Robert Greenwald has been married twice in his life. He was first married to Nancy Greenwald. Nancy Greenwald is a screenwriter. As a husband and wife, they welcomed two children together. They got divorced. He is now married to Heidi Frey. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.
Robert Greenwald was interested in filmmaking since his young age. As a child, he was enrolled at High School of Performing Arts. He has been involved in directing since the late 1960s. In 1968, he directed a theater play The People Vs. Ranchman. Three years later, he directed A Long Time Coming and A Long Time Gone. After he moved to Los Angeles, he was busy at the Mark Taper Forum directing theater plays. In 1977, he produced the TV movie 21 Hours at Munich. That was the beginning of his career in the television. In 1980, he directed an American romantic musical fantasy film titled Xanadu. In 1980s, he directed several movies named The Burning Bed, Shattered Spirits and Sweet Hearts Dance. He is also well known for his work in several documentaries. In 2004, he directed his first full length documentary Uncovered: The War on Iraq. He is now aged 72 years old. His net worth is high.