His other movies include The Candidate (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Three Days of the Condor (1975), The Great Gatsby (1974), All the President's Men (1976), The Natural (1984), Out of Africa (1985), Havana (1990), Sneakers (1992), Indecent Proposal (1993), The Last Castle (2001), All Is Lost, in which Redford is the only actor (2013), and The Old Man & the Gun (2018). As a director (and star), his films include Downhill Racer (1969); Ordinary People (1980), for which he won the Academy Award; The Milagro Beanfield War (1988); A River Runs through It (1993); and Quiz Show (1994). An activist in liberal and environmental causes, Redford also founded (1981) the Sundance Institute, which encourages young filmmakers, helps finance new films, and showcases independent films at the annual Sundance Festival.
See biography by M. F. Callan (2011).
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