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Veteran actor ROBERT DUVALL received his first Academy Award® nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role as Corleone Family legal advisor Tom Hagen in THE GODFATHER. In 1979, Duvall earned a second Oscar® nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role as the Custer-like Kilgore in APOCALYPSE NOW. The next year, he drew yet another Academy Award® nomination, this time for Best Actor as the macho Marine pilot Bull Meechum in THE GREAT SANTINI. He was honored with the Academy Award® as Best Actor for the 1983 release TENDER MERCIES. He was nominated again for THE APOSTLE, a film he wrote and directed, won a Golden Globe for STALIN and received a Globe nomination as well as his sixth Oscar® nomination for A CIVIL ACTION. 

Duvall made his screen debut in 1962's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. In the now-classic motion picture, Duvall played the pivotal role of the mysterious, misunderstood Boo Radley. 

His impressive roster of additional feature film credits also includes THE CHASE, COUNTDOWN, THE DETECTIVE, BULLITT, THE RAIN PEOPLE, TRUE GRIT, M*A*S*H, THX 1138, THE GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID, JOE KIDD, THE CONVERSATION, THE GODFATHER PART II, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, THE KILLER ELITE, NETWORK, THE SEVEN PER-CENT SOLUTION, TRUE CONFESSIONS, THE PURSUIT OF D.B. COOPER, THE NATURAL, LET'S GET HARRY, DAYS OF THUNDER, COLORS, RAMBLNG ROSE, FALLING DOWN, GERONIMO, WRESTLING ERNEST HEMINGWAY, THE PAPER, THE SCARLET LETTER, PHENOMENON, THE SIXTH DAY, JOHN Q, DEEP IMPACT, GONE IN 60 SECONDS, GODS AND GENERALS, OPEN RANGE, SECONDHAND LIONS and KICKING AND SCREAMING. In 2007, he appeared in LUCKY YOU, with Drew Barrymore and Eric Bana and WE OWN THE NIGHT with Mark Wahlberg and Joaquin Phoenix.

Duvall formed Butchers Run Films so that he could become more actively involved in all aspects of film and television development and production. In June of 2006, his company's miniseries BROKEN TRAIL aired on AMC to the delight of 10 million viewers. BROKEN TRAIL garnered 16 Emmy nominations as well as three Golden Globe nominations and a Directors Guild Award. The Butchers Run's first co-production, A FAMILY THING in which Duvall co-stars, earned a Humanitas Award. He executive produced the TNT Original THE MAN WHO CAPTURED EICHMANN, in which Duvall portrayed the chillingly remorseless Nazi bureaucrat, Adolph Eichmann. In the beginning of 2001, he went to Argentina to direct, write, produce and star in ASSASSINATION TANGO. The actor is world-renowned as a devotee of the classic tango.

Duvall recently produced the feature CRAZY HEART, starring Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal, with T Bone Burnett composing the soundtrack. He was also recently seen in FOUR CHRISTMASES with Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon.

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