Person Details

Birthday: 1934-11-23 03:56:45

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Movie Involvements: 32

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

Robert Towne, born Robert Bertram Schwartz, is an American screenwriter, producer, actor and director. His most notable work may be his Academy Award-winning original screenplay for Roman Polanski's Chinatown (1974). In 1984, he grew so unsatisfied with Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, he replaced his name on the credits with that of his dog, P.H. Vazak. Vazak subsequently became the first dog to ever win an Oscar nomination for screenwriting.

Most Famous Work

Mission: Impossible
Average
7

Mission: Impossible

(1996) Screenplay
Mission: Impossible II
Average
6

Mission: Impossible II

(2000) Screenplay
Chinatown
Average
8

Chinatown

(1974) Screenplay
Days of Thunder
Average
6

Days of Thunder

(1990) Screenplay
The Firm
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7

The Firm

(1993) Screenplay
Bonnie and Clyde
Average
8

Bonnie and Clyde

(1967) Writer
The Outer Limits
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8

The Outer Limits

(1963) Writer
Frantic
Average
7

Frantic

(1988) Screenplay

Acting

Writing

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2006 Director
1998 Director
1988 Director
1982 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1987 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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