Biography: Clifford Parker "Cliff" Robertson III was born on September 9, 1923 in La Jolla, California to Clifford Parker Robertson II and Audrey Winningham. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II. He attended Antioch College, and then dropped out to work as a journalist. He was a life member of The Actors Studio. He married actress Cynthia Stone in 1957, with whom he had a daughter. He then married actress Dina Merrill, with whom he had a daughter.
Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Spider-Man," "Spider-Man 2," "Spider-Man 3," "Escape from L.A.," "Three Days of the Condor," "Renaissance Man," "Class," "633 Squadron," and "Midway." Television credits include: "Saturday Night Live," "The Twilight Zone," "Batman," "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "The Outer Limits," "Falcon Crest," "Wagon Train," and "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."
Other Awards: Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "Charly" in 1969. Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama for "Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre" in 1966. Received a star on the Walk of Fame in 1986.
Trivia: He was a certified pilot and member of the Experimental Aircraft Association. He co-founded the Young Eagles Program with Tom Poberezny, EAA president.