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Robert Marta Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Pasadena, California, USA
Died in Bozeman, Montana, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Bob Marta was born in Pasadena, California, son of Jack and Grace Marta. He was a 1966, graduate from Montana State University (Beta Rho Chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity).

Bob worked in the Motion Picture industry as a Camera Operator and was the Founding President of the Society of Operating Cameramen (S.O.C.). During his tenor at the S.O.C., Bob helped countless children through the Children's Hospital Vision care of California.

After Bob returned to Bozeman he was proud to be a member of the Masonic Bozeman lodge #18 and the Bagdad Shrine. He was honored to have helped thousands of children through the Spokane Shrine Children's Hospital.

Marta's started his Hollywood career as an uncredited assistant cameraman on Diamonds Are Forever, the 1971 film that was the last of Sean Connery's original five-film run as James Bond. He went on to work on such 1970s films as Tom Laughlin's indie sequels The Trial of Billy Jack and Billy Jack Goes to Washington; Norman Jewison's ... And Justice for All, starring Al Pacino; and three Carl Reiner-helmed comedies: Oh, God! starring George Burns and John Denver; and The One and Only, starring Henry Winkler; and Steve Martin's memorable breakout yarn The Jerk.

Marta did some TV work during the early 1980s - including Fantasy Island, more than a dozen episodes of Hart to Hart

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jaime Vermeulen

Trivia (1)

President Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC) 1981-1985. Of the original seven founding fathers of the SOC. 1996 Recipient of the Presidents Award, "CAMMY", at the annual Lifetime Achievement Awards.

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