Cliff Robertson

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Cliff Robertson
Born Clifford Parker Robertson III
September 9, 1923
La Jolla, California, U.S.
Died September 10, 2011(2011-09-10) (aged 88)
Stony Brook, New York, U.S.[1]
Residence Water Mill, New York[2]
Education La Jolla High School
Alma mater Antioch College
Occupation Actor
Years active 1943–2007
Home town Boston, Massachusetts[3]
Spouse(s) Cynthia Stone (m. 1957–59) (divorced); 1 child - daughter Stephanie Robertson (b. 1958)
Dina Merrill (m. 1966–89) (divorced); 1 child - daughter Heather Merriweather Robertson (deceased 2007)
Website Official website

Clifford Parker "Cliff" Robertson, III (September 9, 1923 – September 10, 2011) was an American actor with a long movie and television career. Robertson played the role of John F. Kennedy in the 1963 movie PT 109. He won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie Charly. On television, he acted as retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the 1976 movie Return to Earth. He played a role based on Director of Central Intelligence Richard Helms in the 1977 movie based on John Ehrlichman's Watergate novel The Company. He played Henry Ford in the 1987 Ford: The Man and the Machine. His last well-known role was Uncle Ben in the three Spider-Man movies made between 2002 and 2007.

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  2. "Career Achievements". The Official Website of Cliff Robertson. Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  3. Keepnews, Peter (11 September 2011). "Cliff Robertson, Oscar-Winning Rebel, Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 September 2011. 

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