movie-actor cliff robertson actor movie-actor movie star cliff robertson images-actor-photos
actor movie-star movie-actor actor-star movie-star-actor actor cliff-robertson actor-movie actor-star actor movie-actor-photos movie-actor-robertson actor-movie-star movie-star star-actor cliff-robertson movie-star cliff robertson actor movie star cliff robertson actor-star cliff-robertson-photos movie-star-photos cliff-robertson-photos movie-actor-cliff robertson actor-cliff robertson cliff robertson actor movie star cliff robertson actor movie-actor-photos cliff robertson

Cliff Robertson – MovieActors.com

Robertson in CHARLY.

Cliff Robertson: Best Actor 1968: MovieActors.com



robertson-images
CHARLY (Drama)

Cliff Robertson received his Oscar for playing a mentally retarded adult who, with an experimental operation, is temporarily turned into a genius.


















About Cliff Robertson (1923– 2011)

Cliff Robertson was born and raised in LA. Cliff was one of America's leading men who had extensive stage experience before starting in films. Cliff Robertson was married to actress Dina Merrill – with whom he had a daughter.

In 1963, Robertson won an Emmy for his leading role in a BOB HOPE PRESENTS THE CHRYSLER THEATRE drama. In the same year, he played John F. Kennedy as a young naval lieutenant in the movie PT 109.

After playing the part in a TV production, Cliff Robertson fought for seven years to bring CHARLY to the screen. He succeeded in getting the film produced in 1968. Robertson won an Oscar for his portrayal of the main character, Charley Gordon. This retarded man, Charley, becomes the subject of a scientific experiment in which he progresses to a man of genius intelligence. While in this new mental level, he falls in love with the scientist who is experimenting on him. Ultimately, Charley regresses back to his original state.

Cliff Robertson worked again with Sydney Pollack in the 1975 movie, THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR. The film starred Robert Redford, as a CIA employee, out in the cold after his fellow researchers are murdered. Faye Dunaway is Redford's the love interest. Robertson plays his dirty CIA section chief.

In 1983, Cliff Robertson played Hugh Hefner in STAR 80, the sad story of the murder of abused centerfold, Dorothy Stratton.

Starting in 2003, Robertson played Ben Parker in the first of three Sam Rami SPIDERMAN movies. Cliff portrays Peter Parker's surrogate father, whose murder spurs Spiderman on to fulfilling his destiny as a superhero.

Cliff Robertson's directing credits include:

J.W. COOP (1971)
THE PILOT (1980)

Cliff Robertson's notable movie credits include...

PICNIC (1955)
AUTUMN LEAVES (1956)
THE NAKED AND THE DEAD (1958)
GIDGET (1959)
BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA (1959)
ALL IN A NIGHT'S WORK (1961)
THE INTERNS (1962)
PT 109 (as JFK) (1963)
THE BEST MAN (1964)
UP FROM THE BEACH (1965)
THE HONEY POT (1967)
THE DEVIL'S BRIGADE (1968)
TOO LATE THE HERO (1970)
THE GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID (1972)
OUT OF SEASON (1975)
THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (1975)
MIDWAY (1976)
SHOOT (1976)
OBESSION (1976)
BRAINSTORM (1983)
STAR 80 (1983)
CLASS (1983)
SHAKER RUN (1986)
MALONE (1987)
WILD HEARTS CAN'T BE BROKEN (1991)
WIND (1992)
RENAISSANCE MAN (1994)
ESCAPE FROM L.A. (1996)
MELTING POT (1998)
ASSIGNMENT BERLIN (1998)
FAMILY TREE (1999)
MACH 2 (2001)
FALCON DOWN (2001)
THE 13th CHILD, LEGEND OF THE JERSEY DEVIL (2002)
SPIDER-MAN (2002)
SPIDER-MAN II (2004)
SPIDER-MAN III (2007)
RIDING THE BULLET (2004)
ACCIDENTAL ICON: THE REAL GIDGET STORY (2010)

Cliff Robertson's television credits include...

MY FATHER'S HOUSE (1975)
WASHINGTON: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (1977)
THE KEYS TO REBECCA (TV Movie) (1985)
DREAMS OF GOLD: THE MEL FISHER STORY (1986)
FORD: THE MAN AND THE MACHINE (TV Movie) (1987)
DAZZLE (1995)

cliff-robertson-photos

Cliff Robertson in SPIDER-MAN 2 (2004).



cliff-robertson-photosrobertson-photos

robertson-imagesimage-cliff-robertson

Cliff Robertson in THE GALAXY BEING (The Outer Limits).

cliff-robertson-images

robertson-photos

robertson-photosphoto-robertson

robertson-photos

cliff-robertson-images

Cliff Robertson in CHARLY (1968).

cliff-robertson-images

robertson-photosphoto-cliff-robertson

robertson-photoscliff-robertson

Robertson in THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (1975).

cliff-robertsonphoto-robertson

Cliff Robertson in ESCAPE FROM L.A. (1996).

robertson-photos

cliff-robertson-photos

Cliff Robertson in SPIDER-MAN 2 (2004).