Cliff Robertson

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  • Birth Name: Clifford Parker Robertson III
  • Birth Place: La Jolla, California, United States
  • Died: September 10, 2011
  • Profession: Actor, director, writer
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Fast Facts

  • Was chosen to portray John F. Kennedy in the 1963 film PT 109 by Kennedy himself.
  • Was on location in the Philippine jungle (filming Too Late the Hero) when he won the 1968 Oscar for Best Actor.
  • For nearly four years after blowing the whistle on a Hollywood embezzlement scam in 1977, he was unable to get film or TV work.
  • Was an avid pilot and collector of vintage aircraft.

Awards

  • 1968, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1966, Emmy — Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama: Winner
  • 1969, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1961, Emmy — Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Dina Merrill — Ex-wife
  • Stephanie Robertson — Daughter
  • Heather Robertson — Daughter
  • Audrey Willingham Robertson — Mother
  • Clifford Parker Robertson Jr. — Father
  • Cynthia Stone — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Clifford Parker Robertson III
  • Birth Place: La Jolla, California, United States
  • Died: September 10, 2011
  • Profession: Actor, director, writer

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