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Jason Robards Sr.

Famed American stage actor. Trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. Appeared in many films, initially as a leading man, then in character roles and occasional bits. Consistently billed as Jason Robards, as his more famous son, Jason Robards, did not come into fame until the end of the elder Robards' career. Only referred to as Jason Robards Sr. in retrospect. Died in 1963, having lived to see his namesake son and grandson (Jason Robards III) carry on the family acting tradition.


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Born:
Dec 31, 1892 In Hillsdale, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
146
First Appeared:
Movie Wild in the Country 1961-06-15
Latest Project:
In the movie The Gilded Lily 1921-03-27
Known For
Poster of Acapulco
Poster of Traffic with the Devil
Poster of Public Stenographer
Poster of Trifles
Filmography
Movie Wild in the Country Judge Tom Parker (uncredited)
Series Acapulco Max
Movie The Notorious Mr. Monks Judge (uncredited)
Series Leave It to Beaver Unknown
Series General Electric Theater Unknown
Movie The Second Woman Stacy Rogers (as Jason Robards)
Movie Western Pacific Agent Train Passenger (uncredited)
Movie Massacre River Lawyer Johnstone (uncredited)
Movie Dynamite
Movie Impact Judge
Movie Post Office Investigator Henry Hand
Movie Masked Raiders Captain of Texas Rangers (uncredited)
Movie Feudin' Rhythm Mr. Rushman (uncredited)
Movie Horsemen of the Sierras Phineas Grant (as Jason Robards)
Movie The Threat Police Fingerprint Technician (uncredited)
Movie Shed No Tears Homicide Inspector (Uncredited)
Movie Western Heritage Judge Winston
Movie If You Knew Susie Ogleby (uncredited)
Movie Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House John W. Retch
Movie Fighting Father Dunne J.J. Sonin
Movie Guns of Hate Ben Jason
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown
Movie Return of the Bad Men Judge Harper (as Jason Robards)
Movie Son of God’s Country John Thornton
Movie Smoky Mountain Melody Josh Corby (as Jason Robards)
Movie Thunder Mountain Jim Gardner
Movie Trail Street Jason (as Jason Robards)
Movie The Farmer's Daughter Night Editor (uncredited)
Movie Banjo Conductor Matthews
Movie Seven Keys to Baldpate Hayden
Movie Desperate Det. Lt. Louie Ferrari
Movie Riff-Raff Mr. Domingues (as Jason Robards)
Movie Under the Tonto Rim Captain McLean
Movie Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome Bank Officer
Movie Wild Horse Mesa Hod Slack
Movie Bedlam Oliver Todd
Movie Deadline at Dawn Policeman with Liquor Bottle
Movie The Falcon's Alibi Harvey Beaumont (as Jason Robards)
Movie Ding Dong Williams Director Kenmore
Movie Badman's Territory Alert Coffeyville Citizen (uncredited)
Movie Twin Husbands Dorothy's Attorney
Movie Vacation in Reno Sheriff Johnson
Movie The Bamboo Blonde Colonel Graham (uncredited)
Movie Dick Tracy vs. Cueball Captain (uncredited)
Movie I'll Take Milk Unknown
Movie The Falcon's Adventure Lieutenant Evans
Movie Criminal Court Al Marsh (uncredited)
Movie Step by Step Bruckner (as Jason Robards)
Movie Traffic with the Devil Irate Motorist (uncredited)
Movie A Game of Death Captain (as Jason Robards)
Movie Man Alive Henry Fletcher (as Jason Robards)
Movie Isle of the Dead Albrecht
Movie The Falcon in San Francisco Loomis, Butler
Movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog Unknown
Movie Zombies on Broadway Headwaiter (uncredited)
Movie Betrayal from the East Charlie Hildebrand (as Jason Robards)
Movie Mademoiselle Fifi A Wholesaler in Wine
Movie Bermuda Mystery Mark Dunham
Movie The Kansan Bank Teller
Movie Silver Queen Bank Teller
Movie San Antonio Rose Man at Radio Station
Movie The Green Hornet Strikes Again! Foley's Bodyguard
Movie The Howards of Virginia Backwoodsman (uncredited)
Movie I Love You Again Worker with Hendrickson Account (uncredited)
Movie Half a Sinner Country Club Garage Man
Movie The Fatal Hour Griswold
Movie Stunt Pilot Paul Smith
Movie The Long Shot Doctor
Movie Scouts to the Rescue Henchman 'Doc' (as Jason Robards)
Movie Mystery Plane Paul Smith
Movie Juarez Unknown
Movie I Stole a Million Bank Teller (uncredited)
Movie The Mad Empress President Benito Juarez
Movie Zorro's Fighting Legion Cantina Proprietor
Movie Range War Rancher
Movie Danger Flight Paul Smith
Movie Sky Patrol Paul Smith - Three Points Airfield Owner
Movie Cipher Bureau Ellsworth
Movie Flight to Fame Muller
Movie Woman Against Woman Mr. Roamer
Movie The Rage of Paris Department Head
Movie The Nurse from Brooklyn Surgeon
Movie Clipped Wings Raoul McGuire
Movie Vogues of 1938 Reporter
Movie Sweetheart of the Navy Bumper
Movie Torture Money Alex Carmathy (uncredited)
Movie San Francisco Father (uncredited)
Movie Robin Hood of El Dorado Pancho
Movie The Miracle Rider Carlton
Movie Break of Hearts Ticket-Seller (uncredited)
Movie Ladies Crave Excitement Nick
Movie The Fighting Marines Kota
Movie I Live My Life Church, Man at Party
Movie Broadway Bill Arthur Winslow
Movie The President Vanishes Kilbourne
Movie Crimson Romance Pierre
Movie Take the Stand Joe Reynolds (as Jason Robards)
Movie Cockeyed Cavaliers Tavern Singer
Movie Burn 'Em Up Barnes John Drummond
Movie The Woman Condemned Jim Wallace
Movie Woman Unafraid Big Bill Lewis
Movie All of Me Man in Speakeasy
Movie Public Stenographer Fred 'Freddie' White
Movie Ship of Wanted Men John Craig (as Jason Robards)
Movie Employees' Entrance Commercial Artist (uncredited)
Movie Corruption Police Commissioner
Movie The Devil's Mate Clinton
Movie Damaged Lives Dr. Bill Hall
Movie Carnival Lady Jim Ryan
Movie The Way to Love Guide
Movie Only Yesterday Investor
Movie Klondike Jim Armstrong (as Jason Robards)
Movie Discarded Lovers Rex Forsythe
Movie Union Depot Station Agent (uncredited)
Movie A Strange Adventure Dr. Bailey (as Jason Robards)
Movie Docks of San Francisco John Banning
Movie White Eagle Dave Rand (as Jason Robards)
Movie Slightly Married Jack Haines
Movie The Pride of the Legion Moran
Movie The Conquerors Lane
Movie Unholy Love Simmington
Movie The Law of the Tong Charlie Wong
Movie Caught Plastered Harry Waters
Movie Ex-Bad Boy Roger Shields
Movie Salvation Nell Major Williams
Movie Trifles George Henderson
Movie Peacock Alley Jim Bradbury
Movie The Jazz Cinderella Herbert Carter (as Jason Robards)
Movie Abraham Lincoln Herndon
Movie Lightnin' Raymond Thomas
Movie Paris Unknown
Movie The Gamblers Carvel Emerson
Movie Trial Marriage Unknown
Movie On Trial Defense Attorney
Movie The Death Ship Tom - The First Mate
Movie Tracked by the Police Bob Owen
Movie Hills of Kentucky Steve Harley (as Jason Robards)
Movie White Flannels Frank Politz
Movie Jaws of Steel John Warren (as Jason Robards)
Movie The Heart of Maryland Unknown
Movie Wild Geese Unknown
Movie Streets of Shanghai Eugene Fong
Movie The Third Degree Howard Jeffries Jr.
Movie Footloose Widows J.A. "Jerry" Smith
Movie Stella Maris Walter Herold (as Jason Robards)
Movie The Gilded Lily Frank Thompson