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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Zemeckis  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Chicago, Illinois

-- Robert Zemeckis on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

* Born in Chicago

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Zemeckis is a director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. He received an Academy Award nomination (with Robert Gale), for best original screenplay, 1986, for Back to the Future; A Golden Globe Award, best director, Academy Award, best director, and NATO/ShoWest's Director of the Year Award, all 1995, all for Forrest Gump. In 2004 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Back to the future: [screenplay]
ISBN: B0007145HG

Script Collectors Service]. 1984

1941: Screenplay

Screenplay Library Services. 1978

Used cars
ISBN: B00072UJ8Y

Columbia Pictures. 1979


Director of such films as Romancing the Stone, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and Forrest Gump. Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2004.

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