Bob Rafelson

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Birthday
21, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1933 (age 85)
Birthplace
New York

About

Co-writer and director of Five Easy Pieces and one of the creators of the popular TV series The Monkees.

Before Fame

He had several odd jobs before entering the film industry, including riding in a rodeo in Arizona and playing in a jazz band in Acapulco.

Trivia

He produced Easy Rider and its success provided him with the funds to pursue more ambitious projects like Five Easy Pieces.

Family Life

His son was songwriter Peter Rafelson.

Associated With

His 1976 film Stay Hungry starred a young Arnold Schwarzenegger as the bodybuilder Joe Santo.