Robert Duvall

11.15.2018 - By Oprah’s Master Class: The Podcast

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Nominated for seven Academy Awards, acting legend Robert Duvall credits his deep belief in authenticity as the driving force behind his ability to bring characters to life. Robert explains how he started out in drama classes at a small college in Southern Illinois. After two years in the military, Robert quit a steady job with the U.S. Postal Service to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. Robert reminisces about his early days in New York City with then-unknown actors Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman. Robert’s storied career includes appearances in iconic classics such as "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Apocalypse Now," “The Apostle” and "The Godfather,” and his Oscar-winning performance in “Tender Mercies.”

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