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Robert F. Colesberry (1946–2004)

Robert F. Colesberry was born on March 7, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert F. Colesberry Jr. He was a producer and actor, known for K-PAX (2001), Mississippi Burning (1988) and The Wire (2002). He was married to Karen L. Thorson. He died on February 9, 2004 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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K-PAX Producer
Mississippi Burning
The Wire
The Wire Producer
The King of Comedy


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 2002-2004 The Wire (TV Series) (executive producer - 37 episodes)
- Mission Accomplished (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Middle Ground (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Reformation (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Slapstick (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Moral Midgetry (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2001 K-PAX (producer)
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (producer)
 2001 Peroxide Passion (executive producer)
 2000 The Corner (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Everyman's Blues (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Corner Boy Blues (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Dope Fiend Blues (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Fran's Blues (2000) ... (executive producer)
- DeAndre's Blues (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999/I Ride with the Devil (producer)
 1998 Long Time Since (executive producer - as Bob Colesberry)
 1997 The Devil's Own (producer)
 1995 The Scarlet Letter (co-producer - as Robert Colesberry)
 1994 The Road to Wellville (producer)
 1994 Being Human (producer)
 1991 Billy Bathgate (producer)
 1990 Come See the Paradise (producer)
 1988 Mississippi Burning (producer)
 1988 The House on Carroll Street (producer)
 1987 Housekeeping (producer)
 1985 After Hours (producer)
 1985 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 Falling in Love (associate producer)
 1984 The Natural (associate producer)
 1984 Reckless (associate producer)
 1983 Baby It's You (associate producer)
 1982 The King of Comedy (associate producer)
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1976 Little Girl... Big Tease (associate producer)
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Alternate Names:

Bob Colesberry | R.F. Colesberry | Robert Colesberry

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He entered the U.S. Army in 1965, where he became a first lieutenant and battery commander in the 24th infantry division. He left the Army in 1968 and graduated from Tisch School for the Arts at New York University with a bachelor's degree in film and television in 1974. See more »

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