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Roberto Benabib


Roberto Benabib was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He attended NYU film school and began his career as Jonathan Demme's assistant. He has produced and written numerous television series including Ally McBeal (1997) Weeds (2005) and The Brink (2015) as well as writing and directing the Miramax film Little City (1997). He also adapted the libretto for ... See full bio »

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Known For

Weeds
Weeds Producer
(2005-2012)
The Brink
The Brink Producer
(2015)
Ally McBeal
Ally McBeal Producer
(2001-2002)
Little City
Little City Writer
(1997)

Filmography

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 2015 The Brink (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- There Will Be Consequences (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Just a Little Crazy Talk (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Who's Grover Cleveland? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Sticky Wicket (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Tweet Tweet Tweet (2015) ... (executive producer)
  Weeds (TV Series) (executive producer - 78 episodes, 2007 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 23 episodes, 2005 - 2007)
- It's Time, Part 2 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- It's Time, Part 1 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Threshold (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Saplings (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2005 Tilt (TV Series) (consulting producer)
 2001-2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (consulting producer - 21 episodes)
- Bygones (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- All of Me (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- Another One Bites the Dust (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- Tom Dooley (2002) ... (consulting producer)
 1996 Boys & Girls (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Herman's Head (TV Series) (co-producer - 1 episode)
- Lies, Lies, Lies (1991) ... (co-producer)
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  The Brink (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015) (written by - 5 episodes, 2015)
- There Will Be Consequences (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Just a Little Crazy Talk (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Who's Grover Cleveland? (2015) ... (creator)
- Sticky Wicket (2015) ... (creator)
- Tweet Tweet Tweet (2015) ... (creator)
 2005-2011 Weeds (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- Une Mère Que J'aimerais Baiser (2011) ... (written by)
- Dearborn-Again (2010) ... (written by)
- Where the Sidewalk Ends (2009) ... (written by)
- Su-Su-Sucio (2009) ... (written by)
- Till We Meet Again (2008) ... (written by)
 2005 Tilt (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Risk Tolerance (2005) ... (written by)
  Ally McBeal (TV Series) (story - 5 episodes, 2002) (written by - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- Another One Bites the Dust (2002) ... (story)
- Love Is All Around: Part 2 (2002) ... (story)
- Love Is All Around: Part 1 (2002) ... (story)
- Homecoming (2002) ... (story)
- Blowin' in the Wind (2002) ... (written by)
 1998 House Rules (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1998) ... (creator)
 1997 Little City (written by)
 1996 Boys & Girls (TV Movie) (written by)
 1995 Capitol Critters (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1991-1993 Herman's Head (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- Layla--The Unplugged Version (1993) ... (written by)
- Subterranean Homesick Blues (1992) ... (written by)
- Untitled Girlfriend Project (1992) ... (written by)
- Herman's Heddy (1992) ... (written by)
- Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1992) ... (written by)
 1990 Doctor Doctor (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Somewhere in the Berkshires (1990) ... (written by)
- Who's Afraid of Leona Linowitz? (1990) ... (written by)
- Who's Zoomin' Who? (1990) ... (written by)
- Fetal Attraction (1990) ... (written by)
- Odd Man In (1990) ... (written by)
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 1979 Last Embrace (assistant: Jonathan Demme) / (secretary to director)
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 1997 Little City
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Personal Details

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Adapted the libretto for Baz Luhrmann's Broadway production of "La Boheme"
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His first wife Amy Spindler was a fashion critic for The New York Times. She died from a malignant brain tumor after a long battle with cancer in March 2004. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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