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Robert Zemeckis


A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect vehicles (Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Back to... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/II The Walk (producer) (post-production)
 2012 Bound by Flesh (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/I Flight (producer)
 2011 Back for the Future (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Real Steel (executive producer)
 2011 Mars Needs Moms (producer)
 2010 Behind the Burly Q (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 A Christmas Carol (producer)
 2007 Beowulf (producer)
 2007 The Reaping (producer)
 2006 Monster House (executive producer)
 2006 Last Holiday (executive producer)
 2005 House of Wax (producer)
 2004 The Polar Express (producer)
 2003 Gothika (producer)
 2003 Matchstick Men (executive producer)
 2002 Ghost Ship (producer)
 2002 Ritual (producer)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (producer)
 2000 Cast Away (producer)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (producer)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (producer)
 1997 Contact (producer)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (executive producer)
 1996 The Frighteners (executive producer)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (executive producer)
 1992 Trespass (executive producer)
 1992 The Public Eye (executive producer)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (producer)
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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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It's the most unrealistic thing you can do to shoot a close-up, and it's the most unrealistic place you can be as a performer. And yet, actors grouse about having to do visual effect shots. But they love close-ups. See more »

Trivia:

Is a good friend of director Peter Jackson. The two of them have used four of the same actors: Michael J. Fox, who appeared in the Back to the Future trilogy, played the lead role in Jackson's The Frighteners (1996), which Zemeckis produced; Peter Dobson, who also appeared in The Frighteners, also played Elvis Presley in Forrest Gump (1994), although Kurt Russell provided the voice; Elijah Wood ... See more »

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A main protagonist that unwittingly inspire real-life people, events and things (Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future Part III (1990), Forrest Gump (1994)). See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Taurus

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