Bob Rafelson biography

Bob Rafelson

Film director

1933 –

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Who is Bob Rafelson?

Robert Rafelson, known as Bob Rafelson, is an American film director, writer and producer. He was an early member of the New Hollywood movement in the 1970s and is most famous for directing and co-writing the film Five Easy Pieces, starring Jack Nicholson, as well as being 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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Born
Feb 21, 1933
New York City
Also known as
  • Robert Rafelson
  • Robert "Bob" Rafelson
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Dartmouth College
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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