Died Today (December 26th): Jason Robards (1922–2000)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

jasonrobards.jpgJason Robards (1922–2000)

Born: July 26, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: December 26, 2000 (age 78) in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

[about Arthur Miller’s semi-autobiographical play “After the Fall”] They should have called it “After the Money”!

Sometimes you do junk just to keep alive. You know it’s junk when you go in. You just hope you will do the best you can, and that the film will be entertaining. Many times, it isn’t, but you just do those things to pay the bills.

I would much rather be on the stage. I do films, but I’ve really been on stage most of my life. It’s not only more of an emotional experience, but it’s also a communication. It’s the satisfaction of saying something about the human condition through the author, with the actors acting as the instrument, and then hearing the audience response.

Once Upon a Time in the…

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