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Oliver Robins


Oliver began his career in the film industry at the age of ten, starring in Steven Spielberg's "Poltergeist." 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. Upon graduating from ... See full bio »

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 2017 Devil's Whisper (story) / (written by)
 2007 You've Got a Friend (TV Movie)
 2004/I Wild Roomies
 2000 Dumped (Video)
 1999 Eating L.A. (writer)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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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