Robert Redford

One of Hollywood's most revered actors, producers, and directors, Robert Redford is also known as a prominent environmentalist and champion of independent filmmaking. In 1981, Redford founded the nonprofit Sundance Institute, which encourages independent filmmaking, theater, and musical composition. The institute's projects now include the cable TV Sundance Channel, the influential Sundance Filmmakers/Screenwriters Lab, and the Sundance Film Festival, which since its inception in 1984 has revolutionized independent film's prominence. Redford also is known for his Native American advocacy and founded the environmental group Institute for Resource Management.


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