Robert Redford is an American actor, director, producer, environmentalist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival, with an estimated net worth of $170 million dollars. Redford grew up in Santa Monica, California. Redford won a baseball scholarship to the University of Colorado. Redford took classes in theatrical set design at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Redford began his acting career in New York on stage in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park, and appeared in a number of television shows, including Perry Mason, The Untouchables, Route 66, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Playhouse 90, Dr. Kildare, and The Twilight Zone. Redford's big break was his casting in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, opposite Paul Newman. As an actor Redford starred in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, The Way We Were, The Candidate, Three Days of the Condor (1975), All the President's Men, The Natural, and Out of Africa. As a filmaker Redford directed Ordinary People, Quiz Show, A River Runs Through It, The Legend of Bagger Vance, and The Horse Whisperer, which he also starred in. Redford established the Sundance Film Festival in 1978, it is the largest independent cinema festival in the United States. Redford received two Oscars, as best director of the movie Ordinary People, and a Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 2002.