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Bob Clark (III) (1939–2007)

Bob Clark was born on August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Benjamin Clark. He was a director and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), Porky's (1981) and Black Christmas (1974). He died on April 4, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2005 The Karate Dog (TV Movie)
 2003 Maniac Magee (TV Movie)
 2002 Now & Forever
 2000 Catch a Falling Star (TV Movie)
 1999 Baby Geniuses
 1998 The Ransom of Red Chief (TV Movie)
 1995 Derby (TV Movie)
 1995 Fudge (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fudge-a-mania (1995)
 1993 The American Clock (TV Movie)
 1990 Loose Cannons
 1987 From the Hip
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Turk 182!
 1984 Rhinestone
 1981 Porky's
 1980 Tribute
 1974 Dead of Night
 1972 Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (as Benjamin Clark)
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Alternate Names:

Benjamin Clark | Robert B. Clark | Robert Clark

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Co-writer Roger Swaybill often talked about how Clark dictated the outline for the movie into a cassette recorder while sick. See more »

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