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

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


Jason Nelson
Male8th March, 194967 years old
Sam Prideaux
Male16th December, 196154 years old
Shannon Lyn
Female24th August, 197342 years old
Male197541 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Going Home2000 Charles Barton TV Movie
Magnolia1999 Earl Partridge Movie
Aimee Mann: Save Me1999 Earl Partridge Movie
Beloved1998 Mr. Bodwin Movie
Enemy of the State1998 Congressman Phillip Hammersley Movie
Heartwood1998 Logan Reeser Movie
The Real Macaw1998 Grandpa Girdis Movie
A Thousand Acres1997 Larry Cook Movie
Crimson Tide1995 Rear Admiral Anderson, Board of Inquiry President (uncredited) Movie
Journey1995 Marcus TV Movie
My Antonia1995 Josea Burden TV Movie
Little Big League1994 Thomas Heywood Movie
The Paper1994 Graham Keighley Movie
The Enemy Within1994 General R. Pendleton Lloyd TV Movie
Philadelphia1993 Charles Wheeler Movie
The Adventures of Huck Finn1993 The King Movie
The Trial1993 Doctor Huld Movie
Heidi1993 Grandfather TV Movie
Storyville1992 Clifford Fowler Movie
Lincoln1992 President Abraham Lincoln TV Movie
Deceptions1992 Clay Movie
An Inconvenient Woman1991 Jules Mendelson TV Movie
Chernobyl: The Final Warning1991 Dr. Armand Hammer TV Movie
Mark Twain and Me1991 Mark Twain TV Movie
The Perfect Tribute1991 President Abraham Lincoln TV Movie
Quick Change1990 Chief Rotzinger Movie
The Civil War1990 Ulysses S. Grant TV Show
Black Rainbow1989 Walter Travis Movie
Dream a Little Dream1989 Coleman Ettinger Movie
Parenthood1989 Frank Buckman Movie
Reunion1989 Henry Strauss Movie
Metallica: One (TV Shor1989 Joe's Father Movie
Bright Lights, Big City1988 Drunken Writer - Mr. Hardy (uncredited) Movie
The Good Mother1988 Muth Movie
Inherit the Wind1988 Henry Drummond TV Movie
American Experience1988 Narrator TV Show
The Christmas Wife1988 John Tanner TV Movie
Thomas Hart Benton1988 Narrator TV Movie
Square Dance1987 Dillard Movie
Laguna Heat1987 Wade Shephard TV Movie
Breaking Home Ties1987 Lloyd TV Movie
Johnny Bull1986 Stephan Kovacs TV Movie
The Last Frontier1986 Ed Stenning TV Movie
The Atlanta Child Murders1985 Alvin Binder TV Show
The Long Hot Summer1985 Will Varner TV Movie
American Masters1985 Narrator TV Show
Sakharov1984 Andrei Sakharov TV Movie
Max Dugan Returns1983 Max Dugan Movie
Something Wicked This Way Comes1983 Charles Halloway Movie
The Day After1983 Dr. Russell Oakes TV Movie
The Legend of the Lone Ranger1981 President Ulysses S. Grant Movie
American Playhouse1981 Erie Smith TV Show
Cabo Blanco1980 Gunther Beckdorff Movie
Melvin and Howard1980 Howard Hughes Movie
Raise the Titanic1980 Admiral James Sandecker Movie
F.D.R.: The Last Year1980 President Franklin D. Roosevelt TV Movie
Haywire1980 Leland Hayward TV Movie
Broadway on Showtime1980 Erie Smith Movie
Hurricane1979 Capt. Bruckner Movie
Comes a Horseman1978 Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing Movie
A Christmas to Remember1978 Daniel Larson TV Movie
Julia1977 Hammett Movie
Washington: Behind Closed Doors1977 President Richard Monckton TV Show
All the President's Men1976 Ben Bradlee Movie
Addie and the King of Hearts1976 Jamie Mills TV Movie
A Boy and His Dog1975 Lou Craddock Movie
Mr. Sycamore1975 John Gwilt Movie
A Moon for the Misbegotten1975 James Tyrone Jr. TV Movie
The Easter Promise1975 Jamie TV Movie
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid1973 Governor Wallace Movie
The Spy Who Never Was1973 Inspector Barkan Movie
The Thanksgiving Treasure1973 James Mills TV Movie
The War Between Men and Women1972 Stephen Kozlenko Movie
The House Without a Christmas Tree1972 Jamie Mills TV Movie
Circle of Fear1972 Elliot Brent TV Show
Johnny Got His Gun1971 Joe's Father Movie
Murders in the Rue Morgue1971 Cesar Charron Movie
Great Performances1971 Grandpa Martin Vanderhof TV Show
Jud1971 Movie
Fools1970 Matthew South Movie
Julius Caesar1970 Marcus Brutus Movie
The Ballad of Cable Hogue1970 Cable Hogue Movie
Tora! Tora! Tora!1970 General Short Movie
Rosolino Paternò, soldato...1970 Sam Armstrong Movie
Spoon River1969 Reader Movie
Isadora1968 Singer Movie
Once Upon a Time in the West1968 Cheyenne Movie
The Night They Raided Minsky's1968 Raymond Paine Movie
Divorce American Style1967 Nelson Downes Movie
Hour of the Gun1967 Doc Holliday Movie
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre1967 Al Capone Movie
A Big Hand for the Little Lady1966 Henry Drummond Movie
Any Wednesday1966 John Cleves Movie
ABC Stage 671966 Royal Earle Thompson TV Show
A Thousand Clowns1965 Murray Movie
Mr. Broadway1964 TV Show
Act One1963 George S. Kaufman Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Ivan Denisovich TV Show
Long Day's Journey Into Night1962 Jamie Tyrone Movie
Tender Is the Night1962 Dr. Richard 'Dick' Diver Movie
Westinghouse Presents: That's Where the Town Is Going1962 Hobart Cramm (as Jason Robards Jr.) TV Movie
By Love Possessed1961 Julius Penrose (as Jason Robards Jr.) Movie
The Iceman Cometh1960 Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman TV Movie
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries1960 Detective Anderson TV Show
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1960 TV Show
The Journey1959 Paul Kedes (as Jason Robards Jr.) Movie
Play of the Week1959 Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman TV Show
Sunday Showcase1959 Alex Reed TV Show
The Bell Telephone Hour1959 TV Show
The Seven Lively Arts1957 TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Robert Jordan TV Show
Appointment with Adventure1955 TV Show
Star Tonight1955 TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955 Jayson, Bert Palmer, Bridger TV Show
Windows1955 TV Show
Justice1954 Karder TV Show
The Man Behind the Badge1953 TV Show
Omnibus1952 Prime Minister TV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951 TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950 Paul Foster, Ralph Sawyer, Reinhardt Schmidt TV Show
The Magnavox Theatre1950 TV Show
The Big Story1949 Mr. Simms, Aaron Dudley TV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948 Joe Grant TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Leonard O'Brien TV Show
Follow That Music1946 Movie
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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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