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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Zemeckis  

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Born: 1945 in Chicago

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Born in Chicago

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Zemeckis is a director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. He received an Academy Award nomination (with Robert Gale), for best original screenplay, 1986, for Back to the Future; A Golden Globe Award, best director, Academy Award, best director, and NATO/ShoWest's Director of the Year Award, all 1995, all for Forrest Gump. In 2004 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Back to the future: [screenplay]
ISBN: B0007145HG

Script Collectors Service]. 1984

1941: Screenplay
ISBN: B00071AKKM

Screenplay Library Services. 1978

Used cars
ISBN: B00072UJ8Y

Columbia Pictures. 1979


Awards

-- Director of such films as Romancing the Stone, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and Forrest Gump.Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2004.