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Robert Towne

Robert Towne
  • Career: Actor Director
  • Top celebrities: 9995
  • BirthDate: 1934, 23 of November , Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Spouse: Luisa Gaule (17 October 1984 - present) 1 child, Julie Payne (November 1977 - ?) (divorced) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Facts of life

    Robert is the well-known as well as renowned Writer, producer, director, and actor. Robert was Born in LA, California at USA, and he was brought up in seaport town of the San Pedro. He started acting as well as writing for the legendary exploitation producer as well as the director, Roger Corman. He started his own direction and production during 1970s when Robert was considered as finest screenwriters of Hollywood. He started directing with the mixed success in the year 1982. He was best script doctors of Hollywood and he also contributed to the crucial scenes to the films such as Bonnie and Clyde in the year 1967 as well as The Godfather in the year 1972. This name replaced in final credits of Greystoke: Legend of Tarzan as well as Lord of the Apes in the year 1984 subsequent to watching his film. The name was substituted as "P.H. Vazak", which was of his sheepdog.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1985 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium for:Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984). Shared with: Michael Austin"
    Nominated Oscar - 1976 for "Best Writing, Original Screenplay for:Shampoo (1975). Shared with: Warren Beatty"
    Won Oscar - 1975 for "Best Writing, Original Screenplay for:Chinatown (1974)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1974 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium for:The Last Detail (1973)."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1975 for "Best Screenplay for:Chinatown (1974) and The Last Detail (1973)."
    Won Film Excellence Award - 1998 for ""
    Won Edgar - 1975 for "Best Motion Picture for:Chinatown (1974)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1975 for "Best Screenplay - Motion Picture for:Chinatown (1974)."
    Won Hollywood Film Award - 2002 for "Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting"
    Nominated Golden St. George - 2006 for "for:In den Staub getrieben (2006)."
    Won NSFC Award - 1975 for "Best Screenplay for:Shampoo (1975). Shared with: Warren Beatty"
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1974 for "Best Screenplay for:Chinatown (1974)."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1997 for "Worst Written Film Grossing Over $100 Million for:Mission: Impossible (1996). Shared with: David Koepp (also story) Steven Zaillian (story)"
    Won Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement - 1997 for ""
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1985 for "Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium for:Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984). Shared with: Michael Austin"
    Won WGA Award (Screen) - 1976 for "Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen for:Shampoo (1975). Shared with: Warren Beatty"
    Won WGA Award (Screen) - 1975 for "Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen for:Chinatown (1974)."
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1974 for "Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium for:The Last Detail (1973)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 875
  • Films with Robert Towne: Pompeii - 2012
    Roads of Asgard - 2009
    Ask the Dust - 2006
    Mission: Impossible II - 2000
    Without Limits - 1998
    Mission: Impossible - 1996
    Love Affair - 1994
    The Firm - 1993
    The Two Jakes - 1990
    Days of Thunder - 1990
    Tequila Sunrise - 1988
    Frantic - 1988
    Tough Guys Don't Dance - 1987
    8 Million Ways to Die - 1986
    Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes - 1984
    Deal of the Century - 1983
    Personal Best - 1982
    Heaven Can Wait - 1978
    Orca - 1977
    The Missouri Breaks - 1976
    Shampoo - 1975
    The Yakuza - 1974
    Chinatown - 1974
    The Parallax View - 1974
    The Last Detail - 1973
    The New Centurions - 1972
    Cisco Pike - 1972
    Drive, He Said - 1971
    Villa Rides - 1968
    Bonnie and Clyde - 1967
    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - 1964
    The Tomb of Ligeia - 1964
    The Outer Limits - 1964
    Breaking Point - 1964
    The Lloyd Bridges Show - 1963
    Last Woman on Earth - 1960
    Suspect Zero - 2004
    The Pick-up Artist - 1987
    The Zodiac Killer - 1971
    Creature from the Haunted Sea - 1961
    Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland - 1989
    The Bedroom Window - 1987
    The Young Racers - 1963
    Independent Lens - 2006
    Wonderland - 2003
    Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film - 2002
    Salinger - 2012
    The Story of Film: An Odyssey - 2011
    Robert Towne - 2009
    AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty - 2008
    American Masters - 1998-2008
    Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' - 2008
    Chinatown: The Beginning and the End - 2007
    Chinatown: The Legacy - 2007
    Chinatown: Filming - 2007
    50 Films to See Before You Die - 2006
    Budd Boetticher: An American Original - 2005
    Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That - 2005
    The Outsider - 2005
    AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains - 2003
    A Decade Under the Influence - 2003
    Rescued from the Closet - 2001
    Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America - 2000
    Behind the Mission: The Making of 'M:I-2' - 2000
    Chinatown Revisited with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne - 1999
    The Century: America's Time - 1999
    Cadillac Desert - 1997
    CBS This Morning - 1990
    The 47th Annual Academy Awards - 1975
    The Kid Stays in the Picture - 2002
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