Young Redford Painted in Paris, Nixed $10,000 TV Offer: Books

When Robert Redford was a little-known actor in the early 1960s, he turned down a $10,000-per-week offer to star in a TV series. A short time later, he accepted a $110 weekly salary for a role in a new Neil Simon play that would soon be renamed “Barefoot in the Park.”

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