(Actor, Director, Producer, Businessman, Environmentalist, Philanthropist)
Facts of Robert Redford
|Full Name:||Robert Redford|
|Age:||83 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||August 18, 1936|
|Birth Place:||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Net Worth:||$170 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 10 inches (1.79m)|
|Ethnicity:||English, Scottish, Irish and Scots-Irish|
|Profession:||Actor, Director, Producer, Businessman, Environmentalist, Philanthropist|
|Father's Name:||Charles Robert Redford|
|Mother's Name:||Martha Hart|
|Education:||University of Colorado|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
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Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better
The technology available for film-making now is incredible, but I am a big believer that it's all in the story
It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul.
Relationship Statistics of Robert Redford
|What is Robert Redford marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Robert Redford get married ? (married date):||July 11, 2009|
|How many children does Robert Redford have ? (name):||Four (Shauna, Amy, Scott and James)|
|Is Robert Redford having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Robert Redford gay ?:||No|
|Who is Robert Redford wife ? (name):||Sibylle Szaggars|
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Robert Redford is married to Sibylle Szaggars on 11th Jul 2009.
Previously, he married Lola Van Wagenen in 1958 and divorced her in 1985. The couple has four children, Amy Redford, James Redford, Shauna Redford, Scott Anthony Redford. Amy Redford is a popular American actress.
Besides this, Robert Redford has been in relationships with Lena Olin, Kathy O’Rear, and Sonia Braga.
Who is Robert Redford?
Sundance Film Festival founder, Robert Redford is an American actor, director, producer. He is also a businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist.
He is famous for his roles in films like ‘The Sting’ and ‘The Way We Were’.
Robert Redford: Age, Family
Robert Redford was born Charles Robert Redford Jr. on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, United States.
His father, Charles Robert Redford Sr. was a milkman-turned-accountant and mother Martha W. was a homemaker.
Robert is of English, Scottish, Irish and Scots-Irish ethnic background.
His father remarried and has a son, William from that marriage.
Robert Redford: Education
His family moved to Van Nuys, California, where he studied at Van Nuys High School.
He was never splendid scholastically and was occupied with expressions and games.
He enlisted in the University of Colorado and was a student of 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.
Robert Redford’s Career
He gave a start to his acting career in the 50s and he featured in various shows including ‘Perry Mason’, ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’, ‘Highway 66’, ‘Playhouse 90’, ‘The Twilight Zone’ and some more.
In 1960, he featured as a rationally insecure man in ‘Breakdown’, one of the scenes of ‘Safeguard 8’, a high-adrenaline arrangement. He made his film make a big appearance with ‘War Hunt’ in 1962, yet he didn’t pick up the acknowledgment he anticipated.
Furthermore, he backpedaled to representing TV programs and was most recently seen on TV in an ABC therapeutic show arrangement, ‘Limit’ on the seventh of October, 1963.
He soon chose to expand his perspectives and attempted his hand at theater. He was given little parts in ‘Tall Story’, ‘Sunday in New York’ and ‘Unshod in the Park’.
His everything American great looks, combined with remarkable ability, landed him his initially significant part in the film adaption of ‘Unshod in the Park’, alongside eminent performing artist, Jane Fonda.
In 1969, he was thrown in the western exemplary, ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’, which shot him to distinction and earned him huge acknowledgment. Not categorized in the ‘pretty-kid’ picture, he looked for all the more difficult ventures and overflowed gigantic sex advance on-screen in ‘Downhill Racer’ and ‘Disclose to Them Willie Boy Is Here’, both of which were discharged in 1969.
He soon became to be to a great degree required in ecological activism and even got demise dangers for his ‘condition benevolent’ advancements in the United States.
Unflinching by such technicalities, he continued with his endeavors. In the meantime, his profession flourished with motion pictures like ‘The Way We Were’ and ‘The Sting’ both of which discharged in 1973.
He tried different things with all the more difficult parts and scored another hit in the cinema world with his execution in the political dramatization, ‘All the President’s Men’, in 1976.
In 1980, he was seen making his directorial make a big appearance with ‘Standard People’, which likewise earned him his first Academy Award. It was around this time, he built up the Sundance Institute and the subsequent, Sundance Film Festival, which has been effectively displaying autonomous film ventures for more than two decades.
In the mid-80s, he featured in films like ‘The Natural’ and ‘Out of Africa’ and furthermore worked behind the camera for ‘The Milagro Beanfield War’, which was discharged in 1988.
In 1992, he coordinated the widely praised family dramatization, ‘A River Runs Through It’, featuring Brad Pitt and Craig Sheffer.
In 1994, he coordinated another venture, ‘Test Show’, which is focused on a test demonstrate outrage that happened in the 50s. He proceeded with his directorial wanders and furthermore featured in and coordinated ‘The Horse Whisperer’, which was discharged in 1998.
Redford additionally featured in the 2007 show, ‘Lions for Lambs’ and furthermore coordinated the film, ‘The Conspirator’ in 2011. The following year, he additionally showed up in and coordinated the Shia LaBeouf motion picture, ‘The Company You Keep’.
His greatest leap forward came in 1967 with the film, ‘Shoeless in the Park’, which was coordinated by Mike Nichols and is an adjustment of a 1963 play of a similar title. This rom-com went ahead to end up noticeably one of the greatest hits in the late 60s and earned Redford incredible acclaim for his acting.
‘The Sting’ in 1973, turned into the greatest blockbuster hit of his profession, as the film was named for an aggregate of ten Oscars, out of which it won seven. The film gathered $160 million in the cinema world and was picked by the ‘Library Congress’ for safeguarding in the ‘National Film Registry’. The Writers Guild of America included the screenplay at the 39th spot in their rundown of ‘101 Greatest Screenplays’ ever.
Robert has a net worth of $170 million dollars due to his acting career.
Robert Redford: Awards and Achievements
Robert won an Academy Award for ‘Best Director’ for the film, ‘Normal People’, discharged 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.
Robert Redford: Rumors and Controversies/Scandal
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.
Robert has a height of 5′ 10½” (1.79 m) and weighs 73 kg. He has an athletic body with blond hair and blue eyes.
Robert has more than 24.1k followers on Facebook account, he has over 9.69k followers on the Instagram account, and over 3.2k followers on the Twitter account.