Jason Robards

Jason Robards
1922 - 2000

Jason Robards  American Actor

Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. (July 26, 1922 – December 26, 2000) was an American actor on stage, and in film and television. He was a winner of the Tony Award, two Academy Awards and the Emmy Award. He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of Wor...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship31 yrs, 11 mths
Shortest Relationship4 mths
Average Relationship Length11 yrs, 3 mths
First Name Jason
Last Name Robards
Full Name at Birth Jason Nelson Robards Jr.
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th July, 1922
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died 26th December, 2000
Place of Death Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 9½" (177 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Hollywood High School, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1940)
University American Academy Of Dramatic Arts, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Text Actor On Stage, And In Film And Television.
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Paul Kedes In The Journey (1959), Ben Bradlee In All The President's Men (1976).
Year(s) Active 1946–2000, 1951–2000
Father Jason Robards, Sr. (Friday December 31, 1892 – Thursday April 4, 1963) (Aged 70) (Stage And Screen Actor.)
Mother Hope Maxine Glanville Robards
Family Member Sam Robards (Son)
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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Jason Robards78 LeoActor
American
Lois O'Connor-
Lauren Bacall89 VirgoActress
American
Mara Lynn60 CancerActress
American
Rachel Taylor-
Eleanor Pittman-

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Sarah
Female
David
Male
Jason Nelson
Male8th March, 194967 years old
Sam Prideaux
Male16th December, 196154 years old
Shannon Lyn
Female24th August, 197342 years old
Jake
Male197541 years old

Onscreen Matchups

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Going Home2000Charles BartonTV Movie
Magnolia1999Earl PartridgeMovie
Aimee Mann: Save Me1999Earl PartridgeMovie
Beloved1998Mr. BodwinMovie
Enemy of the State1998Congressman Phillip HammersleyMovie
Heartwood1998Logan ReeserMovie
The Real Macaw1998Grandpa GirdisMovie
A Thousand Acres1997Larry CookMovie
Crimson Tide1995Rear Admiral Anderson, Board of Inquiry President (uncredited)Movie
Journey1995MarcusTV Movie
My Antonia1995Josea BurdenTV Movie
Little Big League1994Thomas HeywoodMovie
The Paper1994Graham KeighleyMovie
The Enemy Within1994General R. Pendleton LloydTV Movie
Philadelphia1993Charles WheelerMovie
The Adventures of Huck Finn1993The KingMovie
The Trial1993Doctor HuldMovie
Heidi1993GrandfatherTV Movie
Storyville1992Clifford FowlerMovie
Lincoln1992President Abraham LincolnTV Movie
Deceptions1992ClayMovie
An Inconvenient Woman1991Jules MendelsonTV Movie
Chernobyl: The Final Warning1991Dr. Armand HammerTV Movie
Mark Twain and Me1991Mark TwainTV Movie
The Perfect Tribute1991President Abraham LincolnTV Movie
Quick Change1990Chief RotzingerMovie
The Civil War1990Ulysses S. GrantTV Show
Black Rainbow1989Walter TravisMovie
Dream a Little Dream1989Coleman EttingerMovie
Parenthood1989Frank BuckmanMovie
Reunion1989Henry StraussMovie
Metallica: One (TV Shor1989Joe's FatherMovie
Bright Lights, Big City1988Drunken Writer - Mr. Hardy (uncredited)Movie
The Good Mother1988MuthMovie
Inherit the Wind1988Henry DrummondTV Movie
American Experience1988NarratorTV Show
The Christmas Wife1988John TannerTV Movie
Thomas Hart Benton1988NarratorTV Movie
Square Dance1987DillardMovie
Laguna Heat1987Wade ShephardTV Movie
Breaking Home Ties1987LloydTV Movie
Johnny Bull1986Stephan KovacsTV Movie
The Last Frontier1986Ed StenningTV Movie
The Atlanta Child Murders1985Alvin BinderTV Show
The Long Hot Summer1985Will VarnerTV Movie
American Masters1985NarratorTV Show
Sakharov1984Andrei SakharovTV Movie
Max Dugan Returns1983Max DuganMovie
Something Wicked This Way Comes1983Charles HallowayMovie
The Day After1983Dr. Russell OakesTV Movie
The Legend of the Lone Ranger1981President Ulysses S. GrantMovie
American Playhouse1981Erie SmithTV Show
Cabo Blanco1980Gunther BeckdorffMovie
Melvin and Howard1980Howard HughesMovie
Raise the Titanic1980Admiral James SandeckerMovie
F.D.R.: The Last Year1980President Franklin D. RooseveltTV Movie
Haywire1980Leland HaywardTV Movie
Broadway on Showtime1980Erie SmithMovie
Hurricane1979Capt. BrucknerMovie
Comes a Horseman1978Jacob 'J.W.' EwingMovie
A Christmas to Remember1978Daniel LarsonTV Movie
Julia1977HammettMovie
Washington: Behind Closed Doors1977President Richard MoncktonTV Show
All the President's Men1976Ben BradleeMovie
Addie and the King of Hearts1976Jamie MillsTV Movie
A Boy and His Dog1975Lou CraddockMovie
Mr. Sycamore1975John GwiltMovie
A Moon for the Misbegotten1975James Tyrone Jr.TV Movie
The Easter Promise1975JamieTV Movie
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid1973Governor WallaceMovie
The Spy Who Never Was1973Inspector BarkanMovie
The Thanksgiving Treasure1973James MillsTV Movie
The War Between Men and Women1972Stephen KozlenkoMovie
The House Without a Christmas Tree1972Jamie MillsTV Movie
Circle of Fear1972Elliot BrentTV Show
Johnny Got His Gun1971Joe's FatherMovie
Murders in the Rue Morgue1971Cesar CharronMovie
Great Performances1971Grandpa Martin VanderhofTV Show
Jud1971Movie
Fools1970Matthew SouthMovie
Julius Caesar1970Marcus BrutusMovie
The Ballad of Cable Hogue1970Cable HogueMovie
Tora! Tora! Tora!1970General ShortMovie
Rosolino Paternò, soldato...1970Sam ArmstrongMovie
Spoon River1969ReaderMovie
Isadora1968SingerMovie
Once Upon a Time in the West1968CheyenneMovie
The Night They Raided Minsky's1968Raymond PaineMovie
Divorce American Style1967Nelson DownesMovie
Hour of the Gun1967Doc HollidayMovie
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre1967Al CaponeMovie
A Big Hand for the Little Lady1966Henry DrummondMovie
Any Wednesday1966John ClevesMovie
ABC Stage 671966Royal Earle ThompsonTV Show
A Thousand Clowns1965Murray BurnsMovie
Mr. Broadway1964TV Show
Act One1963George S. KaufmanMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Ivan DenisovichTV Show
Long Day's Journey Into Night1962Jamie TyroneMovie
Tender Is the Night1962Dr. Richard 'Dick' DiverMovie
Westinghouse Presents: That's Where the Town Is Going1962Hobart Cramm (as Jason Robards Jr.)TV Movie
By Love Possessed1961Julius Penrose (as Jason Robards Jr.)Movie
The Iceman Cometh1960Theodore 'Hickey' HickmanTV Movie
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries1960Detective AndersonTV Show
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1960TV Show
The Journey1959Paul Kedes (as Jason Robards Jr.)Movie
Play of the Week1959Theodore 'Hickey' HickmanTV Show
Sunday Showcase1959Alex ReedTV Show
The Bell Telephone Hour1959TV Show
The Seven Lively Arts1957TV Show
Playhouse 901956Robert JordanTV Show
Appointment with Adventure1955TV Show
Star Tonight1955TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Jayson, Bert Palmer, BridgerTV Show
Windows1955TV Show
Justice1954KarderTV Show
The Man Behind the Badge1953TV Show
Omnibus1952Prime MinisterTV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Paul Foster, Ralph Sawyer, Reinhardt SchmidtTV Show
The Magnavox Theatre1950TV Show
The Big Story1949Mr. Simms, Aaron DudleyTV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Joe GrantTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Leonard O'BrienTV Show
Follow That Music1946Movie
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marcus28Jul 25, 2014

Congratulations on winning the Academy Award For Best Supporting Actor for two films back to back:All The President's Men (1976) and Julia (1977).

marcus28Dec 6, 2013

Jason Robards,you have won back to back Best Actors In A Supporting Role Award in back to back films: All The President's Men (1976) and Julia (1977). Jason Robards has also Co-Starred with Hal Holbrook in both films.

troubled20yearoldJul 3, 2011

Rest in Peace, Mr. Robards. Your films were awesome.


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