Cliff Robertson, Best Actor 1968: MovieMonday.com

CHARLY

(Drama - NR)

Cliff Robertson received his Oscar for playing the mentally retarded adult who, with an experimental operation, is temporarily turned into a genius.


ABOUT CLIFF ROBERTSON (1925 - )

American leading man who had extensive stage experience before starting in films.

Cliff Robertson was married to actress Dina Merrill for years, later divorced.

After playing the part in a TV production, Cliff Robertson fought for seven years to bring CHARLY to the screen. He succeeded in getting the film produced.

His directing credits include:

J.W. COOP
THE PILOT

Cliff Robertson's other credits include:

PICNIC
AUTUMN LEAVES
THE NAKED AND THE DEAD
GIDGET
BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
ALL IN A NIGHT'S WORK
THE INTERNS
PT 109(as JFK)
THE BEST MAN
UP FROM THE BEACH
THE HONEY POT
THE DEVIL'S BRIGADE
TOO LATE THE HERO
THE GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID
OUT OF SEASON
THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR
MIDWAY
SHOOT
OBESSION
BRAINSTORM
STAR 80
CLASS
SHAKER RUN
MALONE
WILD HEARTS CAN'T BE BROKEN
WIND
RENAISSANCE MAN
ESCAPE FROM L.A.
MELTING POT
ASSIGNMENT BERLIN
FAMILY TREE
MACH 2
FALCON DOWN
THE 13th CHILD, LEGEND OF THE JERSEY DEVIL
SPIDERMAN
RIDING THE BULLET (2004)

Cliff Robertson's television credits include:

MY FATHER'S HOUSE
WASHINGTON BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
THE KEYS TO REBECCA
DREAMS OF GOLD: THE MEL FISHER STORY
FORD: THE MAN AND THE MACHINE
DAZZLE

 

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