Bob Rafelson

Bob Rafelson

producer, director, writer

Bob Rafelson was born on Feb 21, 1933 in USA. Bob Rafelson's big-screen debut came with Head directed by Bob Rafelson in 1968. Bob Rafelson is known for Mountains of the Moon directed by Bob Rafelson, Patrick Bergin stars as Richard Burton and Iain Glen as John Hanning Speke. Bob Rafelson has got 3 awards and 10 nominations so far. The most recent award Bob Rafelson achieved is Taormina International Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Bob Rafelson plays is No Good Deed which will be released on Nov 20, 2014.

Bob Rafelson was 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 Cinq pièces faciles (1970), The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), and Le facteur sonne toujours deux fois (1981). He was also one of the creators of the pop group and TV series The Monkees (1966).Rafelson's debut as a director was Head, a feature film starring the Monkees. Co-written with friend Jack Nicholson, and featuring appearances by Nicholson, Victor Mature, Teri Garr, Carol Doda, Annette Funicello, Frank Zappa, Sonny Liston, Timothy Carey, Ray Nitschke, and Dennis Hopper. Rafelson did six films with Jack Nicholson, Head (1968), Cinq pièces faciles (1970), The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), Le facteur sonne toujours deux fois (1981), Man Trouble (1992), and Blood & Wine (1996).

  • Birthday

    Feb 21, 1933
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA

Known For


3 wins & 10 nominations

Taormina International Film Festival
Winner - Taormina Arte Award
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
Best Director
Winner - NYFCC Award
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