Robert Zemeckis


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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 34 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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

Filmography

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  Tooned Out (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  School for Scumbags (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The King (producer) (pre-production)
 2020 The Witches (producer - p.g.a.) (post-production)
 2020 BIOS (producer) (post-production)
  Steel Soldiers (producer)
 2018-2020 Manifest (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Icing Conditions (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Call Sign (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Unaccompanied Minors (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Course Deviation (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Airplane Bottles (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019-2020 Project Blue Book (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Operation Mainbrace (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Broken Arrow (2020) ... (executive producer)
- What Lies Beneath (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Curse of the Skinwalker (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Close Encounters (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019 What/If (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- What Now (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Welcome to Marwen (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018 Medal of Honor (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Clint Romesha (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ty M. Carter (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Edward Carter (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Sylvester Antolak (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Elemental: Hydrogen Vs. Hindenburg (TV Series) (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 - produced by)
 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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Alternate Names:

Bob Zemeckis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I feel that one of the reasons I enjoy having films that are historical or revisionist history or a period film is because I think it's one of the things that cinema can do best. It can do it [well] in two areas. One is that you can recreate the past in a movie and present it in a fictional way, because we know what it looked like. And the second reason is, by having time pass, you can examine ... See more »

Trivia:

Three of the actors he has worked with have acted on camera for one of his films and provided a character voice in another film. Kurt Russell, who appeared in Used Cars (1980), provided the voice of Elvis Presley in Forrest Gump (1994). He has also played Elvis in a made-for-TV film for John Carpenter. Charles Fleischer, who voiced Roger Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), also played a ... See more »

Trademark:

[Music] Often uses Alan Silvestri for his pictures See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Taurus

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