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Cliff Robertson

Cliff Robertson in 1981
Personal information
Birth nameClifford Parker Robertson III
Birth dateSeptember 9, 1923
Place of birthLa Jolla, California, U.S.
Date of deathSeptember 10, 2011(age 88)
Death placeStony Brook, New York, U.S.
ResidenceWater Mill, New York
EducationLa Jolla High School
Alma materAntioch College
Years active1943 - 2007
Home townBoston, Massachusetts
Spouse-Cynthia Stone-1957-1959 (divorced); 1 child - daughter Stephanie Robertson (b. 1958)
-Dina Merrill-1966-1989 (divorced); 1 child - daughter Heather Merriweather Robertson (deceased 2007)

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Clifford Parker "Cliff" Robertson, III (September 9, 1923 September 10, 2011) was an American actor with a film and television career that spanned half of a century. Robertson portrayed a young John F. Kennedy in the 1963 film PT 109, and won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie Charly. On television, he portrayed retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the 1976 adaptation of Aldrin's autobiographic Return to Earth, played a fictional character based on Director of Central Intelligence Richard Helms in the 1977 adaptation of John Ehrlichman's Watergate novel The Company, and portrayed Henry Ford in the 1987 Ford: The Man and the Machine. His last well-known film appearances were in 2002 through 2007 as Uncle Ben in the Spider-Man film trilogy.

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