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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Santa Monica, California, USA  (pancreatic cancer)
Birth NameRobert Irwin Chartoff

Mini Bio (1)

Robert Chartoff was born on August 26, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Irwin Chartoff. He was a producer, known for Rocky (1976), Creed (2015) and Raging Bull (1980). He was married to Jenny Weyman-Cockle, Vanessa Howard and Phyllis Raphael. He died on June 10, 2015 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Jenny Weyman-Cockle (1992 - 10 June 2015) ( his death) ( 1 child)
Vanessa Howard (3 July 1970 - 1983) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Phyllis Raphael (1960 - 1970) ( divorced) ( 3 children)

Trivia (5)

Educated at Union College and Columbia University. Worked frequently with Irwin Winkler.
He and his wife, Jennifer Chartoff, have an adopted daughter Miranda. He has two other daughters, Julie and Jenifer Chartoff, and two sons, Billy and Charley Chartoff, from two previous marriages.
Established the RC Charitable Foundation in 1990 to award grants to international schools and other child agencies.
First worked for a theatrical agent in order to pay his way through medical school. However, he ended up abandoning medicine to study law at Columbia Law School. Upon graduation, he started his own law firm, specialising in talent management. Through this involvement he met Irwin Winkler, setting up the lucrative company Chartoff-Winkler Productions in 1965.

Personal Quotes (1)

I kind of believed we had something special. I never believed we would capture the whole world's imagination the way we did. (His reaction to the success of 'Rocky,' starring Sylvester Stallone.)

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