Jason Robards



Place of birth:

Chicago, Illinois, USA:


Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. (July 26, 1922 – December 26, 2000) was an American actor on stage and in film and television and a winner of the Tony Award (theatre), two Academy Awards (film) and the Emmy Award (television). He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War II. He became famous playing works of Eugene O'Neill, an American playwright, and regularly performed in O'Neill's works throughout his career. Robards was cast in both common-man roles and as well-known historical figures. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jason Robards, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone (2016)
as Ben Bradlee (archive footage)
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
Once Upon a Time in the West: The Wages of Sin (2003)
as Cheyenne
Going Home (2000)
as Charles Barton
That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000)
as Himself
Magnolia (1999)
as Earl Partridge
Mein liebster Feind (1999)
as Fitzcarraldo (archive footage)
Enemy of the State (1998)
as Congressman Phillip Hammersley (uncredited)
Beloved (1998)
as Mr. Bodwin
The Real Macaw (1998)
as Grandpa Girdis
Heartwood (1998)
as Logan Reeser
A Thousand Acres (1997)
as Larry Cook
Journey (1995)
as Marcus
The Great American West (1995)
as Narrator
My Antonia (1995)
as Josea Burden
The Enemy Within (1994)
as General R. Pendleton Lloyd
Little Big League (1994)
as Thomas Heywood
The Paper (1994)
as Graham Keighley
Philadelphia (1993)
as Charles Wheeler
Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993)
as Himself
The Trial (1993)
as Dr Huld
The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
as Pap Finn
Lincoln (1992)
Storyville (1992)
as Clifford Fowler
Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1992)
as Narrator (voice)
Mark Twain and Me (1991)
as Mark Twain
Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
as Dr. Armand Hammer
The Perfect Tribute (1991)
as President Abraham Lincoln
Quick Change (1990)
as Chief Rotzinger
Black Rainbow (1989)
as Walter Travis
Thomas Hart Benton (1989)
as Narrator (voice)
Parenthood (1989)
as Frank Buckman
Reunion (1989)
as Hans Strauss(alt)
Dream a Little Dream (1989)
as Coleman Ettinger
The Christmas Wife (1988)
as John Tanner
The Good Mother (1988)
as Muth
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
as Drunken Writer/Mr. Hardy
Inherit the Wind (1988)
as Harry Drummond
Breaking Home Ties (1987)
as Lloyd Wells
Laguna Heat (1987)
as Wade Shephard
Square Dance (1987)
as Dillard
Werner Herzog: Filmemacher (1986)
as archive footage
You Can't Take It with You (1984)
as Grandpa Martin Vanderhof
America and Lewis Hine (1984)
as (voice)
Sakharov (1984)
as Andrei Sakharov
Hughie (1984)
The Day After (1983)
as Dr. Russell Oakes
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
as Charles Halloway
Max Dugan Returns (1983)
as Max Dugan
Burden of Dreams (1982)
as Fitzcarraldo
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
as President Ulysses S. Grant
Melvin and Howard (1980)
as Howard Hughes
Haywire (1980)
as Leland Hayward
F.D.R.: The Last Year (1980)
as President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Caboblanco (1980)
as Gunther Beckdorff
Raise the Titanic (1980)
as Admiral James Sandecker
Hurricane (1979)
as Capt. Bruckner
A Christmas to Remember (1978)
as Daniel Larson
Comes a Horseman (1978)
as Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing
Julia (1977)
as Dashiell Hammett
Tod eines Fremden (1976)
as Inspector Barkan
All the President's Men (1976)
as Ben Bradlee
Addie and the King of Hearts (1976)
as Jamie Mills
Mr. Sycamore (1975)
as John Gwilt
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
as Lou Craddock
A Moon for the Misbegotten (1975)
as James Tyrone Jr.
The Easter Promise (1975)
as Jamie Mills
The Thanksgiving Treasure (1973)
as James Mills
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
as Governor Wallace
Old Faithful (1973)
as Himself
The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972)
as Jamie Mills
The War Between Men and Women (1972)
as Stephen Kozlenko
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
as Joe's Father
Edgar Allan Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
as Cesar Charron
Fools (1970)
as Matthew South
Julius Caesar (1970)
as Marcus Brutus
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
as Cable Hogue
Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970)
as Sam Armstrong
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
as Lt. General Walter C. Short
The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)
as Raymond Paine
C'era una volta il West (1968)
as Manuel 'Cheyenne' Gutiérrez
Isadora (1968)
as Singer
Hour of the Gun (1967)
as Doc Holliday
The Belle of 14th Street (1967)
as Himself
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
as Al Capone
Divorce American Style (1967)
as Nelson Downes
Noon Wine (1966)
as Royal Earle Thompson
Any Wednesday (1966)
as John Cleves
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
as Henry Drummond
A Thousand Clowns (1965)
as Murray N. Burns
Act One (1963)
as George S. Kaufman
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
as Jamie Tyrone
Tender Is the Night (1962)
as Dr. Richard 'Dick' Diver (as Jason Robards Jr.)
By Love Possessed (1961)
as Julius Penrose
The Iceman Cometh (1960)
as Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman
The Bat (1960)
as Detective Anderson
A Doll's House (1959)
as Dr. Rank
The Journey (1959)
as Paul Kedes
The Gilded Lily (1921)
as Frank Thompson

TV Series Credits

The West (1996)
Baseball (1994)
as John McGraw / Kenesaw Mountain Landis / Harry Frazee (voice)
Heidi (1993)
as Grandfather
An Inconvenient Woman (1991)
as Jules Mendelson
The Civil War (1990)
as Ulysses S. Grant
American Experience (1988)
as Narrator (voice)
The Last Frontier (1986)
as Ed Stenning
The Long Hot Summer (1985)
as Will Varner
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)
as Alvin Binder
The Kennedy Center Honors (1978)
Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
as President Richard Monckton
Ghost Story (1972)
The Dick Cavett Show (1968)
as Himself - Guest
ABC Stage 67 (1966)
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)
Play of the Week (1959)
Tony Awards (1956)
as Himself - Host
Tony Awards (1956)
as Presenter
The Alcoa Hour (1955)
The Academy Awards (1953)
General Electric Theater (1953)
Omnibus (1952)
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)
Studio One (1948)
The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)