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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Weeds Producer
The Brink
The Brink Producer
Ally McBeal
Ally McBeal Producer
Little City
Little City Writer


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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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Show Show Self (3 credits)

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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 »

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