Jason Robards

Jason Robards

Highest Rated: 100% Divorce American Style (1967)

Lowest Rated: 0% Dream a Little Dream (1989)

Birthday: Jul 26, 1922

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Jason Robards built quite a career for himself as an Academy Award-winning actor. In his early acting career, Robards appeared in such films as the Lana Turner dramatic adaptation "By Love Possessed" (1961), the Katharine Hepburn dramatic adaptation "Long Day's Journey Into Night" (1962) and "Tender Is the Night" (1962). He also appeared in "Act One" (1963). Robards was nominated for a Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for "All the President's Men" in 1976 as well as for a Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "All the President's Men" in 1976. Robards won a Best Actor National Board of Review Award for "Long Day's Journey Into Night" in 1962 as well as a Best Actor National Board of Review Award for "Tender Is the Night" in 1962. His film career continued throughout the eighties in productions like "The Legend of the Lone Ranger" (1981) with Klinton Spilsbury, the Werner Herzog documentary "Burden of Dreams" (1983) and "Max Dugan Returns" (1983). He also appeared in "Something Wicked This Way Comes" (1983). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the James Spader mystery thriller "Storyville" (1992), the dramatic adventure "The Adventures of Huck Finn" (1993) with Elijah Wood and "The Trial" (1993) with Kyle MacLachlan. He also appeared in "Philadelphia" (1993) with Tom Hanks and the Michael Keaton dramatic comedy "The Paper" (1994). Most recently, Robards appeared on "Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film" (PBS, 2005-06).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Going Home Charles Barton (Character) - 2000
83% 89% Magnolia Earl Partridge (Character) $22.5M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet They Drew Fire: Combat Artists of World War II Unknown (Character) - 1999
80% 92% Mon Ennemi Intime Fitzcarraldo (archive footage) (Character) $95.6K 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heartwood Logan Reeser (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 94% The Real Macaw Grandpa Girdis (Character) - 1998
78% 71% Beloved Mr. Bodwin (Character) $22.8M 1998
24% 42% A Thousand Acres Larry Cook (Character) $7.9M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great American West Narrator - 1997
No Score Yet 29% My Antonia Josea Burden (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Journey Marcus (Character) - 1995
88% 66% The Paper Graham Keighley (Character) $36.6M 1994
31% 53% Little Big League Thomas Heywood (Character) $12.1M 1994
No Score Yet 31% The Enemy Within General R. Pendleton Lloyd (Character) - 1994
80% 89% Philadelphia Charles Wheeler (Character) $76M 1993
29% 51% The Trial Doctor Huld (Character) - 1993
100% 73% Heidi Grandfather (Character) - 1993
73% 50% The Adventures of Huck Finn The King (Character) $23.8M 1993
67% 22% Storyville Clifford Fowler (Character) $352.5K 1992
No Score Yet 50% Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Robert Gale (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet An Inconvenient Woman Jules Mendelson (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet 67% Mark Twain and Me Mark Twain (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Final Warning Dr. Armand Hammer (Character) - 1991
88% 47% Black Rainbow Walter Travis (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Perfect Tribute President Abraham Lincoln (Character) - 1991
82% 71% Quick Change Chief Rotzinger (Character) $14M 1990
No Score Yet 58% Reunion Henry Strauss (Character) - 1989
0% 67% Dream a Little Dream Coleman Ettinger (Character) $5M 1989
91% 76% Parenthood Frank Buckman (Character) $99.6M 1989
50% 29% The Good Mother Muth (Character) $4.6M 1988
60% 38% Bright Lights, Big City Mr. Hardy (Character) $15.7M 1988
No Score Yet 70% Inherit the Wind Henry Drummond (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 33% The Christmas Wife John Tanner (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Square Dance Grandpa Dillard (Character) $13.7K 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laguna Heat Wade Shephard (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties Lloyd (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Bull Stephan Kovacs (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Frontier Ed Stenning (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sakharov Andrei Sakharov (Character) - 1984
60% 64% Something Wicked This Way Comes Charles Halloway (Character) - 1983
86% 69% The Day After Dr. Russell Oakes (Character) - 1983
71% 68% Max Dugan Returns Max Dugan (Character) - 1983
94% 91% Burden of Dreams Fitzcarraldo (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 39% The Legend of the Lone Ranger President Ulysses S. Grant (Character) - 1981
38% 28% Raise the Titanic Admiral James Sandecker (Character) - 1980
91% 60% Melvin and Howard Howard Hughes (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet F.D.R. -- The Last Year President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Haywire Leland Hayward (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 0% Caboblanco Gunther Beckdorff (Character) - 1980
38% 44% Hurricane Capt. Bruckner (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Christmas to Remember Daniel Larson (Character) - 1978
70% 54% Comes a Horseman Jacob "J.W." Ewing (Character) - 1978
76% 71% Julia Hammett (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spy Who Never Was Inspector Barkan (Character) - 1976
94% 92% All the President's Men Ben Bradlee (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 100% A Moon for the Misbegotten Unknown (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Easter Promise Jamie (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Sycamore John Gwilt (Character) - 1975
76% 63% A Boy and His Dog Lou Craddock (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thanksgiving Treasure James Mills (Character) - 1973
86% 83% Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Gov. Lew Wallace (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 29% The War Between Men and Women Stephen Kozlenko (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 79% The House Without a Christmas Tree Jamie Mills (Character) - 1972
20% 25% Murders in the Rue Morgue Cesar Charron (Character) - 1971
67% 87% Johnny Got His Gun Joe's Father (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Operation Snafu Sam Armstrong (Character) - 1970
93% 82% The Ballad of Cable Hogue Cable Hogue (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fools Matthew South (Character) - 1970
40% 35% Julius Caesar Marcus Brutus (Character) - 1970
55% 81% Tora! Tora! Tora! Lt. Gen. Walter C. Short (Character) - 1970
95% 95% Once Upon a Time in the West Cheyenne (Character) - 1969
75% 64% Isadora Singer (Character) - 1968
67% 45% The Night They Raided Minsky's Raymond Paine (Character) - 1968
89% 66% The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Al Capone (Character) - 1967
100% 56% Divorce American Style Nelson Downes (Character) - 1967
86% 50% Hour of the Gun Doc Holliday (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Ivan Denisovich (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 85% A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Drummond (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 48% Any Wednesday John Cleves (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Noon Wine Unknown (Character) - 1966
71% 89% A Thousand Clowns Murray (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 50% Act One George S. Kaufman (Character) - 1963
94% 85% Long Day's Journey Into Night Jamie Tyrone (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 50% Tender Is the Night Dr. Richard "Dick" Diver (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 38% By Love Possessed Julius Penrose (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Doll's House Dr. Rank (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 78% The Journey Paul Kedes (Character) - 1959

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Civil War Ulysses S. Grant (Voice) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Atlanta Child Murders Alvin Binder (Character) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Washington: Behind Closed Doors Unknown (Character) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heidi Grandfather (Character)
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Danny Kaye Show Guest 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dow Hour of Great Mysteries Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Alcoa Hour Bridger (Character) 1956-1957

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