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Raised on Manhattan's Upper West Side (his father was a dentist with a thriving practice in Harlem), Evans began his show-business career as a teenage radio act or. After flopping in his first attempt at movie acting, he took a job promoting sales of ladies' slacks for Evan-Picone, the clothing company founded and run by his brother. Some years ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2016 Urban Cowboy (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2005 Better Born (Short) (producer)
 2003 Kid Notorious (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (producer)
 1999 The Out-of-Towners (producer)
 1997 The Saint (producer)
 1996 The Phantom (producer)
 1995 Jade (producer)
 1993 Sliver (producer)
 1990 The Two Jakes (producer)
 1984 The Cotton Club (producer)
 1980 Popeye (producer)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (producer)
 1979 Players (producer)
 1977 Black Sunday (producer)
 1976 Marathon Man (producer)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II (executive producer - uncredited)
 1974 Chinatown (producer)
 1972 The Godfather (executive producer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Radio: Appeared in the series "Henry Aldrich", 1940s. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Evans | Robert J. Evans


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I've always been a gambler; I've always taken risks. Anyone who says you will always win if you take a risk is a liar, because it's not a risk then. See more »


Accompanied Raquel Welch to Super Bowl (X) at Miami's Orange Bowl where eleven cameras were simultaneously shooting live crowd and football scenes for his movie Black Sunday (1977) See more »


Often wears large, square-framed, tinted eyeglasses See more »



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