Date of Birth: May 14, 1951. Ethnicity: *Lithuanian (father) *Italian (mother) Robert Zemeckis is an American filmmaker, director, writer, and producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Forrest Gump (1994). Robert is the son of Rose (Nespeca) and Alphonse Zemeckis. He is married to actress Leslie Zemeckis.
Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter who is frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects.He first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director of Romancing the Stone (1984) and the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy, as well as the live-action/animated comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988).
A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films).Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect vehicles (Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Back to the Future (1985)).
Several say that he was raised in a Catholic home. One or two sites list the name Zemeckis as a Lithuanian origin, and still one or two more suggest that it's Greek. A couple of sites outright say...
AKA Robert Lee Zemeckis. Born: 14-May-1952 Birthplace: Chicago, IL. Gender: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Film Director Party Affiliation: Democratic. Nationality: United States Executive summary: Back To The Future. Robert Zemeckis was born and raised in Chicago, and began making 8mm films while he was in high school.
Robert Zemeckis, American director and screenwriter known for crowd-pleasing films that often made innovative use of special effects, such as Back to the Future (1985), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Forrest Gump (1994), and The Polar Express (2004). Learn more about his life and career in this article.
Robert Zemeckis: List of Articles. Jtube: Back to the Future Part II. by Robert Zemeckis. What would have been the harm if Marty had used the almanac to win a few bets?
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Born in Joniskes, Lithuania in 1929 to a Jewish family, Laurence Harvey and his family fled to South Africa in 1934. As a teenager, he joined the South African army, working in the entertainment unit. He then began acting and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.