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Robert E. Relyea (1930–2013)

Robert E. Relyea was born on May 3, 1930 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He was a production manager and assistant director, known for West Side Story (1961), Last Action Hero (1993) and Blame It on Rio (1984). He was married to Dorothy. He died on March 5, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California. See full bio »

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Known For

West Side Story
West Side Story Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Last Action Hero
Last Action Hero Producer
Blame It on Rio
Blame It on Rio Production Manager
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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Other Works:

Audio commentary for the DVD reissue of The Magnificent Seven (1960) (as Robert Relyea [Assistant Director]) (voiceover).

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Had a longtime professional relationship with Steve MCQueen, and served as assistant director on Never So Few and The Magnificent Seven, as well as producer on iconic 1963 film The Great Escape and Bullitt. See more »

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