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Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an Academy Award-winning American film director, actor, producer, businessman, model, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival.
Redford was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Martha W. (née Hart) and Charles Robert Redford Sr., a milkman-turned-accountant from Pawtucket, Rhode Island.He has a half-brother, William, from his father's re-marriage. Redford is of English and Scots-Irish ancestry
He attended Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles, California (where he met Natalie Wood), graduated in 1954, and received a baseball scholarship to the University of Colorado, where he was a pitcher. He lost the scholarship due to excessive drinking, possibly fueled by the death of his mother, which occurred when Redford was 18. He later studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and took classes in theatrical set design at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.