Jason Robards

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Jason Nelson Robards Jr. was an American stage, film, and television actor. He was a winner of a Tony Award, two Academy Awards and an Emmy Award, making him one of 24 Triple Crown of Acting winners. He was also a United States Navy decorated combat veteran of World War II.

Jason Nelson Robards Jr. was an American stage, film, and television actor. He was a winner of a Tony Award, two Academy Awards and an Emmy Award, making him one of 24 Triple Crown of Acting winners. He was also a United States Navy decorated combat veteran of World War II.

Birth Name

Jason Nelson Robards Jr.

Born

Wednesday, 26 July 1922

Died

Tuesday, 26 December 2000

Actor Filmography

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone Ben Bradlee (archive footage) 2016
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Himself (archive footage) 2004
Going Home Charles Barton 2000
That Moment: Magnolia Diary Himself 2000
Magnolia Earl Partridge 1999
My Best Fiend Fitzcarraldo 1999
Enemy of the State Congressman Phillip Hammersley 1998
Beloved Mr. Bodwin 1998
The Real Macaw Grandpa Girdis 1998
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone Ben Bradlee (archive footage) 2016
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Himself (archive footage) 2004
Going Home Charles Barton 2000
That Moment: Magnolia Diary Himself 2000
Magnolia Earl Partridge 1999
My Best Fiend Fitzcarraldo 1999
Enemy of the State Congressman Phillip Hammersley 1998
Beloved Mr. Bodwin 1998
The Real Macaw Grandpa Girdis 1998
The Irish in America: Long Journey Home (voice) 1998
Heartwood Logan Reeser 1998
A Thousand Acres Larry Cook 1997
The West Brigham Young, Himself (voice), Brigham Young / Philip Sheridan 1996
Journey Marcus 1995
Crimson Tide Rear Admiral Anderson, Board of Inquiry President 1995
My Antonia Josea Burden 1995
The Great American West Narrator 1995
Baseball John McGraw / Kenesaw Mountain Landis / Harry Frazee (voice), Various, Himself 1994
The Enemy Within General R. Pendleton Lloyd 1994
Little Big League Thomas Heywood 1994
The Paper Graham Keighley 1994
La Classe Américaine Le patron du journal (archive footage) 1993
Philadelphia Charles Wheeler 1993
Heidi Grandfather 1993
Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron Himself 1993
The Trial Doctor Huld 1993
The Adventures of Huck Finn The King 1993
Lincoln President Abraham Lincoln (voice) 1992
Storyville Clifford Fowler 1992
Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio Narrator 1992
An Inconvenient Woman Jules Mendelson 1991
Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Armand Hammer 1991
The Civil War Ulysses S. Grant 1990
Quick Change Chief Rotzinger 1990
Black Rainbow Walter Travis 1989
Thomas Hart Benton Narrator 1989
Parenthood Frank 1989
Reunion Hans Strauss(alt) 1989
Dream A Little Dream Coleman Ettinger 1989
Metallica: One Joe's Father 1989
The Christmas Wife John Tanner 1988
The Good Mother W. O. Muth 1988
American Experience Narrator (voice), Himself (archive footage) 1988
Bright Lights, Big City Drunken Writer / Mr. Hardy 1988
Inherit the Wind Harry Drummond 1988
Laguna Heat Wade Shephard 1987
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Himself 1987
Square Dance Dillard 1987
The Long Hot Summer Will Varner 1986
The Last Frontier Ed Stenning 1986
American Masters Narrator, Self 1986
Portrait Werner Herzog archive footage 1986
National Geographic Explorer Himself - Narrator 1985
The Atlanta Child Murders Alvin Binder 1985
Sakharov Andrei Sakharov 1984
The World of Tomorrow Himself - Narrator 1984
America and Lewis Hine (voice) 1984
The Day After Dr. Russell Oakes 1983
Reading Rainbow Himself (voice) 1983
Something Wicked This Way Comes Charles Halloway 1983
Max Dugan Returns Max Dugan 1983
Burden of Dreams Fitzcarraldo 1982
American Playhouse Erie Smith 1981
The Legend Of The Lone Ranger President Ulysses S. Grant 1981
Melvin And Howard Howard Hughes 1980
Raise the Titanic Admiral James Sandecker 1980
Haywire Leland Hayward 1980
F.D.R.: The Last Year President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1980
Cabo Blanco Gunther Beckdorff 1980
Hurricane Capt. Bruckner 1979
Comes A Horseman Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing 1978
Julia Hammett 1977
Washington: Behind Closed Doors President Richard Monckton 1977
The Spy Who Never Was Inspector Barkan 1976
All The President's Men Ben Bradlee 1976
Mr. Sycamore John Gwilt 1975
A Boy And His Dog Lou Craddock 1975
A Moon for the Misbegotten James Tyrone Jr. 1975
The Easter Promise Jamie Mills 1975
Dinah! Himself - Guest 1974
The Thanksgiving Treasure James Mills 1973
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Governor Wallace 1973
The House Without a Christmas Tree Jamie Mills 1972
Great Performances Grandpa Martin Vanderhof 1972
The War Between Men and Women Stephen Kozlenko 1972
Circle of Fear Elliot Brent 1972
Murders in the Rue Morgue Cesar Charron 1971
Johnny Got His Gun Joe's Father 1971
Jud 1971
Rollin' on the River Himself 1971
Fools Matthew South 1970
Julius Caesar Brutus 1970
The Ballad Of Cable Hogue Cable Hogue 1970
Rosolino Paternò, soldato... Sam Armstrong 1970
Tora! Tora! Tora! General Walter C. Short 1970
The Night They Raided Minsky's Raymond Paine 1968
Once Upon a Time in the West Manuel 'Cheyenne' Gutiérrez 1968
Isadora Singer 1968
Hour Of The Gun Doc Holliday 1967
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Al Capone 1967
Divorce American Style Nelson Downes 1967
Any Wednesday John Cleves 1966
ABC Stage 67 Royal Earle Thompson 1966
A Big Hand For The Little Lady Henry Drummond 1966
The Face of a Genius Himself - Narrator 1966
A Thousand Clowns Murray 1965
Mr. Broadway 1964
Act One George S. Kaufman 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Irish LaFontain, Ivan Denisovich (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Himself - Guest (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1963
Long Day's Journey Into Night Jamie Tyrone 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
Tender Is the Night Dr. Richard 'Dick' Diver 1962
The DuPont Show of the Week Himself - Narrator 1961
By Love Possessed Julius Penrose (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1961
The Case of the Dangerous Robin (as Jason Robards Sr.) 1960
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries Detective Anderson 1960
A Doll's House Dr. Rank (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1959
Play of the Week Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman 1959
Sunday Showcase Alex Reed 1959
The Journey Paul Kedes (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1959
The Bell Telephone Hour Romeo 1959
The Seven Lively Arts (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month 1957
Playhouse 90 Robert Jordan (as Jason Robards Jr.), Robert Jordan 1956
The Alcoa Hour Bert Palmer (as Jason Robards Jr.), Bridger (as Jason Robards Jr.), Jayson (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1955
Windows (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1955
This Is Your Life Himself 1955
Appointment with Adventure 1955
Star Tonight (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1955
Producers' Showcase Himself 1954
Justice (as Jason Robards Jr.), Karder 1954
The Man Behind the Badge 1953
Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951
Goodyear Playhouse (as Jason Robards Jr.) 1951
The Magnavox Theater 1950
Armstrong Circle Theatre Paul Foster, Ralph Sawyer, Reinhardt Schmidt 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Big Story Aaron Dudley, Mr. Simms 1949
Studio One in Hollywood Cameron, Leonard O'Brien, Prisoner 1948
Repertory Theatre Joe Grant, Mason 1948
The Adventures of Marco Polo 1938
San Francisco Father 1936
The Last Days Of Pompeii 1935
The Crusades 1935
The Merry Widow 1934
Only Yesterday 1933

Producer Filmography

1988 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Won
1985 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1981 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1981 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1980 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1978 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Nominated
1977 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1977 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special Nominated
1966 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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