Robert Duvall turns 80 years old today. Happy birthday, old man! You’re the greatest.
Robert Duvall was born in 1931, so he was already 10 when America joined World War II. Others born in 1931: fellow actors James Dean and William Shatner, Cuban dictator-of-sorts Raul Castro, and baseball great Mickey Mantle. How does that Survivor motto go? “Outwit. Outplay. Outlast.”
Here’s Robert Duvall in friskier days, in 1976, with William Holden and Peter Finch in Network:
What’s your favorite Robert Duvall role? I’ll reveal mine… in the comments.