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Jason Robards

Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. (July 26, 1922 – December 26, 2000) was an American actor on stage and in film and television and a winner of the Tony Award (theatre), two Academy Awards (film) and the Emmy Award (television). He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War II. He became famous playing works of Eugene O'Neill, an American playwright, and regularly performed in O'Neill's works throughout his career. Robards was cast in both common-man roles and as well-known historical figures. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jason Robards, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 26, 1922 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Gilded Lily 1921-03-27
Latest Project:
Movie Arthur Miller: Writer 2017-12-08
Known For
Poster of The Wages of Sin
Poster of The Real Macaw
Poster of Washington: Behind Closed Doors
Poster of Addie and the King of Hearts
Movie Arthur Miller: Writer Self (archive footage) 2017-12-08
Movie The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee Self (archive footage) 2017-12-04
Movie All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone Ben Bradlee (archive footage) 2016-11-04
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Movie Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self (archive footage) 2004-07-25
Movie The Wages of Sin Cheyenne 2003-11-18
Movie Once Upon a Time: Sergio Leone Self (archive footage) 2001-01-08
Movie That Moment: Magnolia Diary Self 2000-01-01
Movie Going Home Charles Barton 2000-03-12
Movie Magnolia Earl Partridge 1999-12-10
Movie My Best Fiend Self (archive footage) 1999-05-17
Movie Heartwood Logan Reeser 1998-04-19
Movie The Real Macaw Grandpa Girdis 1998-09-24
Movie Enemy of the State Congressman Phillip Hammersley (uncredited) 1998-11-20
Movie Beloved Mr. Bodwin 1998-10-16
Movie A Thousand Acres Larry Cook 1997-09-19
Series The West Self - Brigham Young 1996-09-15
Movie The Great American West Narrator (voice) 1995-01-01
Movie My Antonia Josea Burden 1995-03-29
Movie Crimson Tide Rear Admiral Anderson (uncredited) 1995-05-12
Movie Journey Marcus 1995-12-10
Movie The Paper Graham Keighley 1994-03-18
Movie Little Big League Thomas Heywood 1994-06-29
Movie The Enemy Within General R. Pendleton Lloyd 1994-08-24
Series Baseball Various (voice) 1994-09-18
Movie The Trial Doctor Huld 1993-06-18
Movie The Adventures of Huck Finn The King 1993-04-02
Movie Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron Self 1993-06-29
Series Heidi Grandfather 1993-07-18
Movie Philadelphia Charles Wheeler 1993-12-22
Movie La Classe américaine The Newspaper Director (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Movie Storyville Clifford Fowler 1992-08-26
Movie Lincoln President Abraham Lincoln (voice) 1992-12-26
Movie The Perfect Tribute President Abraham Lincoln 1991-04-21
Movie Mark Twain and Me Mark Twain 1991-11-22
Movie Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Armand Hammer 1991-04-22
Series An Inconvenient Woman Jules Mendelson 1991-05-12
Movie Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio Narrator (voice) 1991-10-01
Movie Quick Change Chief Rotzinger 1990-07-13
Movie Night of 100 Stars III Self 1990-05-21
Series The Civil War Ulysses S. Grant 1990-09-23
Movie Dream a Little Dream Coleman Ettinger 1989-03-03
Movie Reunion Henry Strauss 1989-05-17
Movie Parenthood Frank Buckman 1989-07-31
Movie Black Rainbow Walter Travis 1989-12-05
Movie Thomas Hart Benton Narrator (voice) 1989-10-31
Movie Bright Lights, Big City Mr. Hardy (uncredited) 1988-04-01
Movie Inherit the Wind Harry Drummond 1988-03-20
Movie The Good Mother W. O. Muth 1988-11-04
Series American Experience Narrator (voice) 1988-10-04
Movie The Christmas Wife John Tanner 1988-12-12
Movie Square Dance Dillard 1987-03-01
Movie Breaking Home Ties Lloyd Wells 1987-11-26
Movie Laguna Heat Wade Shephard 1987-11-15
Movie Portrait: Werner Herzog Self (archive footage) 1986-03-27
Series The Last Frontier Ed Stenning 1986-10-05
Series The Atlanta Child Murders Alvin Binder 1985-02-10
Series The Long Hot Summer Will Varner 1985-10-06
Movie Sakharov Andrei Sakharov 1984-06-20
Movie America and Lewis Hine Voice 1984-09-29
Movie Max Dugan Returns Max Dugan 1983-03-25
Movie Something Wicked This Way Comes Charles Halloway 1983-04-29
Movie The Day After Dr. Russell Oakes 1983-11-28
Movie Night of 100 Stars Self 1982-03-08
Movie Burden of Dreams Fitzcarraldo (archive footage) 1982-10-01
Movie The Legend of the Lone Ranger President Ulysses S. Grant 1981-08-20
Movie Haywire Leland Hayward 1980-05-14
Movie F.D.R.: The Last Year President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1980-05-15
Movie Cabo Blanco Gunther Beckdorff 1980-03-13
Movie Raise the Titanic Admiral James Sandecker 1980-08-01
Movie Melvin and Howard Howard Hughes 1980-09-19
Movie Hurricane Capt. Charles Bruckner 1979-04-12
Movie Comes a Horseman Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing 1978-10-25
Movie A Christmas to Remember Daniel Larson 1978-12-22
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Series Washington: Behind Closed Doors President Richard Monckton 1977-09-06
Movie Julia Dashiell Hammett 1977-10-01
Movie All the President's Men Ben Bradlee 1976-01-18
Movie Addie and the King of Hearts James "Jamie" Mills 1976-02-25
Movie The Spy Who Never Was Inspector Barkan 1976-06-01
Movie A Boy and His Dog Lou Craddock 1975-03-23
Movie The Easter Promise James "Jamie" Mills 1975-03-26
Movie A Moon for the Misbegotten James Tyrone Jr. 1975-05-27
Movie Mr. Sycamore John Gwilt 1975-12-12
Movie Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Governor Wallace 1973-05-23
Movie Old Faithful Himself 1973-01-01
Movie The Thanksgiving Treasure James "Jamie" Mills 1973-11-18
Series Ghost Story Unknown 1972-09-15
Movie The War Between Men and Women Stephen Kozlenko 1972-06-01
Movie The House Without a Christmas Tree James "Jamie" Mills 1972-12-03
Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue Cesar Charron 1971-07-21
Movie Johnny Got His Gun Joe's Father 1971-08-04
Movie Operation Snafu Sam Armstrong 1970-03-03
Movie The Ballad of Cable Hogue Cable Hogue 1970-05-13
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Lt. General Walter C. Short 1970-01-26
Movie Julius Caesar Marcus Brutus 1970-06-04
Movie Fools Matthew South 1970-12-23
Series The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest 1968-06-06
Movie Isadora Paris Singer 1968-09-14
Movie Once Upon a Time in the West 'Cheyenne' 1968-12-21
Movie The Night They Raided Minsky's Raymond Paine 1968-12-22
Movie Divorce American Style Nelson Downes 1967-06-21
Movie The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Al Capone 1967-06-30
Movie The Belle of 14th Street Self 1967-10-11
Movie Hour of the Gun Doc Holliday 1967-11-01
Movie A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Drummond 1966-05-31
Movie The Face of Genius Narrator (voice) 1966-03-21
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Movie Any Wednesday John Cleves 1966-10-13
Movie Noon Wine Royal Earle Thompson 1966-11-23
Movie A Thousand Clowns Murray 1965-12-13
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Movie Act One George S. Kaufman 1963-12-26
Movie Tender Is the Night Dick Diver 1962-01-19
Movie Long Day's Journey Into Night Jamie Tyrone 1962-10-09
Movie By Love Possessed Julius Penrose 1961-07-19
Movie The Iceman Cometh Theodore "Hickey" Hickman 1960-11-14
Movie The Bat Detective Anderson 1960-03-29
Series Play of the Week Unknown 1959-10-12
Movie The Journey Paul Kedes 1959-02-11
Movie A Doll's House Dr. Rank 1959-11-15
Series Tony Awards Presenter 1956-04-01
Series The Alcoa Hour Unknown 1955-10-16
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie The Gilded Lily Frank Thompson 1921-03-27