Jason Robards

Born:  July 26, 1922, Chicago, Illinois

Died:  December 26, 2000, Bridgeport, Connecticut


1959:  The Journey

1961:  By Love Possessed

1962:  Tender Is the Night, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

1963:  Act One

1965:  A Thousand Clowns

1966:  Big Deal At Dodge City, Bachelor Girl Apartment

1967:  Divorce American Style, The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, Hour of the Gun

1968:  Isadora, The Night They Raided Minksy’s, Once Upon A Time In The West

1970:  Rosolino Paterno Soldato, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Julius Caesar, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Fools

1971:  Savage Soldier, Johnny Got His Gun, Murders in the Rue Morgue

1972:  The War Between Men and Women

1973:  Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

1975:  A Boy And His Dog, Mr. Sycamore

1976:  All The President’s Men, The Execution

1977:  Julia

1978:  Comes A Horseman

1979:  Hurricane

1980:  Cabo Blanco, Raise The Titanic, Melvin and Howard

1981:  The Legend of the Lone Ranger

1983:  Max Dugan Returns, Something Wicked This Way Comes

1987:  Square Dance

1988:  Bright Lights Big City, The Good Mother

1989:  Dream A Little Dream, Reunion, Parenthood, Black Rainbow

1990:  Quick Change

1992:  Storyville

1993:  The Adventures of Huck Finn, The Trial, Philadelphia

1994:  The Paper, Little Big League

1995:  Crimson Tide

1997:  A Thousand Acres

1998:  The Real Macaw, Beloved, Enemy of the State, Heartwood

1999:  Magnolia


Academy Awards:  Best Supporting Actor, All The President’s Men (1976); Julia (1977)
Nomination:  Best Supporting Actor, Melvin and Howard (1980)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Best Actor, Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)

Golden Globe Award Nominations:  Best Actor-Musical/Comedy, A Thousand Clowns (1965); Best Supporting Actor, All The President’s Men (1976); Julia (1977); Melvin and Howard (1980); Best Actor-TV Movie/Miniseries, Sakharov (1984)

Screen Actors Guild Award Nomination: Outstanding Motion Picture Cast, Magnolia (1999)


Photo by John Mathew Smith