Robert Duvall biography

Robert Duvall

Actor, Film actor

1931 –

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Who is Robert Duvall?

Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and director. He has been nominated for six Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Emmy Award. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2005. He has starred in some of the most acclaimed and popular films and television series of all time, including The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, To Kill a Mockingbird, THX 1138, Colors, Joe Kidd, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, MASH, Network, The Apostle, True Grit, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, Falling Down, Tender Mercies, The Natural, and Lonesome Dove.

He began appearing in theater during the late 1950s, moving into television and film roles during the early 1960s, playing Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird and appearing in Captain Newman, M.D.. He landed many of his most famous roles during the early 1970s, such as Major Frank Burns in the blockbuster comedy MASH and the lead role in THX 1138, as well as Horton Foote's adaptation of William Faulkner's Tomorrow, which was developed at The Actors Studio and is Duvall's personal favorite.

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Born
Jan 5, 1931
San Diego
Also known as
  • Robert Selden Duvall
  • Robert Duval
  • Robert S. Duvall
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Christian Science
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Principia College
  • Neighborhood Playhouse
  • Severn School
Employment
  • United States Army
    (1953/08/19 - 1954/08/20)
Lived in
  • Maryland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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