|Born||Jason Nelson Robards, Jr.|
|July 26, 1922|
|Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Died||December 26, 2000 (aged 78)|
|Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Cause of death||Lung cancer|
Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. (July 26, 1922 – December 26, 2000) was an American actor on stage, and in film and television. He is a winner of the Tony Award, two Academy Awards and the Emmy Award. He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War II.
He became famous playing works of American playwright Eugene O'Neill and regularly performed in O'Neill's works throughout his career. Robards was cast in both common-man roles and as well-known historical figures.
- Jason Robards at the Internet Movie Database