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Robert Redford

Robert Redford
Robert Redford in 2006
Personal information
Birth nameCharles Robert Redford, Jr.
Birth dateAugust 18, 1936(age 80)
Place of birthSanta Monica, California, United States
OccupationActor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist
Years active1959 present
SpouseLola van Wagenen
(1958 85; divorced)
Sibylle Szaggars
(2009 present)
ChildrenScott (deceased), Shauna, Jamie, Amy

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Charles Robert Redford, Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Oscars: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime Achievement in 2002. His popular films include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Candidate (1972), The Sting (1973), The Way We Were (1973), The Great Gatsby (1974), Three Days of the Condor (1975), All the President's Men (1976), The Natural (1984), Out of Africa (1985), and Sneakers (1992). As a filmmaker, his notable films include Ordinary People (1980), A River Runs Through It (1992), The Horse Whisperer (1998), and The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000).


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