Actor, director, and Natural Resources Defense Council Trustee
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"America is on the verge of a renewable energy gold rush. Hundreds of applications for wind and solar projects have been filed on public lands. I think this is long overdue. We need sustainable energy to help us reduce global warming pollution, and we need it fast."
"Balancing Renewable Energy Projects & Public Lands Stewardship," huffingtonpost.com, Apr. 6, 2009
Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Member, Board of Trustees, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
President & Founder, Sundance Institute
Founder, Sundance Film Festival
Founder, Redford Center
Co-founder, Sundance Channel
Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 2002
Recipient, Kennedy Center Honors, Kennedy Center, 2005
Recipient, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, Bard College, 1995
Recipient, Best Director, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 1980
He has directed numerous films including Ordinary People (1980), A River Runs Through It (1992), and The Company You Keep (2012)
He has been an actor in numerous films including Barefoot in the Park (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Way We Were (1973), The Sting (1973), The Great Gatsby (1974), All the Presidents Men (1976), Indecent Proposal (1993), and The Company You Keep (2012)
Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York, NY), 1959