Iconic American actor Robert Duvall's acting career spans well over six decades, during which he has appeared in around ninety movies and immortalised several characters. A seven-time Oscar nominee with one win to his credit, Duvall debuted in cinema by portraying Boo Radley in the classic 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird. Subsequently, he landed his maiden Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Tom Hagen - Vito Corleone's (Marlon Brando) adopted son and a lawyer - in Francis Ford Coppola's celebrated masterpiece, The Godfather (1972).
In the years that followed, Duvall turned in a number of memorable performances in both leading and supporting roles, with movies like Apocalypse Now (1979), The Great Santini (1979), The Apostle (1997) and A Civil Action (1998) earning him Oscar nominations. In 1984, the actor won his maiden Academy Award for essaying a washed-up, alcoholic musician named Mac Sledge in the drama film Tender Mercies (1983).
Significant film credits in recent times include the drama Crazy Heart (2009), the action thriller Jack Reacher (2012), the legal drama The Judge (2014) which earned him his seventh Oscar nomination and the heist movie Widows (2018).