Caption: Still of Jason Robards in Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Born: July 26, 1922
Star sign: Leo
Height: 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Known for: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), All the President's Men (1976), Philadelphia (1993), The Day After (1983)
Powerful and highly respected American actor Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Hope Maxine (Glanville) and stage and film star Jason Robards Sr. He had Swedish, English, Welsh, German, and Irish ancestry. Robards was raised mostly in Los Angeles. A star athlete at Hollywood High School, he served in the U.S. Navy in World...