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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), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and The Exorcist (1973). 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 »

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Filmography

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

Knudson spent most of his 50-year career at Todd-AO, an independent post-production sound company, which he joined in 1960 as a recording engineer doing optical transfers. He was president of the company from 1982 to 1990, then served as vice chairman and as a consultant until he retired in 2003. See more »

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Buzz

Star Sign:

Libra

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