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Jason Robards

Jason RobardsAKA Jason Nelson Robards, Jr.

Born: 26-Jul-1922
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 26-Dec-2000
Location of death: Bridgeport, CT
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: All The President's Men

Military service: US Navy (1939-46, WWII, was at Pearl Harbor)

Father: Jason Robards, Sr. (actor, b. 31-Dec-1892, d. 4-Apr-1963)
Mother: Hope Glanville
Wife: Eleanor Pittman (m. 7-May-1948, div. 1958, six children)
Son: Jason Robards III (b. 1948)
Wife: Rachel Taylor (actress, m. 1959, div. 4-May-1961)
Wife: Lauren Bacall (actress, m. 4-Jul-1961, div. 10-Sep-1969, one son)
Son: Sam Robards (actor, b. 16-Dec-1961)
Wife: Lois O'Connor (m. 14-Feb-1970)

    University: American Academy of Dramatic Arts

    Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1977 for All the President's Men
    Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1978 for Julia
    Emmy 1988 for Inherit the Wind
    Tony 1959 for The Disenchanted
    Kennedy Center Honor 1999
    National Medal of Arts 1997
    Driving While Intoxicated (28-Sep-1960), convicted (28-Mar-1961)
    Hit and Run (28-Sep-1960), charge reduced
    Reckless Driving (28-Sep-1960), convicted (28-Mar-1961)
    Failure to Appear (27-Mar-1961)
    Visited Disneyland Candlelight Procession (Dec-1981)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Magnolia (8-Dec-1999)
    Beloved (8-Oct-1998)
    A Thousand Acres (19-Sep-1997)
    Baseball (18-Sep-1994) · Herself
    Little Big League (29-Jun-1994) · Thomas Heywood
    The Paper (18-Mar-1994) · Graham Keighley
    The Enemy Within (22-Feb-1994)
    Philadelphia (23-Dec-1993) · Charles Wheeler
    Heidi (18-Jul-1993)
    The Trial (13-May-1993)
    The Adventures of Huck Finn (2-Apr-1993)
    Storyville (26-Aug-1992)
    The Perfect Tribute (21-Apr-1991)
    Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
    The Civil War (23-Sep-1990)
    Quick Change (13-Jul-1990) · Chief Rotzinger
    Black Rainbow (Oct-1989)
    Parenthood (2-Aug-1989) · Frank
    Reunion (17-May-1989)
    Dream a Little Dream (3-Mar-1989) · Coleman Ettinger
    The Christmas Wife (12-Dec-1988)
    The Good Mother (4-Nov-1988)
    Inherit the Wind (20-Mar-1988)
    Breaking Home Ties (26-Nov-1987)
    Square Dance (20-Feb-1987)
    The Long Hot Summer (6-Oct-1985)
    The Atlanta Child Murders (10-Feb-1985)
    The World of Tomorrow (7-Mar-1984) · Himself
    The Day After (20-Nov-1983)
    Something Wicked This Way Comes (29-Apr-1983)
    Max Dugan Returns (25-Mar-1983) · Max Dugan
    Burden of Dreams (30-May-1982)
    The Legend of the Lone Ranger (22-May-1981)
    Melvin and Howard (19-Sep-1980)
    Raise the Titanic (1-Aug-1980)
    Caboblanco (14-Mar-1980)
    Hurricane (12-Apr-1979)
    A Christmas to Remember (22-Dec-1978)
    Comes a Horseman (25-Oct-1978) · Ewing
    Julia (2-Oct-1977) · Hammett
    All the President's Men (7-Apr-1976) · Ben Bradlee
    Mr. Sycamore (12-Dec-1975)
    A Moon for the Misbegotten (27-May-1975)
    A Boy and His Dog (Mar-1975)
    Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (23-May-1973) · Gov. Wallace
    The House Without a Christmas Tree (3-Dec-1972)
    The War Between Men and Women (1-Jun-1972)
    Murders in the Rue Morgue (Sep-1971) · Cesar Charron
    Johnny Got His Gun (4-Aug-1971) · Joe's Father
    Fools (23-Dec-1970)
    Tora! Tora! Tora! (23-Sep-1970) · Gen. Short
    Julius Caesar (4-Jun-1970)
    The Ballad of Cable Hogue (13-May-1970) · Cable Hogue
    The Night They Raided Minsky's (22-Dec-1968)
    Once Upon a Time in the West (21-Dec-1968) · Cheyenne
    Isadora (Dec-1968)
    Hour of the Gun (1-Nov-1967) · Doc Holliday
    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (30-Jun-1967)
    Divorce American Style (21-Jun-1967) · Nelson Downes
    Any Wednesday (13-Oct-1966) · John Cleves
    A Big Hand for the Little Lady (8-Jun-1966) · Henry Drummond
    A Thousand Clowns (13-Dec-1965) · Murray Burns
    Act One (26-Dec-1963) · George S. Kaufman
    Long Day's Journey Into Night (9-Oct-1962) · Jamie Tyrone
    Tender Is the Night (19-Jan-1962)
    By Love Possessed (19-Jul-1961) · Julius Penrose
    The Iceman Cometh (14-Nov-1960)
    The Journey (19-Feb-1959) · Paul Kedes


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