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Robert Benton

Born on September 29, 1932 in Waxahachie, TX
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Director and screenwriter Robert Benton may not have achieved the legendary mainstream status associated with his peers Scorsese and Coppola, but this idiosyncratic filmmaker and screenwriter has had more than his share of major successes on the ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1994 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Nobody's Fool Nominated
1985 Berlin International Film Festival Silver Bear for Best Director Places in the Heart Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Places in the Heart Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Places in the Heart Nominated
1984 Directors Guild of America Best Director Places in the Heart Nominated


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