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Phil Alden Robinson was born on March 1, 1950 in Long Beach, Long Island, New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Field of Dreams (1989), Sneakers (1992) and Rhinestone (1984). He has been married to Paulette Bartlett since September 26, 2009. See full bio »
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 1984 All of Me (screenplay)
 1984 Rhinestone (screenplay) / (story)
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Still developing his labor of love project "The Age Of Aquarius" about humanitarian relief workers, to which Harrison Ford was long attached to star until it was cancelled back in 1997. See more »


Typically has a scene where a TV is showing an old black and white movie where the brief snippet of dialog is directly related to a main plot point. [See trivia for Field of Dreams and Sneakers.] See more »

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