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Sam Robards

Sam Robards plays Tom Phillips, whose need for a costly operation propels his daughter to launch a daring bank heist. Robards continues the long tradition set by his acting family with a successful career in film, in television and on the stage. He starred in Steven Spielberg's A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, and in Irwin Winkler's Life as a House, starring Kevin Kline. His other recent film credits include American Beauty, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Casualties of War and Bright Lights, Big City. He also had starring roles in Beautiful Girls and Fandango.

On television, Robards starred with Jenna Elfman in the movie Obsessed, directed by John Badham, and in the live performance of On Golden Pond with Julie Andrews. He also starred in Barry Sonnenfeld's Maximum Bob and had a recurring role on Spin City. Other credits include Sex and the City, The Outer Limits, Law and Order and The Man Who Captured Eichmann.

Robards made his film debut in 1982 in Paul Mazursky's adaptation of The Tempest and worked in both television and film while alternating with a string of off-Broadway productions such as Album, which was his stage debut.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Sam Robards Facts

Birth Name Sam Prideaux Robards
BirthdayDecember 16, 1961 (61)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

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