Wishing Robert Duvall A Happy Birthday . . .

with gratitude for his many great performances.

“Today, everything has to be made by committee, and has to have special effects, but there’s always room for good films.” – Robert Duvall, American actor and recipient of the 1983 Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Mac Sledge in “Tender Mercies,” who was born 5 January 1931.

Below – Robert Duvall as Mac Sledge in “Tender Mercies.”

Below – Robert Duvall as Tom Hagen in “The Godfather,” a role for which he won the 1972 New York Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Below – Robert Duvall as Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore in “Apocalypse Now,” a role for which he won the 1979 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

Below – Robert Duvall as Captain Augustus “Gus” McCrea in “Lonesome Dove,” a role which he considers his best performance and for which he won the 1989 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries.

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