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Robert Getchell

Not to be confused with the classical singer of the same name, screen-writer Robert Getchell was born in 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri and studied English at the University of Missouri in Columbia, graduating in 1965. After working as a free-lance writer and reviewer,he penned his first screen-play, 'Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore', which ... See full bio »
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 1994 The Client (screenplay)
 1993 This Boy's Life (screenplay)
 1993 Point of No Return (screenplay)
 1990 Stella (screenplay)
 1985 Sweet Dreams
  Alice (TV Series) (created by - 201 episodes, 1976 - 1985) (written by - 1 episode, 1976)
- Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (creator)
- Vera's Grounded Gumshoe (1985) ... (creator)
- One on One (1985) ... (creator)
- The Night They Raided Debbie's (1985) ... (creator)
 1981 Mommie Dearest (screenplay)
 1980 Flo (TV Series) (character)
 1976 Bound for Glory (screenplay)
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (written by)
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 1976 Bound for Glory (lyrics: "Woody and Memphis Sue")

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