‘The Natural’ Cast: Then and Now (1984 vs. 2021)


‘The Natural’ is a film that captured the attention and imagination of moviegoers in 1984. Today, over 30 years later, it has remained one of the most famous baseball movies of all time. Now, let’s take a look at what the stars have been up to for the last 37 years. 


1. Robert Redford

Let’s start with Robert Redford, who plays Roy Hobbs. An article from Rotten Tomatoes showed that Robert has worked in several films after the movie’s release, including All is Lost, The Old Man & the Gun, and Truth.

In 2018, Robert decided to lay his acting career to rest. According to Vanity Fair, Robert announced his retirement in August 2018, claiming that his movie, The Old Man & the Gun, would be his last. 


2. ROBERT DUVALL

Let’s move on to Robert Duvall, who plays Max Mercy. An article from goldderby.com showed that Duvall has played in films like The Apostle, A Civil Action, and Get Low after The Natural’s release. 

Duvall is currently preparing for his upcoming movie entitled The Ploughmen, which will begin shooting in May. According to film-news.co.uk, Duvall stars alongside Garrett Hedlund in this movie about a mysterious friendship between a young deputy sheriff and an old murderer. 


3. GLENN CLOSE

Next is Glenn Close, who plays Iris Gaines. An article from screenrant.com shows that since 1984, Glenn has starred in movies like Dangerous Liaisons, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Damages. 

Lastly, Glenn recently received the honorary Purpose Prize award from the American Association of Retired Persons. According to apnews.com, Glenn Close received the Award last December 3 regarding her work with a charity that brings awareness to mental illnesses. 

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