Dan Rather’s daughter, Robin, tells Closer Weekly in an exclusive interview that she is very pleased with Robert Redford’s portrayal of her father in the film Truth, based on the reporting scandal that resulted in Rather stepping down from the newscast in March 2005.
Robert as Dan in Truth. (Photo Credit: R/R)
“Robert got my dad exactly right,” Robin tells Closer. “He got his passion for news, his integrity and his loyalty to his team.”
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Both Robin and her father feel Robert did great justice to the 83-year-old newsman. “My dad is very humbled that Robert Redford, one of the greatest actors of his generation, wanted to play him,” Robin says.
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