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Robert Nelson (II) (1930–2012)

Robert Nelson was born on March 1, 1930 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Oh Dem Watermelons (1965), Bleu Shut (1971) and War Is Hell (1968). He was married to Gunvor Nelson. He died on January 9, 2012 in Laytonville, California. See full bio »

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 1971 Bleu Shut (Short)
 1968 War Is Hell (Short)
 1967 Grateful Dead (Short)
 1967 The Great Blondino (Short)
 1965 Oh Dem Watermelons (Short)
 1963 King Ubu (Short)
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 1971 Bleu Shut (Short)
 1968 War Is Hell (Short) (writer)
 1965 Oh Dem Watermelons (Short)
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 1971 Bleu Shut (Short)
 1968 War Is Hell (Short)
 1965 Oh Dem Watermelons (Short)
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 1971 Bleu Shut (Short)
 1965 Oh Dem Watermelons (Short)
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 1968 War Is Hell (Short) (producer)
 1965 Oh Dem Watermelons (Short) (producer)
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 1967 The Off-Handed Jape... & How to Pull It Off (Short)
Butch Babad (uncredited)
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 2006 Kinomagazin (TV Series documentary)

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The artists I knew at that time felt pretty genuinely that if the process got too heavy or ponderous or worried, if you weren't having a good time at least part of the time, something was wrong. We were bent on having a good time. See more »


He is survived by his sons, Steve Nelson and Miles Nelson and daughter Oona Nelson. He was married and divorced four times. See more »

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