Clifford Parker Robertson III was an American actor with a film and television career that spanned half a century. Robertson portrayed a young John F. Kennedy in the 1963 film PT 109, and won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film Charly. On television, he portrayed retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the 1976 adaptation of Aldrin’s autobiographic Return to Earth, played a fictional character based on Director of Central Intelligence Richard Helms in the 1977 miniseries Washington: Behind Closed Doors, and portrayed Henry Ford in the 1987 Ford: The Man and the Machine. His last well-known film appearances were from 2002–2007 as Uncle Ben in the Spider-Man film trilogy.
|Born:||Clifford Parker Robertson III, September 09, 1923, La Jolla, California, U.S.|
|Died:||September 10, 2011, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.|
|Education:||La Jolla High School|
|Alma mater:||Antioch College|
|IMDb:||Cliff Robertson’s IMDb|
About Cliff Robertson
He became known for his heartbreaking performance as the titular character in Charlie, which earned him the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor.
He was personally picked by President J.F. Kennedy to portray him in the film PT 109.
As a professional actor, he has portrayed Buzz Aldrin and a young J.F.K.
His first wife was the actress Cynthia Stone, also known as actor Jack Lemmon‘s ex-wife.
He played John F. Kennedy in the movie PT 109.
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- Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners
- Best Actor Academy Award winners
- Glider pilots
- Male actors from San Diego
- Hollywood blacklist
- Antioch College alumni
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