Updated at January 31, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Robert Redford is best known as Movie Actor who has born on August 18, 1936 in Santa Monica, CA. Currently, Robert Redford is 86 years, 5 months and 13 days old. Robert Redford will celebrate 87th birthday on Friday, 18th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Robert Redford upcoming birthday.
Actor and director who founded the Sundance Film Festival. He starred in classics such as All the President's Men, The Sting, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. His directorial debut, Ordinary People, received the Academy Award for Best Picture and earned him the Academy Award for Best Director.
He was asked to leave the University of Colorado, after which he studied painting at the Pratt Institute and acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
He kickstarted his acting career with guest starring roles on such TV shows as Perry Mason, The Untouchables and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
He married Lola Van Wagenen on September 12, 1958, and later married Sibylle Szaggars on July 11, 2009. He has two daughters, Shauna and Amy, and two sons, Scott and James.
He co-starred with the great Paul Newman in both The Sting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Robert Redford is 86 years old today.
Robert Redford was born on August 18, 1936 in Santa Monica, CA.
Robert Redford zodiac sign is Leo.
Robert Redford was best known as Movie Actor.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Robert Redford's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1958||Brojen Das from Bangladesh swims across the English Channel in a competition, as the first Bengali and the first Asian to do so. He came first among 39 competitors.|
|1963||Civil rights movement: James Meredith becomes the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi.|
|1965||Vietnam War: Operation Starlite begins: United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war.|
|1966||Vietnam War: The Battle of Long Tan ensues after a patrol from the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment clashes with a Viet Cong force in Phước Tuy Province.|
|1971||Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam.|
|1976||In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjom, the Axe murder incident results in the death of two US soldiers.|
|1977||Steve Biko is arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No. 83 of 1967 in King William's Town, South Africa. He later dies from injuries sustained during this arrest bringing attention to South Africa's apartheid policies.|
|1983||Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 21 people and causing over US$1 billion in damage (1983 dollars).|
|1989||Leading presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galán is assassinated near Bogotá in Colombia.|
|2003||One year old Zachary Turner is murdered in Newfoundland by his mother who was awarded custody despite facing trial for the murder of Zachary's father. The case led to reform of Canada's bail laws.|
|2005||A massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people, one of the largest and most widespread power outages in history.|
|2008||President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf resigns under threat of impeachment.|
|2008||War of Afghanistan: Uzbin Valley ambush occurs.|
|2017||The first terrorist attack ever sentenced as a crime in Finland kills two and injures eight.|
|2019||100 activists, officials, and other concerned citizens in Iceland hold a funeral for Okjökull glacier, which has completely melted after once covering six square miles (15.5 km2).|
|1985||The birth of Inge Dekker, Dutch swimmer|
|1985||The birth of Bryan Ruiz, Costa Rican footballer|
|1986||The birth of Evan Gattis, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Ross McCormack, Scottish footballer|
|1987||The birth of Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Polish mixed martial artist|
|1988||The birth of Jack Hobbs, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Eggert Jónsson, Icelandic footballer|
|1988||The birth of G-Dragon, South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer|
|1992||The birth of Elizabeth Beisel, American swimmer|
|1992||The birth of Bogdan Bogdanović, Serbian basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Jung Eun-ji, South Korean singer-songwriter|
|1993||The birth of Maia Mitchell, Australian actress and singer|
|1994||The birth of Morgan Sanson, French footballer|
|1995||The birth of Alīna Fjodorova, Latvian figure skater|
|1997||The birth of Renato Sanches, Portuguese footballer|
|2013||The death of Josephine D'Angelo, American baseball player (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Jean Kahn, French lawyer and activist (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Albert Murray, American author and critic (b. 1916)|
|2014||The death of Gordon Faber, American soldier and politician, 39th Mayor of Hillsboro, Oregon (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Jim Jeffords, American captain, lawyer, and politician (b. 1934)|
|2014||The death of Levente Lengyel, Hungarian chess player (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Don Pardo, American radio and television announcer (b. 1918)|
|2015||The death of Khaled al-Asaad, Syrian archaeologist and author (b. 1932)|
|2015||The death of Roger Smalley, English-Australian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Suvra Mukherjee, Wife of former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee. (b. 1940)|
|2015||The death of Louis Stokes, American lawyer and politician (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Bud Yorkin, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Ernst Nolte, German historian (b. 1923)|
|2017||The death of Bruce Forsyth, English television presenter and entertainer (b. 1928)|
|2017||The death of Zoe Laskari, Greek actress and beauty pageant winner (b. 1944)|
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