The Great Waldo Pepper

Robert Redford

b.8/18/1937 Santa Monica, CA

University of Colorado drop out who enrolled at Pratt Institute in New York intending to become professional artist   While a student he took drama classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and found success as an actor in leading Broadway plays    TV serials and movies: “Playhouse Ninety” “The Twilight Zone” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”    Founder Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah   Academy Award nomination Best Actor “The Sting” 1973  Academy Award for Best Director “Ordinary People” 1980    First cinematic movie: “War Hunt” 1962


War Hunt, The Chase, Barefoot in the Park, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Downhill Racer, The Candidate, The Sting, The Way We Were, The Great Gatsby, Great Waldo Pepper, All the President’s Men, A Bridge Too Far, The Electric Horseman, Brubaker, Ordinary People, The Natural, Out of Africa, Legal Eagles, the Milagro Beanfield War, Havanna, Incident at Ogallala, Promised Land, Up Close and Personal, The Horse Whisperer, Sneakers, The Last Castle, Spy Game, The Clearing, An Unfinished Life, Charlotte’s Web, Lions for Lambs