Robert Banks Stewart

Robert Banks Stewart

writer, additional crew, producer

Robert Banks Stewart was born on Jul 16, 1931 in UK. Robert Banks Stewart's big-screen debut came with The Brain directed by Freddie Francis in 1962.

Robert Banks Stewart had an incredible career in British television drama, becoming one of its greatest ever writers, story editors and producers. He started writing in primary school, winning a Burns essay prize and contributing stories to local newspapers. At age 15, he left school to become an office boy at the Edinburgh Evening Dispatch. He did his National Service with Field Marshal Montgomery's peacetime staff. He then worked as a newspaper editor. By this time he had written several plays and done a stint as a radio commentator. He eventually left Scotland for a post as foreign corespondent for Illustrated magazine. When that publication folded, he joined the Rank Organisation, providing rewrites and producing movie and TV scripts.

  • Birthday

    Jul 16, 1931
  • Place of Birth

    Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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