Robert Redford is an award-winning American actor, director, and producer.
Redford is known for his roles in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “All the President’s Men,” “The Natural,” “The Way We Were,” “Out of Africa,” and many others. Redford directed the films “Ordinary People,” which won the Academy Award for Directing, “Quiz Show,” “The Legend of Bagger Vance,” “The Horse Whisperer,” and “A River Runs Through It.” He is also the producer of most of the movies he directs.
Redford made his Broadway debut in a small role in “Tall Story” (1959), following up with the shows “The Highest Tree” (1959) and “Sunday in New York” (1961). He enjoyed his biggest Broadway success as the stuffy newlywed husband of Elizabeth Ashley in Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” (1963). In the late 1950s and early 60s, Redford appeared in numerous television shows, including as a “stooge” on the quiz show “Play Your Hunch.”
He founded the Sundance Film Festival in 1978, the Sundance Institute, Sundance Cinemas, Sundance Catalog, and the Sundance Channel, all in and around Park City, Utah, 30 miles (48 km) north of the Sundance ski area. The Sundance Film Festival caters to independent filmmakers in the United States.
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