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Bob Rafelson

Bob Rafelson was born on February 21, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Jay Rafelson. He is a producer and director, known for Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) and Head (1968). He is married to Gabrielle Taurek. He was previously married to Toby Carr Rafelson. See full bio »
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 1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice (producer)
 1976 Stay Hungry (producer)
 1973 The Mother and the Whore (producer - uncredited)
 1972 The King of Marvin Gardens (producer)
 1971 The Last Picture Show (producer - uncredited)
 1970 Five Easy Pieces (producer)
 1969 Easy Rider (producer - uncredited)
 1968 Head (producer)
  The Monkees (TV Series) (producer - 49 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (executive producer - 9 episodes, 1968)
- Mijacogeo (1968) ... (executive producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- Monkees Blow Their Minds (1968) ... (executive producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- Some Like It Lukewarm (1968) ... (executive producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- Monkees Mind Their Manor (1968) ... (executive producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- The Monkees in Paris (1968) ... (executive producer - as Robert Rafelson)
 1963-1964 Channing (TV Series) (associate producer - 4 episodes)
- A Bang and a Whimper (1964) ... (associate producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- Memory of a Firing Squad (1964) ... (associate producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- A Hall Full of Strangers (1963) ... (associate producer - as Robert Rafelson)
- Beyond His Reach (1963) ... (associate producer - as Robert Rafelson)
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[In a 1981 interview] In '7, I said I'll be lucky if I direct ten pictures in my life. It looks like I'm on schedule.


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