Robert Duvall Young, Married, Wife, Children and Oscar

Posted On: 08 Mar, 2015


Robert Duvall Young, Married, Wife, Children and Oscar

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 05, 1931
Age 86 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Barbara Benjamin(div), Gail Youngs(div), Sharon Brophy(div), Luciana Pedraza
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(three times)
Married Yes
Net Worth $60 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 9 inches(175 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids N/A

An American actor and Director, Robert Duvall (birth name Robert Seldon Duvall), was born on January 5, 1931) in San Diego, California, U.S. Duvall is considered to be one of the most prolific celebrity in the Hollywood industry who has been already nominated for seven Academy Awards, won six Golden Globes and several nominations for Oscar including a win of BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award and Emmy Award. Duvall presence in the media has crossed almost ten decades, he portrayed his acting skills in much admired movies and TV shows of all time, comprising of ‘The Outer Limits’, ‘The Twilight Zone’, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, ‘The Godfather part I and II’, ‘The Natural Lonesome Dove’, ‘The Judge’ and many more. Duvall is definitely at the very top level among other stars who has estimated net worth of $60 million dollars.

The son of an Amateur Actress, and U.S. Navy admiral, Duvall’s ethnicity is mixed that covers from French Huguenot, German, Scottish, Swiss-German and Welsh ancestry. Duvall’s family strictly followed the Christian Science religion, because of his father legacy; he was raised in Naval Academy near Annapolis, Maryland. During his term in the Academy, he had basic army training and eventually, served in the United States Army. Following the end of the World War II, in his early age, he began to join and study arts in New York. Young Duvall made his debut in theater during the late 1950s and soon he moved into television and movies roles during early 1960s.

Duvall entrance in the Hollywood industry was when he played in the movie ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ which was based on the script of the screen writer Horton Foote. Following the successful release of the movie, the viewer came to know about his extraordinary skills the ability to represent the total character from the script that fascinated the people. In the early 1970s, the American movies were totally under the dominance of Duvall, he was a prominent figure that was able to grab a considerable amount of public attention. Besides acting, he also directed several movies including a thriller movie ‘Assassination Tango’. Regarding the Academy Awards, he holds the record of being the oldest person to be nominated for Best Supporting Actor for the movie ‘The Judge’.

Regarding his personal life, there are lots of stories that can be observe, like in his life time he has been married four times that started from the beginning of his relationship with his wife Barbara Benjamin, by profession she was a former dancer. The couple got married in 1964 and they had two children. But, it didn’t last long, so they decided to get divorce in 1975. Soon after, he married Gail Youngs in 1982; however within four years of relationship they got divorce. His third wife was Sharon Brophy, the relationship lasted from 1991 to 1996. Similarly, in 2005, Duvall got married with his fourth wife, Luciana Pedraza but it was very different form of bonding with his spouse comparing with the age differences about 41 years. In 2015, concerning about Duvall’s death became viral in the media and internet as well.

Regarding his career there is no doubt about his success, his legacy in the Hollywood industry remained as a moment to remember. The old with normal height and weight, who never seem to get exhausted in his passion, gave Hollywood standard into new level. We can find his biography several networking sites like wiki, Instagram, twitter, Facebook and IMDb.