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Robert Evans (I)


Raised on Manhattan's Upper West Side (his father was a dentist with a thriving practice in Harlem), Evans began his show-business career as a teenage radio act or. After flopping in his first attempt at movie acting, he took a job promoting sales of ladies' slacks for Evan-Picone, the clothing company founded and run by his brother. Some years ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Chinatown
Chinatown Producer
(1974)
Popeye
Popeye Producer
(1980)
Marathon Man
Marathon Man Producer
(1976)
The Saint
The Saint Producer
(1997)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (22 credits)
  The White Death (producer) (announced)
 2016 Urban Cowboy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 HEYBABE!!! (TV Series short) (producer)
 2005 Better Born (Short) (producer)
 2003 Kid Notorious (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The F-You Soup (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (producer)
 1999 The Out-of-Towners (producer)
 1997 The Saint (producer)
 1996 The Phantom (producer)
 1995 Jade (producer)
 1993 Sliver (producer)
 1990 The Two Jakes (producer)
 1984 The Cotton Club (producer)
 1980 Popeye (producer)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (producer)
 1979 Players (producer)
 1977 Black Sunday (producer)
 1976 Marathon Man (producer)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II (executive producer - uncredited)
 1974 Chinatown (producer)
 1972 The Godfather (executive producer - uncredited)
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Other Works:

Radio: Appeared in the series "Archie Andrews", 1940s. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Evans | Robert J. Evans

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've always been a gambler; I've always taken risks. Anyone who says you will always win if you take a risk is a liar, because it's not a risk then. See more »

Trivia:

After shepherding such hits as Love Story (1970) and The Godfather (1972) to the screen, but not sharing in the profits, Evans--then Paramount Pictures production chief--inveigled Charlie Bluhdorn, the head of conglomerate Gulf+Western which owned Paramount, into allowing him to personally produce movies like the old-time moguls. Pleased that Evans had turned Paramount from a money-loser into the... See more »

Trademark:

Long hair See more »

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Cancer

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