Birth name Charles Robert Redford, Jr. NationalityUSA Birth 18 august 1936 (87 years) at Santa Monica (USA) Awards National Medal of Arts, Academy Award for Best Director
Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Academy Awards: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime Achievement in 2002. In 2010, he was made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur.
Redford's career began in New York. He started his acting career in 1959 as a guest star on numerous TV programs, including The Untouchables, Perry Mason, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and The Twilight Zone, among others. He earned an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Voice of Charlie Pont (ABC, 1962). Redford's biggest Broadway success was as the stuffy newlywed husband of Elizabeth Ashley in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park (1963). Redford made his film debut in War Hunt (1962). Inside Daisy Clover (1965) won him a Golden Globe for best new star. He starred in George Roy Hill's Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), which was a huge success and made him a major star. In 1972, he had a critical and box office hit with Jeremiah Johnson (1972); and in 1973 the biggest hit of his career, the blockbuster crime caper The Sting, for which he was also nominated for an Oscar. The popular and acclaimed All the President's Men (1976) was a landmark film for Redford.
The first film he directed, Ordinary People (1980), was one of the most critically and publicly acclaimed films of the decade, winning four Oscars. Redford starred in Sydney Pollack's Out of Africa (1985), which was an enormous critical and box office success and won seven Oscars including Best Picture, proving to be Redford's biggest success of the decade. He released his third film as a director, A River Runs Through It, in 1992. In April 2014, Time magazine included Redford in its annual TIME 100 as one of the "Most Influential People in the World" declaring him the "Godfather of Indie Film.
On September 12, 1958, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Redford married Lola Van Wagenen, who dropped out of college to marry him. They had four children: Scott Anthony, Shauna Jean (born November 15, 1960), David James ("Jamie") (born May 5, 1962), and Amy Hart Redford (born October 22, 1970). Lola and Redford divorced in 1985.
Scott Redford was born on September 1, 1959, and died of sudden infant death syndrome on November 17, 1959, at age 2½ months. His remains were buried at Provo City Cemetery in Provo, Utah. Shauna Redford is a painter and married to journalist Eric Schlosser. Jamie Redford is a writer and producer, while Amy Redford is an actress, director, and producer. In 1994 Jamie, suffering from liver disease, had a liver transplant.
Redford has seven grandchildren.
In July 2009, Redford married his longtime partner, Sibylle Szaggars, at the Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany. She had moved in with Redford in the 1990s and shares his home in Sundance, Utah.
In May 2011, Alfred A. Knopf published Robert Redford: The Biography by Michael Feeney Callan, written over fifteen years with Redford's input and drawn from his personal papers and diaries.
, 1h50 Directed byCharlie McDowell OriginUSA GenresDrama, Science fiction, Thriller, Romance ActorsRooney Mara, Riley Keough, Jesse Plemons, Robert Redford, Jason Segel, Ron Canada Roles Dr. Thomas Harbor Rating62% Thomas Harbor est un scientifique qui travaille d'une façon indépendante sur la connaissance du cerveau et de la conscience. Il fait une découverte cruciale qu'il rend publique : il a trouvé d'une façon indubitable que la conscience humaine existait en dehors du corps et survivait dans un autre monde à la mort du sujet. Convaincues qu'une autre vie plus heureuse les attendait après leur mort, de plus en plus de personnes optent pour le suicide. Le professeur Harbor est déstabilisé par cette situation et décide de continuer ses recherches en secret dans un château sur une île isolée en compagnie d'un certain nombre de patients qui le soutiennent.
, 1h42 Directed byDavid Lowery OriginUSA GenresFantastic, Fantasy, Adventure ThemesFilms about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dragons, Children's films ActorsRobert Redford, Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Craig Hall, Wes Bentley, Oona Laurence Roles Mr. Meacham Rating66% Monsieur Meacham est un vieux sculpteur sur bois. Depuis longtemps, il se fait un grand plaisir à raconter des histoires de dragons aux enfants du quartier. Mais sa fille Grace est persuadée que toutes ses histoires ne sont que des contes pour gamins… jusqu'au jour où elle fait la rencontre d'un mystérieux petit orphelin de 10 ans, nommé Peter. Celui-ci affirme vivre dans les bois avec un dragon géant baptisé Elliott. Étonnamment, la description qu'il en fait correspond parfaitement à celle qu'en fait le père de Grace dans ses histoires. Avec l’aide de la jeune Natalie — la fille de Jack, le propriétaire de la scierie — Grace est déterminée à en savoir plus sur Peter, de ses origines à son lieu de vie, et percer le secret de son incroyable histoire…
, 2h5 Directed byRobert Redford OriginUSA GenresDrama, Thriller ThemesFilms about writers, Films about journalists, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies ActorsRobert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins, Susan Sarandon, Sam Elliott Roles Jim Grant Rating63% A recently widowed single father, Jim Grant (Robert Redford), is a former Weather Underground militant wanted for a 1980 Michigan bank robbery and the murder of the bank's security guard. He has been hiding from the FBI for over thirty years, establishing an identity as a defense attorney near Albany, New York. When Sharon Solarz (Susan Sarandon), another former Weather Underground member, is arrested on October 3, 2011, an ambitious young reporter, Ben Shepard (Shia LaBeouf), smells an opportunity to make a name for himself with a national story. His prickly editor, Ray Fuller (Stanley Tucci), assigns him to follow up. Ben's ex-girlfriend, Diana (Anna Kendrick), is an FBI agent, and he presses her for information about the case. She tells him to look up a Billy Cusimano (Stephen Root). Billy, an old hippie with a history of drug arrests who runs an organic grocery, is an old friend of Sharon Solarz and a former client of Jim's. Billy is disappointed that Jim doesn't want to take Sharon's case, and he conveys this information to Ben when Ben questions him.
, 1h27 OriginUSA GenresDocumentary ThemesDocumentary films about the visual arts, Documentaire sur une personnalité ActorsDick Cavett, Robert Redford, Gilbert M. Anderson, Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando Roles Self Rating68% Tirant son titre d'une demande faite par Jackie Kennedy Onassis à ses agents de sécurité « cassez son appareil photo », ce documentaire retrace la carrière fulgurante de Ron Galella: célèbre photographe, paparazzo autoproclamé. Véritable chasseur aux méthodes frisant parfois le délire, le paparazzo espionne, traque, harcèle les stars pour capturer le moment où ses proies révèleront le visage qu'elles tentent désespérément de cacher au public. Ce film porte également un regard sur la nature de la célébrité, la relation entre les vedettes, leurs chroniqueurs,, l'équilibre fragile entre vie privée, liberté de la presse.