Phil Alden Robinson Poster


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Overview (1)

Born in Long Beach, Long Island, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

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 The Sum of All Fears (2002). He has been married to Paulette Bartlett since September 26, 2009.

Spouse (1)

Paulette Bartlett (26 September 2009 - present)

Trade Mark (2)

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.]
Frequently casts James Earl Jones.

Trivia (7)

Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Writers Branch) [2004-2007].
He graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York in 1971 with a major in Political Science.
Son-in-law of Barbara Bartlett Sloan of New York City and Paul Holland Bartlett of Fairfield, Connecticut.
Son of Jessie Robinson of Lake Worth, Florida and the late S. Jesse Robinson.
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. [February 2005]
Appeared on the Today Show Concert as a guitarist with his then current girlfriend, Carole King. [August 2002]
He accompanied the United Nations High Commission for Refugees on humanitarian visits to Bosnia and Somalia as an observer. After this visit, he produced five documentaries about the terrible conditions in Bosnia and Somalia.

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