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. Robert Duvall has the innate ability to get into each role he plays.  He becomes that person, body and soul. 

Background - Duvall was born in San Diego where his father was stationed in the Navy.  He was raised on his family's tobacco farm in Fairfax County, Virginia.  He received a degree in drama at Principia College in Illinois.  Studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. 

Breakthrough Role - After a few years in summer stock, off-Broadway and TV parts, his first screen role came as Boo, the neighbor of Atticus Finch, played by Gregory Peck, in "To Kill a Mockingbird".  His career took off then and has been one of the most steady in Hollywood. 

Oscar - Duvall won an Oscar for his portrayal of Max Sledge a has-been country singer in the 1983 film, "Tender Mercies".  Duvall wrote and performed the songs used in the movie. 

Past Films 

1998 - The Gingerbread Man 
1997 - The Apostle 
1996 - Sling Blade 
1996 - Phenomenon 
1996 - A Family Thing 
1995 - The Scarlet Letter 
1995 - The Stars Fell on Henrietta 
1995 - Something to Talk About 
1994 - The Paper 
1993 - Geronimo: An American Legend 
1993 - Falling Down 
1993 - Wrestling Ernest Hemingway 
1992 - La Peste 
1992 - Newsies 
1991 - Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse 
1991 - Rambling Rose 
1990 - Days of Thunder 
1990 - The Handmaid's Tale 
1990 - Convicts 
1990 - A Show of Force 
1988 - Colors 
1987 - Hotel Colonial 
1987 - Tango Bayle nuestro 
1986 - Belizaire the Cajun 
1986 - Let's Get Harry 
1985 - The Lightship 
1984 - The Natural 
1984 - The Stone Boy 
1983 - Tender Mercies 
1981 - True Confessions 
1981 - The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper 
1979 - Apocalypse Now 
1979 - The Great Santini 
1978 - The Betsy 
1978 - Invasion of the Body Snatchers 
1977 - The Greatest 
1976 - The Eagle Has Landed 
1976 - Network 
1976 - The Seven-Per-Cent Solution 
1975 - Breakout 
1975 - The Killer Elite 
1974 - The Conversation 
1974 - The Godfather, Part II 
1974 - The Outfit 
1973 - Badge 373 
1973 - Lady Ice 
1972 - The Godfather 
1972 - The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid 
1972 - Joe Kidd 
1972 - Tomorrow 
1971 - Lawman 
1970 - M*A*S*H 
1970 - THX 1138 
1970 - The Revolutionary 
1969 - The Rain People 
1969 - True Grit 
1968 - Bullitt 
1968 - The Detective 
1968 - Countdown 
1966 - The Chase 
1965 - Nightmare in the Sun 
1963 - Captain Newman, M.D. 
1962 - To Kill a Mockingbird
Awards 
 
  • Oscar - 1984 - Best Actor - "Tender Mercies"
  • FFCC Award - 1998 - Best Actor - "The Apostle"
  • Golden Globe - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - "Stalin"
  • Golden Globe - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - "Lonesome Dove"
  • Golden Globe - 1984 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Tender Mercies"
  • Golden Globe - 1980 - Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role - "Apocalypse Now"
  • Golden Satellite Award - 1998 - Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "The Apostle"
  • Independent Spirit Award - 1998 - Best Director, also Best Male Lead - "The Apostle"
  • LAFCA Award - 1997 - Best Actor - "The Apostle"
  • Montreal World Film Festival - 1980 - Best Actor - "The Great Santini"
  • NSFC Award - 1997 - Best Actor - "The Apostle"
  • STFC Award - 1997 - Best Actor - "The Apostle"
Nominations 
  • Oscar - 1998 - Best Actor - "The Apostle"
  • Oscar - 1981 - Best Actor - "The Great Santini"
  • Oscar - 1980 - Best Supporting Actor - "Apocalypse Now
  • Oscar - 1973 - Best Supporting Actor - "The Godfather"
  • Emmy - 1997 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special - "The Man Who Captured Eichmann"
  • Independent Spirit Award - 1998 - Best Screenplay - "The Apostle"
  • SAG Award - 1998 - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - "The Apostle"
  • SAG Award -1997 - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries - "The Man Who Captured Eichmann" 
Bio 
  • Robert Duvall
  • January 5, 1931
  • San Diego, CA
  • Capricorn
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. "Deep Impact" - 8 May 1998 from Paramount/DreamWorks.  Cast includes Robert Duvall, Tea Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, Morgan Freeman, Mary McCormack, Blair Underwood. 

"A Civil Action" - June 1998 from Walt Disney Productions.  Cast includes Robert Duvall, James Gandolfini, Phil Hawn, Dan Hedaya, Edward Herrmann, Zeljko Ivanek, John Lithgow, William H. Macy, Mary Mara, Bruce Norris, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub, David Thornton, John Travolta. 
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Links . Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 
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