The Internet Movie Database, New York Times and Biography.com contain lists of movies and television productions in which Robert Duvall appeared. Duvall's first credit was for a television show called "The Robert Herridge Theater" in 1960, and he gained notoriety as Boo Radley in "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1962.Continue Reading
Other notable films in which Duvall appeared include "M*A*S*H," George Lucas's sci-fi film "THX 1138," "The Godfather" series and "Apocalypse Now." Duvall appeared in several television shows in the 1960s before becoming a leading man in movies from the 1970s onward. Later roles were in "Tender Mercies," "Days of Thunder," "Colors" and "Gods and Generals" in which he played Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Television roles for Duvall included the made-for-TV mini-series "Lonesome Dove," "Stalin" and "The Man Who Captured Eichmann." The actor turned to writing and directing for "Assassination Tango" in 2002, a movie that highlighted Duvall's penchant for dance. Duvall also showed his passion for crime dramas when he wrote and directed the 2015 feature film "Wild Horses."
Duvall was born in 1931 in San Diego. Duvall studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York and became friends with Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman. As of 2015, Duvall has seven Academy Award nominations and one win for "Tender Mercies."Learn more about Art & Literature