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Robert Knudson (1925–2006)

Robert Knudson was born on September 29, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Irving Knudson. He is known for his work on Scarface (1983), The Exorcist (1973) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). He was married to Jean Knudson. He died on January 21, 2006 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Scarface
Scarface Sound Department
(1983)
The Exorcist
The Exorcist Sound Department
(1973)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Sound Department
(1982)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
(1977)

Filmography

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 1995 Nonnie & Alex (Short) (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1989 Worth Winning (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1989 Sea of Love (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1989 Renegades (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1989 The Karate Kid Part III (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Major League (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1988 Beaches (re-recording mixer)
 1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1988 Punchline (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (sound re-recording mixer: USA)
 1988 She's Having a Baby (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Nuts (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1987 Empire of the Sun (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Happy New Year (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1987 Roxanne (re-recording mixer)
 1987 The Hanoi Hilton (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Some Kind of Wonderful (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1986 King Kong Lives (re-recording mixer)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos! (sound re-recordist - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1986 Firewalker (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1986 Manhunter (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1986 Club Paradise (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1986 The Karate Kid Part II (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Triplecross (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1985 The Color Purple (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1985 Spies Like Us (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1985 White Nights (sound recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1985 Twice in a Lifetime (re-recording mixer - as Robert Knudsen)
 1985 Into the Night (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1985 Witness (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1984 Fatal Games (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1984 Falling in Love (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1984 American Dreamer (re-recording mixer)
 1984 The Karate Kid (re-recording mixer - as Robert Knudsen)
 1984 Romancing the Stone (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Scarface (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1983 Deal of the Century (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Trading Places (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1983 Valley Girl (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1983 Flashdance (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1983 Table for Five (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1983 The Lords of Discipline (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Blue Thunder (re-recording mixer)
 1982 Let's Spend the Night Together (Documentary) (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1982 Lookin' to Get Out (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1982 Young Doctors in Love (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1982 The Escape Artist (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1982 Partners (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1982 Barbarosa (re-recording mixer)
 1981 Tarzan the Ape Man (re-recording mixer - as Robert 'Buzz' Knudson)
 1981 Victory (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1981 Second-Hand Hearts (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1981 Thief (re-recording mixer)
 1981 All Night Long (sound re-recordist)
 1980 A Change of Seasons (dialogue mixer)
 1980 Heaven's Gate (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1980 The Idolmaker (dubbing mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1980 Die Laughing (dubbing mixer)
 1980 Tom Horn (re-recording mixer)
 1980 Take It to the Limit (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1980 Cruising (sound re-recordist)
 1979 1941 (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1979 The Silent Scream (dubbing)
 1979 The Main Event (dubbing mixer)
 1979 Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Portrait of a Hitman (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Winter Kills (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1979 Real Life (re-recording mixer - as Robert Knudsen)
 1978 The Brink's Job (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1978 Eyes of Laura Mars (dubbing mixer)
 1978 Hooper (re-recording mixer)
 1978 I Wanna Hold Your Hand (rerecording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1978 FM (sound re-recordist - as Buzz Knudson)
 1978 American Hot Wax (re-recording mixer)
 1978 Coming Home (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1977 That's Action (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 1977 Mad Bull (TV Movie) (sound recordist)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1977 Sorcerer (re-recording mixer)
 1977 Airport '77 (sound)
 1977 Return to Boggy Creek (re-recordist)
 1976 A Star Is Born (dubbing mixer)
 1976 Bound for Glory (re-recording mixer)
 1976 21 Hours at Munich (TV Movie) (sound re-recordist - as Buzz Knudsen)
 1976 High Velocity (re-recording mixer)
 1976 The Return of a Man Called Horse (re-recording mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1976 Drive-In (re-recording mixer)
 1976 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (sound mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1975 The Other Side of the Mountain (sound - as Robert Knudsen)
 1975 My Father's House (TV Movie) (sound re-recordist)
 1975 Hustling (TV Movie) (sound re-recordist)
 1975 Shampoo (sound rerecording)
 1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (dubbing mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1974 Bank Shot (re-recording mixer)
 1974 The Take (re-recording mixer)
 1974 The Stranger Who Looks Like Me (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1974 Rhinoceros (re-recording mixer)
 1973 The Exorcist (dubbing mixer - as Buzz Knudson)
 1973 Electra Glide in Blue (re-recording mixer)
 1973 Maurie (re-recording mixer)
 1973 The Daring Dobermans (supervising sound mixer - uncredited)
 1973 Save the Tiger (sound - as Robert I. Knudson)
 1972 A Separate Peace (sound)
 1972 Fuzz (sound - as Robert I. Knudson)
 1972 Cabaret (dubbing)
 1963 Tom Jones (re-recording mixer: restoration - restored version)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Buzz Knudsen | Robert Knudsen | Buzz Knudson | Robert 'Buzz' Knudson | Robert I. Knudson
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Trivia:

Pitched in the minor leagues where he met his wife Jean on a blind date. At the time of his death they were married for 55 years. See more »

Nickname:

Buzz

Star Sign:

Libra

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