Jason Robards (1922–2000)

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KNOWN FOR 
All the President's Men (1976) | Magnolia (1999) | Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 18 nominations More »
AKA 
Jason Robards Jr. | Jason Robards Sr.
BORN 
Jul 26, 1922 (died Dec 26, 2000)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Past Film & Video (63 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (69 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Going HomeGoing Home (TV Movie) Charles Barton  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Narrator (4 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–1997 4
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  • Primary photo for JourneyJourney (TV Movie) Marcus  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for My AntoniaMy Antonia (TV Movie) Josea Burden  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Enemy WithinThe Enemy Within (TV Movie) General R. Pendleton Lloyd  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for HeidiHeidi (TV Mini-series) Grandfather (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for The Roots of RoeThe Roots of Roe (TV Movie) Anthony Comstock (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for LincolnLincoln (TV Movie) President Abraham Lincoln (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Mark Twain and MeMark Twain and Me (TV Movie) Mark Twain  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Chernobyl: The Final WarningChernobyl: The Final Warning (TV Movie) Dr. Armand Hammer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Perfect TributeThe Perfect Tribute (TV Movie) President Abraham Lincoln  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for An Inconvenient WomanAn Inconvenient Woman (TV Mini-series) Jules Mendelson (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for The Civil WarThe Civil War (TV Mini-series) Ulysses S. Grant (9 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 9
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  • Primary photo for The Christmas WifeThe Christmas Wife (TV Movie) John Tanner  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Inherit the WindInherit the Wind (TV Movie) Henry Drummond  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Breaking Home TiesBreaking Home Ties (TV Movie) Lloyd  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Laguna HeatLaguna Heat (TV Movie) Wade Shephard  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Last FrontierThe Last Frontier (TV Movie) Ed Stenning  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Johnny BullJohnny Bull (TV Movie) Stephan Kovacs  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Long Hot SummerThe Long Hot Summer (TV Movie) Will Varner  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Atlanta Child MurdersThe Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-series) Alvin Binder (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 2
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Grandpa Martin Vanderhof (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for SakharovSakharov (TV Movie) Andrei Sakharov  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Erie Smith (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Hughie (May 1, 1984) Erie Smith  Less
  • Primary photo for The Day AfterThe Day After (TV Movie) Dr. Russell Oakes  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Broadway on ShowtimeBroadway on Showtime (TV Series) Erie Smith (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
    • Hughie (Sep 1981) Erie Smith  Less
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Tony AwardsThe 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer, Performer ("There Is Nothing Like a Dame", "Sweet Rosie O'Grady", "Cecilia", "Bloody Mary", "Mame", "Hello, Dolly!")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for HaywireHaywire (TV Movie) Leland Hayward  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for F.D.R.: The Last YearF.D.R.: The Last Year (TV Movie) President Franklin D. Roosevelt  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Christmas to RememberA Christmas to Remember (TV Movie) Daniel Larson  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Washington: Behind Closed DoorsWashington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-series) President Richard Monckton (6 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 6
    • Part 6 (Sep 11, 1977) President Richard Monckton  Less
    • Part 5 (Sep 10, 1977) President Richard Monckton  Less
    • Part 4 (Sep 9, 1977) President Richard Monckton  Less
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  • Primary photo for Addie and the King of HeartsAddie and the King of Hearts (TV Movie) Jamie Mills  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for A Moon for the MisbegottenA Moon for the Misbegotten (TV Movie) James Tyrone Jr.  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Easter PromiseThe Easter Promise (TV Movie) Jamie  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Country GirlThe Country Girl (TV Movie) Frank Elgin  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Thanksgiving TreasureThe Thanksgiving Treasure (TV Movie) James Mills  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The House Without a Christmas TreeThe House Without a Christmas Tree (TV Movie) Jamie Mills  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Ghost StoryGhost Story (TV Series) Elliot Brent (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Spoon RiverSpoon River (TV Movie) Reader  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Romeo (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Royal Earle Thompson (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • Noon Wine (Nov 23, 1966) Royal Earle Thompson  Less
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Irish LaFontain / Ivan Denisovich (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1966 2
  • Primary photo for Mr. BroadwayMr. Broadway (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Abe Lincoln in IllinoisAbe Lincoln in Illinois (TV Movie) Abraham Lincoln  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Presents: That's Where the Town Is GoingWestinghouse Presents: That's Where the Town Is Going (TV Movie) Hobart Cramm (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Case of the Dangerous RobinThe Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for The Iceman ComethThe Iceman Cometh (TV Movie) Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Dow Hour of Great MysteriesDow Hour of Great Mysteries (TV Series) Detective Anderson (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • The Bat (Mar 31, 1960) Detective Anderson (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Doll's HouseA Doll's House (TV Movie) Dr. Rank (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Alex Reed (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Robert Jordan (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 2
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Prime Minister (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Prisoner / Leonard O'Brien / Frank Cameron (3 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1957 3
  • Primary photo for The Seven Lively ArtsThe Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Jayson / Bert Palmer / Bridger (3 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1957 3
    • Night (Sep 22, 1957) Jayson (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
    • The Big Build-Up (Mar 31, 1957) Bert Palmer (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
    • Even the Weariest River (Apr 15, 1956) Bridger (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1957 2
    • Nobody's Town (Jan 27, 1957) Actor (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
    • Proud Passage (Aug 12, 1956) Actor (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Star TonightStar Tonight (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 2
    • Boy Crazy (Mar 29, 1956) Actor (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
    • Flame and Ice (Aug 25, 1955) Actor (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for JusticeJustice (TV Series) Karder (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 2
    • Pattern of Lies (Mar 25, 1956) Karder (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
    • Decision by Panic (Oct 30, 1955) Actor (as Jason Robards Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Appointment with AdventureAppointment with Adventure (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 2
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Paul Foster / Ralph Sawyer / Reinhardt Schmidt (3 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 3
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Mason / Joe Grant (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for WindowsWindows (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Big StoryThe Big Story (TV Series) Mr. Simms / Aaron Dudley (2 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1954 2
  • Primary photo for The Man Behind the BadgeThe Man Behind the Badge (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Magnavox TheaterThe Magnavox Theater (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
Self (65 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (23 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. StoneAll Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone Ben Bradlee (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The AmericansThe Americans (TV Series) Dr. Russell Oakes (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • The Day After (May 11, 2016) Dr. Russell Oakes (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Democracy Now!Democracy Now! (TV Series) Ben Bradlee (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Gentleman Gothic: Gordon Hessler at American International PicturesGentleman Gothic: Gordon Hessler at American International Pictures (Video) Cesar Charron (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Media BuzzMedia Buzz (TV Series) Ben Bradlee in 'All the President's Men' (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Episode dated 26 October 2014 (Oct 26, 2014) Ben Bradlee in 'All the President's Men' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Ben Bradlee in 'All The President's Men' (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Episode dated 22 October 2014 (Oct 22, 2014) Ben Bradlee in 'All The President's Men' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Fitzcarraldo / Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Fitzcarraldo (Aug 23, 2012) Fitzcarraldo / Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 80th Annual Academy AwardsThe 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (Video) Joe's Father (video "One") (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Out of the Shadows: The Man Who Was Deep ThroatOut of the Shadows: The Man Who Was Deep Throat (Video) Himself - Ben Bradlee (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Woodward and Bernstein: Lighting the FireWoodward and Bernstein: Lighting the Fire (Video) Himself - Ben Bradlee (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood RenegadeSam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Private ScreeningsPrivate Screenings (TV Series) Doc Holliday in 'Hour Of The Gun' (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • James Garner (Aug 2, 2001) Doc Holliday in 'Hour Of The Gun' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding MoviesAFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 73rd Annual Academy AwardsThe 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Norman Wisdom (Sep 25, 1999) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for My Best FiendMy Best Fiend Fitzcarraldo (archive footage)  Less 1999 $96K / —
  • Primary photo for La classe américaineLa classe américaine (TV Movie) Le patron du journal (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Metallica: 2 of OneMetallica: 2 of One (Video) Joe's Father (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Metallica: OneMetallica: One (Video) Joe's Father (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Portrait Werner HerzogPortrait Werner Herzog (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1986

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