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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 an assistant director and producer, known for West Side Story (1961), Last Action Hero (1993) and The Magnificent Seven (1960). He was married to Dorothy. He died on March 5, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California. See full bio »

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 1965 The Hallelujah Trail (second unit director - uncredited)
 1963 The Great Escape (second unit director - uncredited)
 1961 The Children's Hour (assistant director)
 1961 West Side Story (assistant director)
 1960 The Alamo (assistant director)
 1960 The Magnificent Seven (assistant director)
 1959 Never So Few (assistant director)
 1959 Green Mansions (assistant director)
 1958 The High Cost of Loving (assistant director)
 1957 Jailhouse Rock (assistant director)
 1957 Until They Sail (first assistant director: second unit - uncredited)
 1957 House of Numbers (second assistant director)
 1957 Gun Glory (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1956 The Teahouse of the August Moon (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1956 The Swan (assistant director - uncredited)
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas (assistant director - uncredited)
 1955 Oklahoma! (second assistant director - uncredited)
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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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Robert Relyea

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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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