Ten fun facts about Robert Duvall

Fact 1
Is a much in demand American born veteran actor who has had a long and very illustrious career.

Fact 2
In September 2003 Robert Duvall was immortalized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Fact 3
He has won numerous awards during his career. He won the Golden Globe Award four times, the Emmy Award twice and the BAFTA award once.

Fact 4
While working odd jobs and working as a stage actor prior to being discovered, the actor was roommates with actors Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman. All three went on to have great careers.

Fact 5
Prior to being discovered, Robert Duvall worked as a post office clerk. He worked the job for six months before quitting, fearing that if he stayed on any longer, he would never leave the job.

Fact 6
The actor is a strong supporter of the Republican Party. He was invited by George W. Bush to his 2001 inauguration ceremony.

Fact 7
In 1975 the actor was considered for the coveted role of “Brody” in Steven Spielberg’s popular film “Jaws”.

Fact 8
Robert Duvall was so committed to making the film “The Apostle” that he put five million of his own money into the project after not getting the studio to commit to financing. The film went on to be a hit.

Fact 9
In 2002 the actor publicly called out director Steven Spielberg for visiting Cuba. He then refused to work for Spielberg’s film company Dreamworks again.

Fact 10
Robert Duvall obtained many of his acting skills while a student at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. One of his favorite films is the 1985 classic “My Life as a Dog”.

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Is a much in demand American born veteran actor who has had a long and very illustrious career.

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