Robert Benton

Robert Benton (1932), film director and screenwriter American.

Biography

Born on 29 September Waxahachie, Texas. He studied at the University of Texas.

He started writing scripts along with his colleague David Newman while collaborating editor at Esquire magazine. Success came in Kramer against Kramer that besides screenwriter was also that directed the film.

2 of her paternal uncles were murdered by unknown cause.

Usually writes all scripts of his films.

Filmography

1. The game of love, Charles Baxter (2007)

2. The ice harvest, Harold Ramis (2005) (G)

3. The human stain, Robert Benton (2003) (G)

4. Falling Sun, Robert Benton (1998) (DG)

5. Or a hair fool, Robert Benton (1994) (DG)

6. Billy Bathgate, Robert Benton (1991) (D)

7. Nadine, Robert Benton (1987) (DG)

8. A place in the heart of Robert Benton (1984) (DG)

9. Under suspicion, Robert Benton (1982) (DG)

10. Kramer against Kramer, Robert Benton (1979) (DG)

11. Cat knows the murderer, Robert Benton (1977) (DG)

12. Gunmen in hell, Robert Benton (1972) (DG)

13. The day of the cheats of Joseph l. Mankiewicz (1970) (G)

14. Bonnie and Clyde, Arthur Penn (1967) (G)

* (D) director

* (G) screenwriter

Awards

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Year       Category                                                                    Film                Result

1984       Oscar for best adapted screenplay                       Or a hair fool          Candidate

1984       Oscar for Best Director A place of the heart        Candidate

1984       Oscar for best original screenplay                           A place of the heart          Winner

1979       Oscar for Best Director                                          Kramer against Kramer         Winner

1979       Oscar for best adapted screenplay                         Kramer against Kramer    Winner

1979       Oscar for best film                                                     Kramer against Kramer        Winner

1977       Oscar for best original screenplay                        Cat meets the killer              Candidate

1969       Oscar for best original screenplay                          Bonnie and Clyde                Candidate