Robert Altman

Robert Altman

Actor, Director, Producer, Editor, Writer

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Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director and screenwriter known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a stylized perspective. In 2006, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized his body of work with an Academy Honorary Award.

His films MASH, Nashville and McCabe and Mrs. Miller have been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

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Birthday

Feb. 20, 1925

Place of birth

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Known for

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Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker

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Frank Capra's American Dream

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Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession

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A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin

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The Perfect Crime

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