Robert Redford, a legendary actor, and his family are in our thoughts and prayers as they cope with their devastating loss.

After the passing of his son James, who battled cancer for a number of years, Robert Redford is seeking the solace of his family.

Reports indicate that James, a filmmaker who was 58 years old, went suddenly on Friday as a result of bile-duct cancer that developed in his liver.

A spokesperson for the actor informed  that Robert Redford “is mourning alongside his family during this horrible time and wishes for privacy.”