Robert Benton

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Birthday
29, 1932
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Texas

About

Director of films such as The Late Show, Places in the Heart, and Kramer vs. Kramer, the latter earning him an Oscar for Best Director.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Texas and Columbia University.

Trivia

He directed the 2003 film The Human Stain starring Nicole Kidman and Anthony Hopkins. It was based on the 2000 novel by Philip Roth.

Family Life

He dated Gloria Steinem in the 1960s.

Associated With

He had a longtime friendship with Liz Smith.