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Robbie Knott (1945–2018)

Robbie Knott was born in 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Muppet Movie (1979), Donnie Darko (2001) and Dante's Peak (1997). He died on June 29, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, USA. See full bio »


(age 73) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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Known For

The Muppet Movie Special Effects
Donnie Darko Special Effects
Dante's Peak Special Effects
Repo Man Special Effects


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 2006 For Your Consideration (special effects coordinator: The Effects Group)
 2006 Red Riding Hood (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Category 7: The End of the World (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 2002 The Deluge (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (special effects supervisor - as Robert L. Knott)
 2002/I First Light (Short) (special effects foreman)
 2001 Life as a House (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Donnie Darko (special effects coordinator)
 1999 The Book of Stars (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Atomic Train (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1999) ... (special effects coordinator - as Robbie Knot)
- Part 1 (1999) ... (special effects coordinator - as Robbie Knot)
 1999 Edtv (special effects coordinator)
 1998 The Odd Couple II (special effects coordinator - as Robert L. Knott)
 1998 Firestorm (special effects technician: Los Angeles - as Robert Knott)
 1997 Dante's Peak (special effects foreman: second unit)
 1996 Countdown (special effects)
 1996 Pandora's Clock (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... (special effects coordinator)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (special effects)
 1995 Born to Be Wild (special effects coordinator)
 1994 The Pagemaster (special effects coordinator: live action)
 1994 Cabin Boy (special effects coordinator - as Robert Knott)
 1992 Raising Cain (special effects coordinator)
 1991 Voyager (special effects)
 1990 Dances with Wolves (chief special effects)
 1989 Checking Out (special effects coordinator)
 1989 Field of Dreams (special effects)
 1988 Miracle Mile (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Journey to the Center of the Earth (special effects coordinator)
 1987 In the Mood (special effects)
 1987 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Bride of Boogedy (1987) ... (special effects)
 1986 Circle of Violence: A Family Drama (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1983-1984 Remington Steele (TV Series) (special effects - 16 episodes)
- Elementary Steele (1984) ... (special effects)
- Hounded Steele (1984) ... (special effects)
- Woman of Steele (1984) ... (special effects)
- Dreams of Steele (1984) ... (special effects)
- Molten Steele (1984) ... (special effects)
 1984 Repo Man (special effects - as Robby Knott)
 1980 Ultra Flesh (special effects - as Robbi Knott)
 1979 The Muppet Movie (special effects)
 1979 The Dark (special effects - as Robby Knott)
 1979 The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1978 Night Cries (TV Movie) (special effects - as Robby Knott)
 1977 Halloween with the New Addams Family (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
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Alternate Names:

Robbie Knot | Robbi Knott | Robby Knott | Robert L. Knott | Robert Knott

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He grew up near the Paramount lot, where his mother was an assistant to legendary costume designer Edith Head. See more »

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