Full Name: Robert Redford [Charles Robert Redford Jr.]
Why Famous: American actor and film director, and 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.
- 1958-08-09 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada
- 2009-07-11 Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany
- 1969-09-23 "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford premieres
- 1973-12-25 "The Sting" directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford premieres in Los Angeles and New York (Best Picture 1974)
- 1980-09-19 "Ordinary People" directed by Robert Redford and starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore and Judd Hirsch is released (Best Picture 1981)
- 1985-12-10 "Out of Africa", based on the book by Isak Dinesen, directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1986)