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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 »

Known For

Back to the Future
(1985)
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Director
(1994)
Contact
Contact Producer
(1997)
Flight
Flight Producer
(2012)

Filmography

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  School for Scumbags (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2020 BIOS (producer) (pre-production)
  Project Blue Book (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 ... (executive producer)
 2019 Medal of Honor (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (post-production)
- Clinton Romesha (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Ty Carter (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Hiroshi M. Miyamura (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Edward Carter (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Sylvester Antolak (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Welcome to Marwen (producer) (post-production)
  Steel Soldiers (producer)
 2018 Manifest (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Mabel, Mabel, Tiger Trainer (Documentary) (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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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

No matter how many obstacles that are thrown in our path, there are ways to accept them and to live through them. Understand life's mysteries, - as mysteries to be lived. See more »

Trivia:

He directed Marc McClure and Wendie Jo Sperber in four films: I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978), Used Cars (1980), Back to the Future (1985) and Back to the Future Part III (1990). Wendie Jo Sperber also appeared in all four films. Although McClure filmed a scene for Back to the Future Part II (1989), this was cut. 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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