films — in the ski resort of Park City. “For me, it’s about the work,” he said. “Whatever comes from it, whatever rewards come from it, that’s great but I don’t think about it.” The festival opened amid a storm of controversy in Hollywood over the lack of black actors nominated for the Oscars for the second year in a row. Filmmaker Spike Lee and actor Will Smith, as well as his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, have said they would not attend the Academy Awards on February 28 over this year’s all-white Oscar nominations.

How is Robert Redford's Personal Life?

Robert is a married man. He is currently married to Sibylle Szaggars. he is married twice in his life. He married Lola Van Wagenen in 1958 and divorced her in 1985. The couple had four children, one of whom, Amy Redford, is a popular American actress. After that, he married Sibylle Szaggars on 11th Jul 2009. Besides this, Robert Redford has been in relationships with Lena Olin, Kathy O’Rear, and Sonia Braga. 

What is the Net Worth of Robert Redford?

The net worth of Redford is estimated to have $170 million as of 2019 which he earns from his profession of acting and film making. His salary is still unknown.

What are Robert Redford’s Body Measurements?

Robert has a height of 5′ 10½” (1.79 m) and weighs around 73 kg. He is quite build up in observation. he has blonde hair color and blue eye color.

How often Robert Redford uses Social Media?

Robert seems to be active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. He has more than 24.09k followers on Facebook, he has over 9.7k followers on Instagram, and over 2.1k followers on Twitter.

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