Robert Redford filmography

This is the filmography of the American actor, director, producer and activist Robert Redford.

Redford gained prominence for his leading roles in the romantic comedy Barefoot in the Park (1967) opposite Jane Fonda and the western Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) alongside Paul Newman. He reunited with Newman in the 1973 caper film The Sting receiving his only nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He continued his leading man status starring in the western film Jeremiah Johnson, the political drama The Candidate (both 1972), the romantic dramas The Way We Were (1973), and The Great Gatsby (1974), and the dramas Three Days of the Condor, and The Great Waldo Pepper (both 1975). The following year he starred as Bob Woodward in the Alan J. Pakula political drama All the President's Men (1976). He later appeared in the Richard Attenborough war film A Bridge Too Far (1977), and Sydney Pollack western comedy The Electric Horseman (1979).

He further stablished himself as a star in the Barry Levinson sports drama The Natural (1984) and the Sydney Pollack epic romance Out of Africa (1985). He continued appearing in films such as Sneakers (1992), Indecent Proposal (1993), The Horse Whisperer (1998), An Unfinished Life (2005), All is Lost (2013), A Walk in the Woods (2015), Peter's Dragon (2016), and The Discovery (2017). In 2014 he entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe appearing as Alexander Pierce in Captain America: Winter Soldier (2014), a role he would reprise in Avengers: Endgame (2019). In 2015 portrayed Dan Rather in the drama Truth (2015). He reunited with Jane Fonda in the Netflix romance Our Souls at Night (2017), and The Old Man & the Gun (2018).

In 1980 he made his directorial film debut with Ordinary People for which it won the Academy Award for Best Picture with Redford receiving the Academy Award for Best Director. He continued directing films such as A River Runs Through It (1992), Quiz Show (1994), The Legend of Bagger Vance (1998), Lions for Lambs (2007), The Conspirator (2010), and The Company You Keep (2012). In 2002 he received the Academy Honorary Award as an "Actor, director, producer, creator of Sundance, inspiration to independent and innovative filmmakers everywhere."



Year Title Role Director Notes
1960 Tall Story Basketball Player Joshua Logan Uncredited
1962 War Hunt Private Roy Loomis Denis Sanders
1965 Inside Daisy Clover Wade Lewis Robert Mulligan
Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious Capt. Hank Wilson Gottfried Reinhardt
1966 This Property Is Condemned Owen Legate Sydney Pollack
The Chase Charlie 'Bubber' Reeves Arthur Penn
1967 Barefoot in the Park Paul Bratter Gene Saks
1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Sundance Kid George Roy Hill
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Dept. Sheriff Christopher 'Coop' Cooper Abraham Polonsky
Downhill Racer David Chappellet Michael Ritchie
1970 Little Fauss and Big Halsy Halsy Knox Sidney J. Furie
1972 Jeremiah Johnson Jeremiah Johnson Sydney Pollack
The Candidate Bill McKay Michael Ritchie
The Hot Rock John Archibald Dortmunder Peter Yates
1973 The Sting Johnny Hooker George Roy Hill
The Way We Were Hubbell Gardiner Sydney Pollack
1974 The Great Gatsby Jay Gatsby Jack Clayton
1975 Three Days of the Condor Joseph Turner / The Condor Sydney Pollack
The Great Waldo Pepper Waldo Pepper George Roy Hill
1976 All the President's Men Bob Woodward[1] Alan J. Pakula
1977 A Bridge Too Far Major Julian Cook Richard Attenborough
1979 The Electric Horseman Norman 'Sonny' Steele Sydney Pollack
1980 Brubaker Henry Brubaker Stuart Rosenberg
1984 The Natural Roy Hobbs Barry Levinson
1985 Out of Africa Denys Finch Hatton Sydney Pollack
1986 Legal Eagles Tom Logan Ivan Reitman
1990 Havana Jack Weil Sydney Pollack
1992 Sneakers Marty Bishop / Martin Brice Phil Alden Robinson
Incident at Oglala Narrator Michael Apted
1993 Indecent Proposal John Gage Adrian Lyne
La Classe américaine Steven Michel Hazanavicius
Dominique Mézerette
1996 Up Close & Personal Warren Justice Jon Avnet
1998 The Horse Whisperer Tom Booker Himself Also producer
2001 The Last Castle Lieutenant General Eugene Irwin Rod Lurie
Spy Game CIA Case Officer Nathan D. Muir Tony Scott
2004 The Clearing Wayne Hayes Pieter Jan Brugge
2005 An Unfinished Life Einar Gilkyson Lasse Hallström
2006 Charlotte's Web Ike Gary Winick Voice
2007 Lions for Lambs Professor Stephen Malley Himself Also producer
2012 The Company You Keep Jim Grant / Nick Sloan
2013 All Is Lost Our Man J.C. Chandor
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Alexander Pierce Anthony and Joe Russo
2015 A Walk in the Woods Bill Bryson Ken Kwapis Also producer
Truth Dan Rather James Vanderbilt
2016 Pete's Dragon Mr. Meacham David Lowery
2017 The Discovery Thomas Harbor Charlie McDowell
Our Souls at Night Louis Waters Ritesh Batra Also producer
2018 The Old Man & the Gun Forrest Tucker David Lowery Also producer
Buttons Narrator (voice) Tim Janis
2019 Avengers: Endgame Alexander Pierce Anthony and Joe Russo Cameo
2020 Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia Lokia The Dolphin Monster (voice) Various


Year Title Role Notes
1960 Maverick Jimmy Coleman Episode 76: "Iron Hand"
Rescue 8 Danny Tilford Episode 67: "Breakdown"
The Deputy Burt Johnson Episode 31: "The Last Gunfight"
Playhouse 90 Lieutenant Lott Episode 134: "In the Presence of Mine Enemies"
Tate John Torsett Episode 3: "The Bounty Hunter"
Tad Dundee Episode 8: "Comanche Scalps"
Moment of Fear Stranger Episode 1: "The Golden Deed"
Perry Mason Dick Hart Episode 96: "The Case of the Treacherous Toupee"
The Iceman Cometh Don Parritt TV production
1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Charlie Pugh Episode 11: “The Right Kind of Medicine
Route 66 Janosh Episode 35: "First-Class Mouliak"
Whispering Smith Johnny Episode 2: "The Grudge"
Naked City Baldwin Larne Episode 60: "Tombstone for a Derelict"
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Chuck Marsden Episode 1: “A Piece of the Action
Dr. Kildare Medical Student Season 2 Episode 2: "The Burning Sky"
The Twilight Zone Harold Beldon Episode 81: "Nothing in the Dark"
1963 The Untouchables Jack Parker Episode 103: "Snowball"
The Virginian Matthew Cordell Episode 34 (2.4): "A Killer in Town" ??
The Virginian Matthew Cordell Episode 35 (2.5): "The Evil That Men Do"
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour David Chesterman Episode 18: "A Tangled Web"
2019 Watchmen President Redford Likeness only (uncredited); Episode 1: "It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice"


Year Title Notes
1980 Ordinary People
1988 The Milagro Beanfield War Also producer
1992 A River Runs Through It Also producer
1994 Quiz Show Also producer
1998 The Horse Whisperer Also producer
2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance Also producer
2007 Lions for Lambs Also producer
2010 The Conspirator Also producer
2012 The Company You Keep Also producer
2014 Cathedrals of Culture Documentary, segment: "The Salk Institute"


with Wildwood Enterprises, Inc

Year Title Notes
1987 Promised Land Executive producer
1988 Some Girls Executive producer
1991 The Dark Wind Executive producer
1996 She's the One Executive producer
1998 No Looking Back Executive producer
Central Station
Slums of Beverly Hills Executive producer
A Civil Action
2002 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Executive producer
Love in the Time of Money Executive producer
People I Know Executive producer
Skinwalkers TV movie; executive producer
2004 The Motorcycle Diaries Executive producer
2013 The March Documentary, Executive producer
2014 Drunktown's Finest Executive producer
2015 The Adderall Diaries Executive producer
2017 American Epic Executive producer
The American Epic Sessions Executive producer
2019 The Mustang Executive producer


Year Title Notes
1970 The Making of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Documentary
1971 The Language And The Music Of The Wolves Project of The Natural History Magazine
1974 Following the Tundra Wolf Documentary
1975 Broken Treaty at Battle Mountain Documentary
1977 The Predators Documentary
1983 The Sun Dagger Documentary
1986 Audubon Video: Grizzly and Man - Uneasy Truce Documentary
1988 Audubon Video: California Condor Documentary
1989 Changing Steps Documentary
To Protect Mother Earth Documentary
1990 American Experience: Yosemite - The Fate of Heaven Documentary
1992 A River Runs Through It Also director and producer
Incident at Oglala Documentary
1997 Mountain Climbing: Free Climb Documentary
1998 Wallace Stegner: A Writer's Life Documentary
1999 The Mystery of Chaco Canyon Documentary
2004 Sacred Planet
2006 Charlotte's Web Voice of Ike the horse
Cosmic Collisions Documentary
Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures Narrated two episodes
2008 Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars Documentary
Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk Documentary on the Colorado River
2009 Saving The Bay Documentary on the San Francisco Bay
2010 Stories From The Gulf Documentary project of NRDC
2012 The Movement: One Man Joins An Uprising Project of the Make A Hero organization
2016 National Parks Adventure Project of MacGillivray Freeman Films
2017 American Epic Documentary film series
Earth: One Amazing Day BBC documentary

From 2002 to 2018, Redford has narrated The New Environmentalists, a PBS series about grassroots activists around the globe.


  1. ^ von Tunzelmann, Alex (October 10, 2014). "All the President's Men: Hoffman and Redford fight the powers that be". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 20 January 2019.

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