Oliver Robins

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Oliver began his career in the film industry at the age of ten, starring in "Poltergeist", executive-produced by Steven Spielberg. After acting in various film and television roles, he moved behind the camera. At the age of fifteen, he wrote, directed and produced The Crystal, which won first prize at the French "Les Mesnil-le-Roi" Film Festival. ... See full bio »


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  Hollywood Laundromat (post-production)
Rudolph Meyerstone
 2021 The Rideshare Killer (post-production)
Billy Smith
 2022 Frankly Speaking (TV Series)
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 2019 Celebrity Crush
Jonathan Blaklee
 2008 Man Overboard
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side
Robbie Freeling
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Toby Michaels (segment "Monsters!")
- Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) ... Toby Michaels (segment "Monsters!")
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
Jimmy Wilson
 1982 Don't Go to Sleep (TV Movie)
 1982 Poltergeist
Robbie Freeling
 1982 Million Dollar Infield (TV Movie)
Aaron Miller
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While filming the scene in Poltergeist where the clown doll comes alive and tries to pull him under his bed, Oliver went through a near-death experience. When the puppet arms wrapped themselves around his neck, he was unable to breathe and began choking. Steven Spielberg thought he was acting (he even yelled "Keep going! You're doing great!"). It was not until Spielberg saw his face turn blue ... See more »

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