Charles Robert Redford Jr.’s profile picture

Charles Robert Redford Jr.

Charles Robert Redford Jr.’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $170 Million
Residence: Santa Monica
Country: United States
BirthDay: 18 August 1936
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.79 m
Education: Van Nuys High School

Charles Robert Redford Jr. was bornon 18 August 1936 in Santa Monica, American, is Actor. Robert Redford was once described as one of the ‘most attractive’ men in Hollywood and continues to captivate women with his riveting charm and on-screen charisma. He was once a television-cum-stage actor, but achieved humongous success as an actor in Hollywood with films like ‘The Way We Were’, ‘The Milagro Beanfield War’ and ‘Quiz Show’. He received a number of honors throughout his lifetime and even though he is a business plutocrat and environmentalist today, he continues to have women toadying over him, owing to his great panache. The recipient of the honorable ‘Legion d’Honneur’, Redford is the perfect embodiment of ‘old-meets-new’ and continues to enthrall audiences with his captivating presence. Not only was he an actor, he also branched out in a number of other fields related to cinema, particularly film direction and production. During his prime, he starred in a number of classics including ‘The Sting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’, ‘The Horse Whisperer’ and ‘The Conspirator’. Following these successes, he became a bankable star and the kind of roles he played cemented his position in Hollywood forever. To know all about the childhood, profile career and timeline of this personality, scroll further and keep reading.


$170 Million


In May 2011, a biography on Robert’s life, titled ‘Robert Redford: The Biography’, was published which was authored by Michael Feeney Callan


Redford also starred in the 2007 drama, ‘Lions for Lambs’ and also directed the film, ‘The Conspirator' in 2011


He continued with his directorial ventures and also starred in and directed ‘The Horse Whisperer’, which was released in 1998


In 1994, he directed another project, ‘Quiz Show’, which is centered on a quiz-show scandal that occurred in the 50s


In 1992, he directed the critically-acclaimed family drama, ‘A River Runs Through It’, starring Brad Pitt and Craig Sheffer


In the mid-80s, he starred in movies like ‘The Natural’ and ‘Out of Africa’ and also worked behind the camera for ‘The Milagro Beanfield War’, which was released in 1988


This famous American actor, environmentalist and director from the ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ fame, was mentioned in the theme song of the 1980s television series, ‘The Fall Guy’


He experimented with more challenging roles and scored another hit at the box-office with his performance in the political drama, ‘All the President’s Men’, in 1976


‘The Sting’ in 1973, became the biggest blockbuster hit of his career, as the film was nominated for a total of ten Oscars, out of which it won seven


Not pigeonholed in the ‘pretty-boy’ image, he sought more challenging projects and oozed immense sex appeal on-screen in ‘Downhill Racer’ and ‘Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here’, both of which were released in 1969


His biggest breakthrough came in 1967 with the film, ‘Barefoot in the Park’, which was directed by Mike Nichols and is an adaptation of a 1963 play of the same title


He went back to acting for television shows and was last seen on television in an ABC medical drama series, ‘Breaking Point’ on the 7th of October, 1963


He made his film debut with ‘War Hunt’ in 1962, but he didn’t gain the recognition he expected


In 1960, he starred as a mentally unsteady man in ‘Breakdown’, one of the episodes of ‘Rescue 8’, a high-adrenaline series


He married Lola Van Wagenen in 1958 and divorced her in 1985


The Writers Guild of America featured the screenplay at the 39th spot in their list of ‘101 Greatest Screenplays’ of all time

(4.3/127 votes)
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