He also previously discussed retirement in 2016.
Redford, 82, began his acting career on Broadway in the 1959 play, “Tall Story.” He made his film debut alongside Jane Fonda the following year in the movie adaptation of the play.
Redford went on to star in a string of successful films, including “Barefoot in the Park,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “The Candidate,” “The Way We Were,” and “Out of Africa.”
He made his directorial debut with the 1980 hit, “Ordinary People,” which won the Academy Award for best picture and director. Redford has been honored with the Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award and founded the Sundance Film Festival.