Jason Robards, Sr.
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Jason Robards, Sr.

Male
Born Dec 31, 1892
Hometown Hillsdale, Michigan
Died Apr 4, 1963
Death Place Comune di Canda
Alma Mater American Academy ...

Jason Nelson Robards, Sr. was an American stage and screen actor, and the father of Oscar-winning actor Jason Robards, Jr. Robards appeared in many films, initially as a leading man, then in character roles and occasional bits.

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CHILDHOOD

1892 Birth Born on December 31, 1892.

TEENAGE

1912 19 Years Old Robards was born Jason Nelson Robards on a farm in Hillsdale, Michigan, the son of Elizabeth (née Loomis), a schoolteacher, and Frank P. Robards, Sr., a farmer and post office inspector who managed Theodore Roosevelt's 1912 Presidential campaign in Michigan. … Read More

TWENTIES

1921 28 Years Old Robards, Sr. had a film career which lasted from 1921 through 1961. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1956 63 Years Old Robards' best known stage role was John Marvin in the long-running hit Lightnin. Robards' connection to the part caused his son to equate him to the character of James Tyrone in Long Day's Journey Into Night, which Jason, Jr. played on Broadway in 1956 and on screen in 1962. … Read More
1963 70 Years Old He died in 1963, having lived to see his namesake son and grandson (Jason Robards III) carry on the family acting tradition.
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