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Robert Redford: Greatest film roles in pictures

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A look back at Robert Redford's film roles, after the 81-year-old announced his retirement from acting.

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image captionRedford played the Sundance Kid in 1969's Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid.
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image captionThe Sting (1973), with Robert Shaw (left) and Paul Newman (right) won seven Academy Awards, including Best Film.
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image captionRedford starred with Barbra Streisand in romantic drama The Way We Were (1973).
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image captionAnd with Mia Farrow in The Great Gatsby (1974).
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image captionRedford and Dustin Hoffman played reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in All The President's Men (1976), a political thriller about the Watergate scandal.
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image captionThe Electric Horseman (1979) marked the third on-screen collaboration between Redford and Jane Fonda, following The Chase (1966) and Barefoot In The Park (1967).
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image captionSydney Pollack's Out Of Africa (1985), with Meryl Streep, won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
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image captionRedford was the sole cast member in All Is Lost (2013), a survival drama about a man lost at sea, which was almost entirely without dialogue.
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image captionComedy drama A Walk In The Woods (2015), with Nick Nolte, was an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's autobiographical book of the same name.
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image captionRedford and Jane Fonda came together on screen for a fourth time in romantic drama Our Souls At Night (2017).

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