How well do you know Robert Redford's early TV roles?

The Oscar-winning actor and director started his career in classic Sixties dramas and Westerns.

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Even stars with illustrious and long-lasting careers like Robert Redford have to start somewhere. For actors of his generation, that start often happened on the TV dramas and Westerns popular in the late 1950s and early ’60s. In fact, Redford's first-ever acting role came on one such Western.

That and many of the other early characters the Sundance Kid actor played are presented in this quiz. Can you match each Robert Redford role to the right show?

  1. From his costar in this scene, Robert Redford must be on...
  2. Which Western is Robert Redford in here?
  3. Robert Redford guest starred in this rare color episode of which medical drama?
  4. Robert Redford's very first acting gig was an appearance in which Western?
  5. Which crime drama is Robert Redford in here?
  6. Robert Redford played a wounded policeman who needs help from an elderly woman in which anthology series?
  7. Robert Redford played a murderer in which gritty police drama?
  8. Robert Redford played a jewel thief in which anthology series?
  9. Robert Redford played the troubled son of a factory worker in which 1960s drama?
  10. Robert Redford appeared in this short-lived Western about a one-armed gunman named...

How well do you know Robert Redford's early TV roles?

Your Result...

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nerakr 3 months ago
7/10. Not bad considering I don't know westerns or TZ.
LoveMETV22 3 months ago
8/10. All guesses either from the picture or the description.
Barry22 3 months ago
5/10, and was guessing badly.
Peter_Falk_Fan 3 months ago
8/10 I missed #4 and #10. "Tate" would have been my last guess on #10.
idkwut2use 3 months ago
Nuts, 6. Well, it's over half. ^^
XenaWariorQueen 3 months ago
My Aunt Gladys Slack used to be Robert Redford's shirt seamstress.
DethBiz 3 months ago
8 out of 10. No mention of his South Park appearance with Mr. Hankey?
cabugi 3 months ago
Guess I didn’t know Robert Redford 😖
texasluva 3 months ago
8 out of 10. Never heard of the series Tate. Also missed #4 Maverick. They stacked the deck against me
Filmnoirfan 3 months ago
9/10 - his performances in The Twilight Zone and Hitchcock were very good, but nothing will top The Sting
SideWalk Filmnoirfan 3 months ago
Nope, BC & the SK was, no question about it, his best...
grandpa5741 Filmnoirfan 3 months ago
I agree The Sting is a classic #Hooker
Catman 3 months ago
10/10 and a few lucky guesses. Mostly I knew the answers. But #10? I nevah hoid a him.
ncadams27 3 months ago
I’ve always wondered why MeTV and the other classic TV channels don’t have any medical shows such as Dr. Kildare, Ben Casey, Marcus Welty MD and Trapper John MD.
Catman ncadams27 3 months ago
I'm sick of those shows.
(this was a joke, ICYMI)
cperrynaples ncadams27 3 months ago
Well, at least there's House on H&I! And doesn't Bones McCoy count? Damn it Jim, he's a doctor! BTW, it's Welby not Welty!
Rob 3 months ago
Got 5/10, all guesses except for the Twilight Zone episode. I knew that one.
harlow1313 3 months ago
He's a somewhat nice looking fellow, but he is no Slim Pickens.
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