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Bob Minkler (1937–2015)

Bob Minkler was born on August 31, 1937 in Glendale, California, USA as Robert Alan Minkler. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Rocky II (1979) and TRON (1982). He was married to Patty Minkler. He died on October 11, 2015 in Oregon, USA. See full bio »


(age 78) in Oregon, USA

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 1992 Lady Against the Odds (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1989-1991 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (sound re-recording mixer - 21 episodes)
- A Woman Much Admired (1991) ... (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
- Citizen Trundel: Part 2 (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- Citizen Trundel: Part 1 (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- Night of the Killing (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- Indiscretions (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989-1991 The Young Riders (TV Series) (sound re-recording mixer - 4 episodes)
- The Exchange (1991) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- Gathering Clouds: Part 2 (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- Gathering Clouds: Part 1 (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- The Keepsake (1989) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 Child of Darkness, Child of Light (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Secret Agent OO Soul (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1990 Nightmare on the 13th Floor (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1990 Johnny Ryan (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1990 Wheels of Terror (TV Movie) (rerecording mixer)
 1990 The Kissing Place (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Personals (TV Movie) (sound recording mixer)
 1990 Buried Alive (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Spy (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Going Overboard (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Collision Course (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989/I Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-Series) (dubbing mixer)
 1988 Bull Durham (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1988 Casual Sex? (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 *batteries not included (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Hiding Out (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Back to the Beach (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Return to Horror High (sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 The Wraith (dubbing mixer)
 1986 Salvador (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Muppet Babies (TV Series) (sound mixer - 13 episodes)
- When You Wish Upon a Muppet (1985) ... (sound mixer)
- By the Book (1985) ... (sound mixer)
- The Muppet Museum of Art (1985) ... (sound mixer)
- The Great Muppet Cartoon Show (1985) ... (sound mixer)
- What's New at the Zoo? (1985) ... (sound mixer)
 1985 The Return of the Living Dead (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Mask (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Ghoulies (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Breakin' (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1984 The Stone Boy (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Big Ball (Short) (dubbing mixer)
 1983 D.C. Cab (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Eyes of Fire (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Under Fire (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Class (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Jaws 3-D (re-recordist)
 1983 Tough Enough (dubbing mixer)
 1982 Split Image (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1982 TRON (sound re-recording mixer)
 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (sound re-recording mixer)
 1981 Roar (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1980 Running Scared (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1980 Borderline (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 Caddyshack (sound re-recordist - as Robert Minkler)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 Sitting Ducks (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 The Fog (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 Scavenger Hunt (re-recording mixer)
 1979 The Black Stallion (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 10 (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 Rocky II (sound re-recording mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1979 Hair (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 The White Shadow (TV Series) (sound re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1978) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 The Lord of the Rings (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977-1978 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) (re-recording - 22 episodes)
- Happy Trails to You (1978) ... (re-recording)
- Crisis in Education (1978) ... (re-recording)
- Carol Ankles for Indie-Prod (1978) ... (re-recording)
- It Didn't Happen One Night (1978) ... (re-recording)
- Easy for You to Say (1978) ... (re-recording)
 1978 Cindy (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (re-recording mixer)
 1971 Johnny Got His Gun (sound effects mixer - as Robert Minkler)
 1970 Five Easy Pieces (sound re-recording mixer - uncredited)
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Robert Minkler

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