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 Jason Nelson Robards, Sr

Jason Nelson Robards, Sr

Birth
Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
Death 4 Apr 1963 (aged 70)
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Courts of Remembrance section, Lot #975
Memorial ID 5437 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Hillsdale County, Michigan, he was a stage and screen performer and the father of Oscar-winning actor Jason Robards Jr. He was a prominent Broadway Tony Award winning actor when he made his first feature film in "The Gilded Lily" (1921). Billed consistently, he appeared in over 200 movies to include "The Third Degree" (1926), "The Last Dance" (1930), "The Storm" (1938), "Man Alive" (1945), "The Second Woman" (1950) and "Wild in the Country" (1961). He also had success on television being series such as "Cimarron City", "Wagon Train", "Sugarfoot", "G.E. Theatre" and "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriett". He died at age 70 of a heart attack in Sherman Oaks, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jason Nelson Robards, Sr (31 Dec 1892–4 Apr 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5437, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .