Robert Child

Robert Child

additional crew, visual effects, producer

Robert Child was born on Feb 09, 1963 in USA. Robert Child's big-screen debut came with The Concert for New York City directed by Louis J. Horvitz in 2001. Robert Child is known for USS Franklin: Honor Restored directed by Robert Child, Dale Dye stars as Narrator and George Sippel as Self - USS Franklin Crew Member. Robert Child has got 11 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award Robert Child achieved is Philafilm - Philadelphia International Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Robert Child plays is Weather and Warfare: Millennia to Modern Time which will be released on May 01, 2022.

Robert Child is an Emmy® nominated screenwriter, director, actor and published author with Penguin/Random House and Bloomsbury PLC.He has directed films all over the world including; Canada, UK, France and Belgium. Child, has garnered more than 25 writing and directing awards and is one of only a handful of directors whose work has screened in the Congress of the United States.The caliber of Child's work has attracted leading Hollywood "name" collaborators. Hal Holbrook narrated Silent Wings, which featured Walter Cronkite and Andy Rooney. Civil War theatrical director, Ronald F. Maxwell, (Gettysburg, Gods & Generals) narrated Child's Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom. Corey Reynolds (The Terminal, The Closer) narrated The Wereth Eleven and actor Dale Dye, Stephen Spielberg's Senior Military Advisor on Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers narrated Child's, USS Franklin: Honor Restored, film in 2011. Child's work has consistently been singled out and honored as among the best of the best. Both his first two feature film screenplays "Hamilton" and "Blood Betrayal" reached the finals in two separate screen writing competitions. "Hamilton" was declared an "Official Finalist" in the 2011 Hollywood Screenplay Contest and "Blood Betrayal" reached the semi-finals in the 27th Write Movies International Writing Contest out of thousands of entries.Out of the 850 entries in the history category at the 2006 World Fest Houston Film Festival, Child's, Lincoln and Lee at Antietam, was the lone recipient of the Special Jury Award. In 2011 his film, The Wereth Eleven, which was nominated for an Emmy® also won the highest honor at the GI Film Festival in Washington DC, the Founders Choice Award. This highly regarded festival receives more than two thousand film submissions each year.In 2011, the survivor's association of the WWII aircraft carrier, USS Franklin, singled Child out for Honorary Crew Membership aboard the most decorated vessel in US Naval history. USS Franklin Museum Association President, H. Prentice Baptiste, wrote, "We wish to extend to you membership as a full fledged crew member of the USS Franklin for your work in setting the record straight of the heroic effort in saving one of the great ships of the U.S. Navy in World War II and your name will be permanently inscribed on the official crew roster."

  • Birthday

    Feb 09, 1963
  • Place of Birth

    Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Known For


11 wins & 1 nominations

Philafilm - Philadelphia International Film Festival
Winner - Gold Award
The Wereth Eleven (2011)
GI Film Festival - Washington, DC/Virginia
The Wereth Eleven (2011)
Winner - Founder's Choice
The Wereth Eleven (2011)
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