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Robert Benton was born on September 29, 1932 in Waxahachie, Texas, USA as Robert Douglas Benton. He is a writer and director, known for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and Superman (1978). See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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(1979)
(1967)
Superman Writer
(1978)
(1984)

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  North of Cheyenne (screenplay) (announced)
 2005 The Ice Harvest (screenplay)
 1998 Twilight (written by)
 1994 Nobody's Fool (screenplay)
 1987 Nadine (written by)
 1984 Places in the Heart (written by)
 1982 Still of the Night (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer (written for the screen by)
 1978 Superman (screenplay)
 1977 The Late Show (written by)
 1975 It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (TV Movie) (based on libretto by)
 1972 Bad Company (written by)
 1972 Oh! Calcutta! (contributions)
 1972 What's Up, Doc? (screenplay)
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man... (written by)
 1967 Bonnie and Clyde (written by)
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Other Works:

Oh! Calcutta! (1969). Musical revue. Conceived by Kenneth Tynan. Contributions by Samuel Beckett, Jules Feiffer, Dan Greenburg, John Lennon, Jacques Levy [earliest Broadway credit], Leonard Melfi, David Newman, Robert Benton, Sam Shepard, Clovis Trouille, Kenneth Tynan and Sherman Yellen. Music and Lyrics, The Open Window: ... See more »

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My next film is always shaped by the last one... by the things I feel I didn't get right, or the things I like and want to try to develop further, but it always comes out of the last picture. See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 93-99. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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