Jason Robards Sr.

Jason Robards Sr.

  • Born on
    • December 31st, 1892
  • Died on
    • April 4th, 1963
Famed American stage actor. Trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. Appeared in many films, initially as a leading man, then in character roles and occasional bits. Consistently billed as Jason Robards, as his more famous son, Jason Robards, did not come into fame until the end of the elder Robards' career. Only referred to as Jason Robards Sr. in retrospect. Died in 1963, having lived to see his namesake son and grandson (Jason Robards III) carry on the family acting tradition.

Starring Jason Robards Sr. on Plex


Acting (30 Credits)

1961Wild in the Country as Judge Tom Parker (uncredited)
1950The Second Woman as Stacy Rogers
1949The Threat as Police Fingerprint Technician (uncredited)
1949Impact as Judge
1948Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House as John W. Retch
1948Return of the Bad Men as Judge Harper
1947Desperate as Det. Lt. Louie Ferrari
1947Riffraff as Mr. Domingues
1947Trail Street as Jason
1947The Farmer's Daughter as Night Editor (uncredited)
1947Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome as Bank Officer
1946Bedlam as Oliver Todd
1946Deadline at Dawn as Policeman with Liquor Bottle
1946Badman's Territory as Alert Coffeyville Citizen (uncredited)
1945Isle of the Dead as Albrecht
1945Zombies on Broadway as Headwaiter (uncredited)
1945The Falcon in San Francisco as Loomis, Butler (uncredited)
1944Mademoiselle Fifi as A Wholesaler in Wine
1940The Fatal Hour as Griswold
1940The Howards of Virginia as Backwoodsman (uncredited)
1940I Love You Again as Worker with Hendrickson Account (uncredited)
1939Juarez as (uncredited)
1938The Rage of Paris as Department Head (Uncredited)
1936San Francisco as Father (uncredited)
1935Break of Hearts as Ticket-Seller (uncredited)
1935I Live My Life as Church (Uncredited)
1934Broadway Bill as Arthur Winslow
1933Employees' Entrance as Commercial Artist (uncredited)
1932Union Depot as Station Agent (uncredited)
1930Abraham Lincoln as Herndon


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