Bob Rafelson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer | * 02/21/1933 (87) | New York City, New York, USA
Robert Rafelson (born February 21, 1933) is an American film director, writer and producer. He is regarded as one of the founders of the New Hollywood movement in the 1970s. Among his best-known films are Five Easy Pieces (1970), The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), and The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981). He was also one of the creators of the pop group and TV series The Monkees with Raybert/BBS Productions partner Bert Schneider. His first wife was the production designer Toby Carr Rafelson. His eldest son is songwriter Peter Rafelson, who co-wrote the hit song "Open Your Heart" for Madonna. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Bob Rafelson

Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Bob Rafelson as Actor(7)

TV Shows/Series with Bob Rafelson as Actor(1)

Movies with Bob Rafelson as Crew(26)

Directing/Director2002 No Good Deed
Directing/Director1998 Poodle Springs
Directing/Director1996 Tales of Erotica
Directing/Director1996 Blood and Wine
Writing/Story1996 Blood and Wine
Directing/Director1994 Wet
Directing/Director1992 Man Trouble
Directing/Director1990 Mountains of the Moon
Writing/Screenplay1990 Mountains of the Moon
Directing/Director1987 Black Widow
Directing/Director1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Production/Producer1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Directing/Director1976 Stay Hungry
Writing/Screenplay1976 Stay Hungry
Production/Producer1976 Stay Hungry
Directing/Director1972 The King of Marvin Gardens
Writing/Writer1972 The King of Marvin Gardens
Production/Producer1972 The King of Marvin Gardens
Production/Producer1971 The Last Picture Show
Directing/Director1970 Five Easy Pieces
Writing/Story1970 Five Easy Pieces
Production/Producer1970 Five Easy Pieces
Directing/Director1968 Head
Writing/Writer1968 Head
Production/Producer1968 Head

TV Shows/Series with Bob Rafelson as Crew(4)

Directing/Director1966 The Monkees
Writing/Writer1966 The Monkees
Production/Producer1966 The Monkees
Production/Producer1963 The Greatest Show on Earth

Born: Tuesday, 02/21 1933 (February) in New York City (current age: 87 years + 219 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Dartmouth College, Horace Mann School
Children: Peter Rafelson
Bob Rafelson frequently works together with these people:
Jack Nicholson (10x, Actor)
Peter Bogdanovich (7x, Actor)
Micky Dolenz (6x, Actor)
Ellen Burstyn (5x, Actress)
Greg Carson (5x, Crew)
Mike Figgis (4x, Crew)
Carole Eastman (4x, Crew)
Harold Schneider (4x, Crew)
Michael Small (4x, Crew)
Dennis Hopper (3x, Actor)
Sting (3x, Actor)
Henry Beckman (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10572, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 09/08/2020