Congratulations to Robert Redford on his birthday today

Happy birthday to Robert Redford! The actor, filmmaker and campaigner turned 80 today. With roles in iconic movies like “The Sting,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” and “All the President’s Men,” he has had a legendary career.

Redford made several TV appearances before to securing a part in the 1962 film “War Hunt.” Seven years later, with the release of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” he became a major star. In the film, Redford portrayed the Sundance Kid, a rail robber on the run, alongside Paul Newman’s Butch Cassidy. The movie won four of the seven Oscars for which it was nominated, including best picture. Early in the 1970s, Redford’s career took off because to appearances in movies like “The Way We Were,” which starred Barbra Streisand, and the political farce “The Candidate.”

The debut of “The Sting,” a caper movie that brought Redford and Newman back together, coincided with the release of “The Way We Were.” Redford was nominated for a best actor Oscar as a result of it. Redford starred in a number of movies during the ensuing years, including the Watergate drama “All the President’s Men” and an adaption of “The Great Gatsby.” Robert Redford on the Magic of “Pete’s Dragon,” and “New Territory” in Film The love drama “Out of Africa,” starring Meryl Streep, and the baseball classic “The Natural” are two of Redford’s best-known films from the 1980s.

Subsequently, Redford has acted in films such as “Spy Game,” “Indecent Proposal,” “Up Close and Personal,” and “The Horse Whisperer.” His portrayal of Alexander Pierce in the second Captain America film, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” will also be cited among Marvel fans. Redford is currently starring in Disney’s big-screen adaptation of “Pete’s Dragon.” In addition to his work in front of the camera, Redford has directed a number of movies, including “The Legend of Bagger Vance,” “Ordinary People,” “A River Runs Through It,” “Quiz Show,” and “The Horse Whisperer.” He was nominated for a best director Oscar in 1980 for “Ordinary People,” and in 1994 he won one for “Quiz Show.”

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