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Robert Zemeckis


A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect vehicles (Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Back to... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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(1985)
Forrest Gump Director
(1994)
Contact Producer
(1997)
Flight Producer
(2012)

Filmography

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  The King (producer) (announced)
  School for Scumbags (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2020 The Witches (producer) (pre-production)
 2020 BIOS (producer) (pre-production)
  What/If (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
  Steel Soldiers (producer)
 2019 Project Blue Book (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Washington Merry-Go-Round (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Abduction (2019) ... (executive producer)
- War Games (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Scoutmaster (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Green Fireballs (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018-2019 Manifest (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Estimated Time of Departure (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Hard Landing (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Upgrade (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Cleared for Approach (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Vanishing Point (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Welcome to Marwen (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018 Medal of Honor (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Clinton Romesha (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ty Carter (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Hiroshi M. Miyamura (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Edward Carter (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Sylvester Antolak (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Mabel, Mabel, Tiger Trainer (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Elemental: Hydrogen Vs. Hindenburg (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 Allied (producer - produced by)
 2015/II The Walk (producer - produced by)
 2012 Bound by Flesh (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/I Flight (producer)
 2011 Back for the Future (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Real Steel (executive producer)
 2011 Mars Needs Moms (producer)
 2010 Behind the Burly Q (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 A Christmas Carol (producer)
 2007 Beowulf (producer)
 2007 The Reaping (producer)
 2006 Monster House (executive producer)
 2006 Last Holiday (executive producer)
 2005 House of Wax (producer)
 2004 The Polar Express (producer)
 2003 Gothika (producer)
 2003 Matchstick Men (executive producer)
 2002 Ghost Ship (producer)
 2002 Ritual (producer)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (producer)
 2000 Cast Away (producer)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (producer)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (producer)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- People's Choice (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Ultimate Weapon (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Snap Ending (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Panic (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Planely Possible (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Contact (producer)
 1996 Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House (TV Series) (executive producer - 1997)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (executive producer)
 1989-1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes)
- The Third Pig (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Ear Today... Gone Tomorrow (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Confession (1996) ... (executive producer)
- About Face (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Smoke Wrings (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 The Frighteners (executive producer)
 1995 W.E.I.R.D. World (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (executive producer)
 1993-1994 Tales from the Cryptkeeper (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Transylvania Express (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Ghost Ship (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Grounds for Horror (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Pleasant Screams (1993) ... (executive producer)
- While the Cat's Away (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Johnny Bago (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Spotting Elvis (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Johnny Saves the World (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Lady Madonna (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Big Top Bago (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Johnny's Golden Shaft (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Trespass (executive producer)
 1992 The Public Eye (executive producer)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (producer)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 Used Cars (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I can't see any reason why a dramatic story can't be in 3-D. I think Lawrence of Arabia (1962) would have been fabulous in 3-D. See more »

Trivia:

Has in his archives a letter of rejection from every studio rejecting Back to the Future (1985), because they thought it was too soft for the type of teen movie at the time, except for Disney who thought it was too racy. See more »

Trademark:

During scenes in his films which are shot at night, and outside, he has all cement fixtures and streets soaked with water, for dramatic effect See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Taurus

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