Robert Duvall

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Robert Duvall

American actor and directoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1931.

Countries: United States (67%), United Kingdom (12%), (5%)

Main connections: The Judge (2014 film), Vera Farmiga, The Godfather

Linked to: Severn School, Republican Party, St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards 2009, Actors Studio




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Robert Duvall was born in 1931 add something


Louis, Missouri and graduated, in 1953, from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. add something


He served in the United States Army from 19 August 1953 to 20 August 1954, leaving as Private First Class. add something


In 1955, Duvall even roomed with Hoffman in a New York City apartment while they were studying at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. add something


In the Winter of 1955 he began studies at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York under Sanford Meisner on the G.I. Bill. add something


The latter was already part of Duvall's performance credits by mid-July 1957. add something


In 1959, Duvall made his first television appearance on Armstrong Circle Theater in the episode The Jailbreak. add something


Wilford Brimley - He began acting in the 1960s as a riding extra in Westerns and as a stunt man at the urging of his friend, actor Robert Duvall


Henry Brandon (actor) - In the 1960s TV series "The Outer Limits", Brandon played Gen. Crawford in the episode "The Chameleon" starring Robert Duvall


Robert J. Hogan - Born and raised in New York City , Hogan began his career appearing in theatre, making his professional debut as Elliot in the original 1961 Off-Broadway production of Michael Shurtleff's "Call Me By My Rightful Name" with Robert Duvall and Joan Hackett


Barbara Barrie - She starred in the 1963 "Twilight Zone" episode "Miniature", alongside Robert Duvall


Duvall has been married four times: First to Barbara Benjamin from 1964 until 1975. add something


Angie Dickinson - She had a memorable turn as the duplicitous murder conspirator in a 1964 episode of the classic "The Fugitive" series with David Janssen and fellow guest star Robert Duvall


His most notable Off-Broadway performance, for which he won an Obie Award in 1965 and which he considers his "Othello", was as Eddie Carbone in Miller's $A_View_From_the_Bridge (A_View_from_the_Bridge) at the Sheridan Square Playhouse from January 28, 1965 to December 11, 1966. add something


Robert Evans (producer) - He got his start as head of production at Paramount by purchasing the rights to a 1966 novel titled "The Detective" which Evans made into a movie starring Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Jack Klugman, Robert Duvall and Jacqueline Bisset, in 1968


He drew a considerable amount of attention in 1970 for his portrayal of Major Frank Burns in the film MASH and for his portrayal of the title role in the cult classic THX 1138 in 1971. add something


John Saxon (actor) - He again played a Mexican, this time a revolutionary named Luis Chama, in 1972, supporting Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall in "Joe Kidd"


Horton Foote - In addition to Faulkner's "Old Man", he adapted Faulkner's short story "Tomorrow" into a 1972 film starring Robert Duvall


Eddie Egan - In 1973 another film, called "Badge 373", with Robert Duvall playing the role of Egan, was released detailing Egan's career


The Conversation - "'The Conversation"' is a 1974 American psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman with supporting roles by John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Frederic Forrest, Harrison Ford, Teri Garr and Robert Duvall


In 1976 Duvall played supporting roles in The Eagle Has Landed and as Dr. Watson in The Seven-Per-Cent Solution opposite Nicol Williamson, Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave and Sir Laurence Olivier. add something


Michael Caine - In 1976 he appeared in the screen adaptation by Tom Mankiewicz of the Jack Higgins novel The Eagle Has Landed as Oberst Kurt Steiner, the commander of a Luftwaffe paratroop brigade disguised as Polish paratroopers, whose mission was to kidnap or kill the-British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, alongside co-stars Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter, and Donald Pleasence.


In 1977 Duvall returned to Broadway to appear as Walter Cole in David Mamet's American Buffalo. add something


His other Broadway performance was as Walter Cole in David Marnet's American Buffalo, which opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on 16 February 1977 and closed at the Belasco Theatre on 11 June 1977. add something


Kathleen Beller - She played Betsy in 1978's "The Betsy", starring Laurence Olivier, Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall


Apocalypse Now - "'Apocalypse Now"' is a 1979 American epic war film set during the Vietnam War, directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, and Robert Duvall


Bob Ferguson (music) - In 1983, "Wings of a Dove" was featured in the movie "Tender Mercies" starring Robert Duvall


Tom Courtenay - Both Courtenay and Finney received nominations for Best Actor in the 1984 Academy Awards for their roles, losing to Robert Duvall


Sergei M. Plekhanov - From 1989 to 1991, Dr. Plekhanov served as Soviet Affairs Consultant with CBS News, and from 1991 to 1992, he was a consultant for the production of the HBO television film "Stalin", starring Robert Duvall


Lonesome Dove (TV miniseries) - Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, "Lonesome Dove" was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a huge viewing audience, earning numerous *awards, and reviving both the television western and the miniseries


Natasha Richardson - Her performances opposite Robert Duvall and Faye Dunaway in "The Handmaid's Tale" and Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett and Helen Mirren in "The Comfort of Strangers" won her the 1990 "Evening Standard" British Film *award for Best Actress


Francis Ford Coppola - In 1990, he released the third and final chapter of The Godfather series: The Godfather Part III. Coppola successfully managed to get Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Talia Shire to return to the franchise, but Robert Duvall refused to reprise his role as Tom Hagen over salary disagreements.


Rambling Rose (film) - "'Rambling Rose"' is a 1991 American drama film set in Georgia during the Great Depression starring Laura Dern and Robert Duvall in leading roles with Lukas Haas, John Heard and Diane Ladd in supporting roles


Ann-Margret - In 1992 she co-starred with Robert Duvall and Christian Bale in the Disney musical, "Newsies"


Tuesday Weld - In 1993, she played a police officer's neurotic wife in "Falling Down", starring Michael Douglas and Robert Duvall


The Paper (film) - "'The Paper"' is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall


Deep Impact (film) - "'Deep Impact"' is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa_Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, Leelee Sobieski, and Morgan Freeman


Owen Coyle - He made an appearance in the Scottish football film "A Shot at Glory", in 2000, alongside "The Godfather" star Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton and Ally McCoist


Ally McCoist - In 2000, McCoist starred in the film "A Shot at Glory" alongside Robert Duvall, playing Jackie McQuillan, a fictional legendary ex-Celtic player


Dominic Sena - In 2000, Sena reappeared with the film "Gone in 60 Seconds" featuring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, and Robert Duvall


Alan Lawrence - Lawrence made an appearance in the Scottish football film A Shot at Glory, in 2000, alongside The Godfather star Robert Duvall and Michael Keaton


Michael Caine - Caine starred in Austin Powers in Goldmember as Austin's father and in 2003 he co-starred with Robert Duvall in Secondhand Lions.


Duvall and future wife Luciana Pedraza shaking hands with a member of the "The Black Stallions" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Four in the squadron’s hangar bay in 2003. add something


He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 18, 2003. add something


Michael Gambon - In 2003, he appeared with Robert Duvall and Kevin Costner, playing the principal villain in the Western film Open Range


Gene Hackman - A 2004 article in Vanity Fair described how Hackman, Hoffman and Robert Duvall were all struggling actors and close friends while living in New York City in the 1960s.


Luciana Pedraza - Duvall wrote and directed the short documentary "Portrait of Billy Joe" , and had an important role in the 2002 film "Assassination Tango", written, produced, directed and starring Robert Duvall


In 2006, he won an Emmy for the role of Prentice "Print" Ritter in the revisionist Western miniseries Broken Trail. add something


In September 2007, he announced his support for Republican Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani. add something


Eva Mendes - In 2007, she starred alongside Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, and Robert Duvall in the film "We Own the Night"


We Own the Night (film) - "'We Own the Night"' is a 2007 American crime drama film written and directed by James Gray and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes and Robert Duvall


In September 2008, he appeared on stage at a John McCain Sarah Palin rally in New Mexico. add something


The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - He restarted preliminary work in 2008 with Robert Duvall as Quixote


In May 2009 he spoke for historic preservation against Wal-Mart's proposal to build a store across the road from the entrance to the Wilderness Battlefield national park in Orange County, Virginia. add something


Get Low (film) - "'Get Low"' is a 2009 drama film directed by Aaron Schneider, written by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell, and starring Robert Duvall, Bill_Murray, Sissy Spacek, Lucas Black, Gerald McRaney, Bill Cobbs, Arin Logan, Lori Beth Edgeman, Andrea Powell, Rebecca Grant, Scott Cooper and Chandler Riggs


Terry Gilliam - However, Gilliam revealed on Canadian talk show The Hour on 17 December 2009, that Robert Duvall had been cast to play Quixote.


The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - In a December 2009 interview with "", Robert Duvall claimed on-camera to be Gilliam's new choice for Don Quixote, which was confirmed by Gilliam himself a few days afterwards


The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - On "The Hour" with George Stroumboulopoulos on 17 December 2009, Gilliam revealed that Robert Duvall would play the role of Don Quixote


Get Low (film) - For his performance, Robert Duvall was awarded the Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Actor in October 2010


In 2011, Duvall appeared at a record-breaking Houston charity event when he was interviewed by Bob Schieffer for 'An Evening with a Texas Legend'. add something


In 2012, Duvall endorsed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney add something


The Judge (2014 film) - The casting of Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vera Farmiga, and Dax Shepard was reported in March 2013


Vincent D'Onofrio - D'Onofrio co-starred in the 2014 drama "The Judge", with Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Duvall, Billy_Bob_Thornton and Jeremy Strong


Vera Farmiga - She starred in the 2014 comedy-drama film "The Judge", alongside Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall


Dax Shepard - Shepard had a supporting role in the 2014 film "The Judge", which starred Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall and Vera Farmiga


In 2015, at age 84, Duvall became the oldest person ever nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards, with a nomination for the film "The Judge add something


Hal Holbrook - Until Robert Duvall was nominated for an Academy *award in 2015, Holbrook was the oldest actor to receive an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination