I am a long time fan of Robert Redford and was saddened to recently read that he is retiring from acting soon. He has made tons of movies over a 50+ year career and definitely deserves some rest and relaxation at the age of 82 years old.
Before I get to the list of my Top Ten Best Redford Films, here are some facts about the "Sundance Kid":
Full name: Charles Robert Redford, Jr., nickname: Bob
Born: August 18, 1936 in Santa Monica, CA.
He was pitcher on the University of Colorado baseball team, before losing his scholarship due to drinking.
He is a man of many hats: actor, writer, director and producer and narrator.
He founded Sundance Ski Resort in Utah in the early 1960's by purchasing two acres for $500.
He founded the Sundance Film Festival to help up and coming filmmakers.
He has been married twice: Lola (1958-1985) and Sibylle (2009-current)
He has three grown kids: Shauna, Jamie and Amy.
He is an environmental conservationist and has liberal political views.
My Pick of Robert Redford's 10 Best Films of All Time
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