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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 series The Philco Television Playhouse 1948-10-03
Latest Project:
Movie All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone 2016-11-04
Known For
Poster of Journey
Poster of Dream a Little Dream
Poster of Fools
Poster of The Ballad of Cable Hogue
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... 2014-02-02
Movie Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Himself (voice) 2004-07-25
Movie Going Home Charles Barton 2000-03-12
Movie That Moment: Magnolia Diary Himself 2000-01-01
Movie My Best Fiend Fitzcarraldo (archive footage) 1999-05-17
Movie Magnolia Earl Partridge 1999-12-10
Movie Heartwood Logan Reeser 1998-01-01
Movie The Real Macaw Grandpa Girdis 1998-09-24
Movie Beloved Mr. Bodwin 1998-10-16
Movie Enemy of the State Congressman Phillip Hammersley (uncredited) 1998-11-20
Movie A Thousand Acres Larry Cook 1997-09-17
Series The West 1996-09-15
Movie My Antonia Josea Burden 1995-01-01
Movie The Great American West Narrator 1995-01-01
Movie Journey Marcus 1995-12-10
Movie Crimson Tide Rear Admiral Anderson, Board of Inquiry President (uncredited) 1995-05-12
Movie The Paper Graham Keighley 1994-03-18
Movie Little Big League Thomas Heywood 1994-06-29
Series Baseball John McGraw / Kenesaw Mountain Landis / Harry Frazee (voice) 1994-09-18
Movie The Enemy Within General R. Pendleton Lloyd 1994-08-24
Movie The Trial Dr Huld 1993-06-18
Movie Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron Himself 1993-06-29
Movie The Adventures of Huck Finn The King 1993-04-02
Movie Philadelphia Charles Wheeler 1993-12-22
Movie La Classe américaine The Newspaper Director (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Movie Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio Narrator (voice) 1992-01-29
Movie Lincoln 1992-12-26
Movie Storyville Clifford Fowler 1992-08-26
Movie The Perfect Tribute President Abraham Lincoln 1991-04-21
Movie Mark Twain and Me Mark Twain 1991-11-22
Series An Inconvenient Woman Jules Mendelson 1991-05-12
Movie Quick Change Chief Rotzinger 1990-07-13
Movie The Civil War Ulysses S. Grant 1990-09-23
Movie Parenthood Frank Buckman 1989-07-31
Movie Dream a Little Dream Coleman Ettinger 1989-03-03
Movie Reunion Hans Strauss(alt) 1989-05-17
Movie Thomas Hart Benton Narrator (voice) 1989-10-31
Movie Black Rainbow Walter Travis 1989-12-05
Movie Inherit the Wind Harry Drummond 1988-03-20
Movie Bright Lights, Big City Drunken Writer/Mr. Hardy 1988-04-01
Movie The Good Mother Muth 1988-11-04
Movie The Christmas Wife John Tanner 1988-12-12
Movie Square Dance Dillard 1987-03-01
Movie Portrait: Werner Herzog archive footage 1986-03-27
Movie The Last Frontier Ed Stenning 1986-10-05
Series The Long Hot Summer Will Varner 1985-10-06
Series The Atlanta Child Murders Alvin Binder 1985-02-10
Movie Hughie 1984-01-02
Movie America and Lewis Hine (voice) 1984-09-29
Movie Sakharov Andrei Sakharov 1984-06-20
Movie Max Dugan Returns Max Dugan 1983-03-25
Movie The Day After Dr. Russell Oakes 1983-11-28
Movie Something Wicked This Way Comes Charles Halloway 1983-04-29
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 F.D.R.: The Last Year President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1980-04-14
Movie Cabo Blanco Gunther Beckdorff 1980-03-13
Movie Haywire Leland Hayward 1980-05-14
Movie Melvin and Howard Howard Hughes 1980-09-19
Movie Raise the Titanic Admiral James Sandecker 1980-08-01
Movie Hurricane Capt. 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
Movie Julia Dashiell Hammett 1977-10-02
Movie Addie and the King of Hearts Jamie Mills 1976-02-25
Movie All the President's Men Ben Bradlee 1976-04-04
Movie The Spy Who Never Was Inspector Barkan 1976-06-01
Movie The Easter Promise Jamie Mills 1975-03-26
Movie A Moon for the Misbegotten James Tyrone Jr. 1975-05-27
Movie A Boy and His Dog Lou Craddock 1975-11-20
Movie Mr. Sycamore John Gwilt 1975-12-12
Movie The Thanksgiving Treasure James Mills 1973-11-18
Movie The War Between Men and Women Stephen Kozlenko 1972-06-01
Movie The House Without a Christmas Tree Jamie Mills 1972-12-03
Series Ghost Story Unknown 1972-09-15
Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue Cesar Charron 1971-07-21
Movie Johnny Got His Gun Joe's Father 1971-08-04
Movie Fools Matthew South 1970-12-23
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Lt. General Walter C. Short 1970-01-26
Movie Operation Snafu Sam Armstrong 1970-03-03
Movie The Ballad of Cable Hogue Cable Hogue 1970-05-13
Movie Isadora Singer 1968-09-14
Movie Once Upon a Time in the West Manuel 'Cheyenne' Gutiérrez 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 Hour of the Gun Doc Holliday 1967-11-01
Movie A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Drummond 1966-05-31
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 Act One George S. Kaufman 1963-12-26
Movie Tender Is the Night Dick Diver 1962-01-19
Movie By Love Possessed Julius Penrose 1961-07-19
Movie The Iceman Cometh Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman 1960-11-14
Movie The Journey Paul Kedes 1959-02-11
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
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