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Robert Redford

Actor Robert Redford
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Full Name: Charles Robert Redford Jr.
Profession: Actor

United States of America

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.

Born: August 18, 1936
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
Age: 84 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 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

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