10/97: Ranked #29 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
1995: Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#4).
Father of Shauna Redford (born on 15 November 1960), James Redford (born on 15 May 1962) and Amy Redford (born on 22 October 1970). His oldest son Scott was born in 1959 and died shortly after from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
German painter Sibylle Szaggars has been his longtime companion since 1996.
Was considered for the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972).
Named an Officer of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Mentioned in the theme song of the 1980s TV hit "The Fall Guy" (1981).
Turned down the role of Ben Braddock in The Graduate (1967) because he didn't feel he could project the right amount of naiveté.
In the early 1970s Paramount had plans to remake Double Indemnity (1944) with Redford in the Fred MacMurray role. The project never got off the ground.
Is a national member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
Mid-1950s: Was a pitcher on the University of Colorado baseball team.
Has done 11 period pieces, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Natural (1984) and Out of Africa (1985).
He is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival, which he named after his character from the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969).
He and famed Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Drysdale were in the same high school graduating class (Van Nuys High School, Class of 1954).
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