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Robert Allan Wald

1317 N. San Fernando Blvd, #368 Burbank, California 91504 United States
8189540713 . 8189540713 .


EDUCATION: BFA Degree in Film & Television Production, SMU

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Worked as a television cameraman for ABC and as a documentary filmmaker for PBS; Then spent several years as a production and re-recording sound mixer, sound editor and picture editor. Credits include scores of commercials, documentaries MOWs and mini-series. 42 years in the biz, 36 years recording production sound specifically for feature films and television. Early pioneer in digital recording.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Guitar player and singer with significant musical knowledge and an excellent musical ear. Extensive background in voice and sound effects recording, sound editing, sound designing, musical productions. Also an accomplished photographer and a licensed, experienced helicopter pilot.

RECOGNITION / MEMBERSHIPS: Academy Award nomination for the movie, "ROBOCOP." Emmy Award nomination for the mini-series, "The Kennedys of Massachusetts." Voting member of the Motion Picture Academy, the Television Academy, and the Cinema Audio Society.



THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER - ABC Family TV Series 2008-2010 (68 Episodes) - Directors: Keith Truesdell, Anson Williams, Jason Priestley, Ron Underwood, Lin Parsons, Gail Bradley - Starring: Molly Ringwald, Mark Derwin, Shailene Woodley

7TH HEAVEN - WB Network TV Series 2005-2006 (26 Episodes) - Directors: Joel Feigenbaum, Michael Preece, Keith Truesdell - Starring: Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks

SHE SPIES - MGM Television / Syndicated TV Series 2002-2003 (40 Episodes) - Directors: Chuck Bowman, Rick Jacobson, Reza Badiyi - Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Natasia Williams, Kristin Miller, Carlos Jacott

MAYBE IT'S ME - Warner Bros. TV Series (21 episodes) 2001 - 2002 - Directors: Lev Spiro, Peter Werner, Bryan Gordon - Starring: Reagan Dale Neis, Fred Willard, Julia Sweeny

THE PRETENDER - Twentieth Century Fox / NBC TV Series (86 Episodes) 1996-2000 - Directors: James Whitmore Jr., Chuck Bowman, Michael Zinberg - Starring: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, John Gries, James Denton

THE GLIMMER MAN - Warner Bros. - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Ed Tise) 1996 - Director: John Gray - Starring: Steven Seagal, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Michele Johnson

THE SACRED POOLS - Touch TV / Sega-Genesis (CD ROM Game) 1996 - Director: Jim Riley - Starring: Over 50 Live Characters and You, The player.

MATILDA - Tristar - Feature Film(Co-Mixer with David Kelson) 1995 - Director: Danny DeVito - Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Pearlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz, Pam Ferris

A THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE - Savoy - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with David Barr-Yaffe) 1995 - Director: Martin Lawrence - Starring: Martin Lawrence, Bobby Brown, Roger Mosley, Lynn Whitfield

THREE WISHES - Rysher Ent. - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Lee Orloff) 1995 - Director: Martha Coolidge - Starring: Patrick Swayze, Michael O'Keefe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

THE BIG GREEN - Caravan Pictures / Disney - Feature Film 1994-1995 - Director: Holly Goldberg Sloan - Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Olivia D'Abo

LOSING ISAIAH - Paramount Pictures - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Tom Nelson) 1994 - Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal - Starring: Jessica Lange, Halle Berry

MORTAL KOMBAT - New Line Cinema - Feature Film (Time code playback system for computer- actuated animatronics with mixer, Steve Nelson) 1994 - Director: Paul Anderson - Starring: Christopher Lambert

STRANGER THINGS - Castle Rock - Feature Film (Co-mixer with Robert Eber) 1994 - Director: Jason Alexander - Starring: Jason Alexander, James Woods, Bea Arthur

CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS - Trimark - Feature Film 1994 - Director: J. Michael McClary - Starring: Kathy Bates, James Woods, Randy Quaid, Lou Gossett Jr.,

NORTH - Castle Rock - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Robert Eber) 1993 - Director: Rob Reiner - Starring: Elijah Wood, Kathy Bates, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander

WAYNE'S WORLD II - Paramount - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Keith Wester) 1993 - Director: Steve Surjik - Starring: Dana Carvey, Mike Myers

BLUE CHIPS - Paramount - Feature Film(Co-Mixer with Kirk Francis) 1993 - Director: William Friedkin - Starring: Nick Nolte, J.T. Walsh, Shaquille O'Neal

THE PROGRAM - Samuel Goldwyn Company - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Robert Anderson) 1993 - Director: David Ward - Starring: James Caan, Halle Berry

CITY SLICKERS - Castle Rock - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Robert Eber) 1993 - Director: Ron Underwood - Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance

SHANNON'S DEAL - NBC TV Series (22 Episodes) - Directors: Allan Arkush, John Sayles, Tom Rickman - Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Pena, Miguel Ferrer

THE KENNEDYS OF MASSACHUSETTS - Edgar Scherick & Assoc. / Mini Series - (EMMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST SOUND MIXING) Director: Lamont Johnson - Starring: William L. Peterson, Charles Durning, Annette O'toole, Pat Hingle

ENCINO MAN - Hollywood Pictures / Disney - Feature Film - Director: Les Mayfield - Starring: Pauly Shore, Brenden Frazier, Shawn Astin

WHITE SANDS - Morgan Creek - Feature Film (Co-Mixer with Richard Goodman) - Director: Roger Donaldson - Starring: Micky Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

PROBLEM CHILD - Universal - Feature Film - Director: Dennis Dugan - Starring: John Ritter, Amy Yazbeck, Jack Worden

WIRED - Feldman-Meeker Productions - Feature Film - Director: Larry Peerce - Starring: Michael Chiklis, Lucinda Jenny, J.T. Walsh, Patti D'Arbinville, Ray Sharkey, Alex Rocco

ROBOCOP - Orion - Feature Film (ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST SOUND MIXING) - Director: Paul Verhoeven - Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Kirkwood Smith, Ronny Cox

SQUARE DANCE - Pacific Arts - Feature Film - Director: Daniel Petrie - Starring: Winona Ryder, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Rob Lowe

FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR - Disney - Feature Film - Director: Randall Kleiser - Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Howard Hesseman, Joey Cramer

TARGET - CBS Motion Pictures - Feature Film (USA Portion) - Director: Arthur Penn - Starring: Gene Hackman, Matt Dillon

PLACES IN THE HEART - Tri-Star Pictures - Feature Film (Live music & sound effects recording) - Director: Robert Benton - Starring: Sally Field, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, John Malkovich

LONE WOLF MCQUADE - Orion Pictures - Feature Film - Director: Steve Carver - Starring: Chuck Norris, Barbara Carrera, David Carradine

SPLIT IMAGE - Polygram - Feature Film - Director: Ted Kotcheff - Starring: James Woods, Karen Allen, Michael O'Keefe, Elizabeth Ashley, Brian Dennehy, Peter Fonda, Peter Horton

DEADLY BLESSING - Polygram - Feature Film - Director: Wes Craven - Starring: Sharon Stone, Ernest Borgnine, Lois Nettleton, Lisa Hartmann

DALLAS - Lorimar Television - Series (Season One) - Directors: Leonard Katzman, Irving Moore, Vince McEveety, Corey Allen - Starring: Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy, Etc. Etc.

Plus dozens of additional commercials, documentaries, MOWs, miniseries, series, and feature films.


  • Academy Award Nomination, Best Sound Mixing
  • Emmy Award Nomination, Best Sound Mixing
    "The Kennedys of Massachusetts" (Mini-Series)

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