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