Popular actor and director who founded the Sundance Film Festival, and starred in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and All the President's Men.
He was asked to leave the University of Colorado.
He received an Oscar for directing Ordinary People in 1981.
Got married to Lola Van Wagenen on September 12, 1958 and later to Sibylle Szaggars on July 11, 2009.
He directed Ordinary People, which starred Judd Hirsch.