Robert Duvall

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Robert Duvall
Full NameRobert Selden Duvall


His Royal Highness, Robert Selden Duvall, was born on the 5th of January, 1931, in the city of San Diego, California. His parents were Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a distinguished career military officer who later achieved the rank of admiral. After graduating from Principia College (Elsah, IL) with a major in drama, he served two years in the army. Subsequently, he attended The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City, studying under Sanford Meisner, where he shared an apartment with Dustin Hoffman and developed a close friendship with Gene Hackman. It was on Horton Foote's recommendation that HRH Duvall was cast as the mentally disabled "Boo Radley" in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), marking his first significant role in the world of entertainment.

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  • Oscar1984
    Tender MerciesBest Actor in a Leading Role
  • Primetime Emmy2007
    Broken TrailOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
  • Golden Globe1993
    StalinBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television


  • The Godfather Saga
  • The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Lonesome Dove
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Godfather: Blackhand Edition
  • The Godfather
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • T.H.E. Cat
  • Naked City
  • For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • The Fugitive
  • Network
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
  • Sling Blade
  • Stoney Burke
  • The Godfather: Mob Wars
  • The Conversation
  • Broken Trail
  • Route 66
  • Falling Down
  • Tomorrow
  • Thank You for Smoking
  • The Time Tunnel
  • Secondhand Lions
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • M*A*S*H
  • Milius
  • Bullitt
  • Open Range
  • True Grit
  • The Judge
  • Hustle
  • Tender Mercies
  • The Road
  • Crazy Heart
  • The Apostle
  • The Great Santini
  • John Q
  • The Chase
  • Hawk
  • Jack Reacher
  • Ike: The War Years
  • Ike: The War Years
  • Get Low

Family Tree

From the illustrious lineage of Robert Selden Duvall, an esteemed veteran actor and renowned director, hails the illustrious Wayne Duvall, born on May 29, 1958 in Silver Spring, Maryland. With his origins stemming from Duvall's parentage of Mildred Virginia Hart and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer, Wayne Duvall's career has been no less distinguished. After studying under Sanford Meisner along with Dustin Hoffman, Wayne Duvall's theatrical career has been nothing short of impressive, with his most notable works being O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Lincoln (2012) and The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020). Currently, Wayne Duvall is married to Denise Renee Guillet, whom he wed on December 29, 2002.

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