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
  • Naked City
  • T.H.E. Cat
  • The Fugitive
  • For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Network
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
  • Sling Blade
  • Stoney Burke
  • The Conversation
  • The Godfather: Mob Wars
  • Route 66
  • Broken Trail
  • Tomorrow
  • Falling Down
  • The Time Tunnel
  • Secondhand Lions
  • Thank You for Smoking
  • The Judge
  • True Grit
  • Open Range
  • Bullitt
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • M*A*S*H
  • Milius
  • Tender Mercies
  • Hustle
  • Crazy Heart
  • The Apostle
  • The Road
  • The Great Santini
  • John Q
  • The Chase
  • Get Low
  • Jack Reacher
  • Hawk
  • A Family Thing

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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