Jason Robards

26 Jul 1922 - 26 Dec 2000

Actor

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.

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Filmography (67 titles)

(movie, 2000)
···Going Home
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Charles Barton)
(movie, 1999)
8.1Magnolia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Earl Partridge)
(movie, 1998)
···Enemy of the State
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Congressman Phillip Hammersley (uncredited))
(movie, 1998)
···Heartwood
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Logan Reeser)
(movie, 1997)
···A Thousand Acres
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Larry Cook)
(movie, 1995)
···Journey
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marcus)
(movie, 1995)
···My Antonia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Josea Burden)
(movie, 1994)
···The Paper
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Graham Keighley)
(movie, 1994)
···The Enemy Within
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as General R. Pendleton Lloyd)
(movie, 1993)
···Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Charles Wheeler)
(movie, 1993)
···The Trial
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr Huld)
(movie, 1993)
···The Adventures of Huck Finn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Pap Finn)
(movie, 1993)
···Heidi
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Grandfather)
(movie, 1992)
···Deceptions
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Clay)
(movie, 1992)
···Lincoln
Genre: Biography, History
Role: Actor (as President Abraham Lincoln)
(movie, 1992)
···Storyville
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Clifford Fowler)
(movie, 1991)
···An Inconvenient Woman
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jules Mendelson)
(movie, 1991)
···Chernobyl: The Final Warning
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Armand Hammer)
(movie, 1991)
···Mark Twain and Me
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Mark Twain)
(movie, 1991)
···The Perfect Tribute
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as President Abraham Lincoln)
(movie, 1990)
···The Civil War
Role: Actor (as Ulysses S. Grant)
(movie, 1990)
···Quick Change
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Chief Rotzinger)
(movie, 1989)
···Parenthood
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Frank Buckman)
(movie, 1989)
···Dream a Little Dream
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Coleman Ettinger)
(movie, 1989)
···Black Rainbow
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter Travis)
(movie, 1989)
···Reunion
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Henry Strauss)
(movie, 1988)
···Bright Lights, Big City
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Drunken Writer · Mr. Hardy)
(movie, 1988)
···Inherit the Wind
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Henry Drummond)
(movie, 1988)
···The Christmas Wife
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as John Tanner)
(movie, 1988)
···The Good Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Muth)
(movie, 1988)
···Thomas Hart Benton
Role: Actor (as Narrator)
(movie, 1987)
···Breaking Home Ties
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lloyd)
(movie, 1987)
···Laguna Heat
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Wade Shephard)
(movie, 1987)
···Square Dance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dillard)
(movie, 1986)
···Johnny Bull
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Stephan Kovacs)
(movie, 1985)
···The Long Hot Summer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Will Varner)
(movie, 1984)
···Sakharov
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Andrei Sakharov)
(movie, 1983)
8.0The Day After
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Russell Oakes)
(movie, 1983)
···Max Dugan Returns
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Max Dugan)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Charles Halloway)
(movie, 1980)
···Raise the Titanic
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Admiral James Sandecker)
(movie, 1980)
···F.D.R.: The Last Year
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as President Franklin D. Roosevelt)
(movie, 1980)
···Haywire
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Leland Hayward)
(movie, 1980)
···Melvin and Howard
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Howard Hughes)
(movie, 1978)
···A Christmas to Remember
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Daniel Larson)
(movie, 1977)
···Julia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dashiell Hammett)
(movie, 1976)
···All the President's Men
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ben Bradlee)
(movie, 1975)
···A Boy and His Dog
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lou Craddock)
(movie, 1975)
···A Moon for the Misbegotten
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as James Tyrone Jr.)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Stephen Kozlenko)
(movie, 1971)
···Johnny Got His Gun
Genre: War, Drama
Role: Actor (as Joe's Father)
(movie, 1971)
···Murders in the Rue Morgue
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cesar Charron)
(movie, 1970)
···Tora! Tora! Tora!
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Lt. General Walter C. Short)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Sam Armstrong)
(movie, 1970)
···The Ballad of Cable Hogue
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Cable Hogue)
(movie, 1968)
···C'era una volta il West
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Manuel 'Cheyenne' Gutiérrez)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Raymond Paine)
(movie, 1967)
···Hour of the Gun
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Doc Holliday)
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor (as Al Capone)
(movie, 1967)
···Divorce American Style
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Nelson Downes)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Henry Drummond)
(movie, 1966)
···Any Wednesday
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as John Cleves)
(movie, 1965)
···A Thousand Clowns
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Murray)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jamie Tyrone)
(movie, 1962)
···Tender Is the Night
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Richard 'Dick' Diver)
(movie, 1960)
···The Iceman Cometh
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman)
(movie, 1959)
···The Journey
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Paul Kedes)