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Robert Benton was born on September 29, 1932 in Waxahachie, Texas, USA as Robert Douglas Benton. He is a writer and director, known for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and Superman (1978). See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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(1979)
(1967)
Superman Writer
(1978)
(1984)

Filmography

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  North of Cheyenne (screenplay) (announced)
 2005 The Ice Harvest (screenplay)
 1998 Twilight (written by)
 1994 Nobody's Fool (screenplay)
 1987 Nadine (written by)
 1984 Places in the Heart (written by)
 1982 Still of the Night (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer (written for the screen by)
 1978 Superman (screenplay)
 1977 The Late Show (written by)
 1975 It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (TV Movie) (based on libretto by)
 1972 Bad Company (written by)
 1972 Oh! Calcutta! (contributions)
 1972 What's Up, Doc? (screenplay)
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man... (written by)
 1967 Bonnie and Clyde (written by)
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Other Works:

Oh! Calcutta! (1969). Musical revue. Conceived by Kenneth Tynan. Contributions by Samuel Beckett, Jules Feiffer, Dan Greenburg, John Lennon, Jacques Levy [earliest Broadway credit], Leonard Melfi, David Newman, Robert Benton, Sam Shepard, Clovis Trouille, Kenneth Tynan and Sherman Yellen. Music and Lyrics, The Open Window: ... See more »

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Parents:

Benton, Ellery Douglass | Benton, Dorothy
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Twilight is about getting older and relationships - not about a murder mystery. It's about love when you reach a certain age; nothing is in primary colors. See more »

Trivia:

When Benton first moved to New York to attend Columbia University, he shared an apartment in a Turtle Bay brownstone directly opposite 244 East 49th Street, a four-story brownstone that had been home to Katharine Hepburn for decades. One winter morning, Benton had the rare privilege of observing Hepburn kiss Spencer Tracy goodbye at her front door, before he was whisked off in a waiting limousine See more »

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