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Robert Greenwald

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Date of Birth: 1943 , August-28
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Robert Greenwald

1943 Born in New York City, New York
1968 Directed the play The People Vs Ranchman
1972 Became the theater director at the Mark Taper Forum
1977 Produced 21 Hours at Munich
1980 Directed Xanadu
2004 Directed the full length documentary, Uncovered: The War on Iraq
1981 Won The Christopher Award
2007 Won Norman Felton and Denise Aubuchon Humanitaria
1977 Won Primetime Emmy Awards

Detail Timeline of Robert Greenwald

August 28 , 1943

Born in New York City, New York

Zealous and industrious, Robert Greenwald was born in the mid 1940s in New York City, New York, United States of America. He was born to Harold Greenwald and Ruth Greenwald. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

 

1968

Directed the play The People Vs Ranchman

His childhood dream was film making. 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.

1972

Became the theater director at the Mark Taper Forum

In the early 1970s, he moved to Los Angeles, he was busy at the Mark Taper Forum directing theater plays. After working there for several years, he began his career as a director for television, establishing first Moonlight Productions.

1977

Produced 21 Hours at Munich

After directing several theater plays, he entered into the television world as a producer in 1977. In 1977, he produced the TV movie 21 Hours at Munich. He is also known for being the producer of the movie Steal This Movie!. 

1980

Directed Xanadu

Robert Greenwald is a filmmaker from United States. 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.

2004

Directed the full length documentary, Uncovered: The War on Iraq

He has not only directed movies and theater plays in his life but also several short and full length documentaries. In 2004, he directed his first full length documentary Uncovered: The War on Iraq. That year, he also directed 2004Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism. 

1981

Won The Christopher Award

In 1981, he was honored with The Christopher Award for the first time in his life. He has also been awarded with the Maggie Award from Planned Parenthood Federation and Office of the Americas once in his life. 

2007

Won Norman Felton and Denise Aubuchon Humanitaria

In 2006, he received his first Liberty Hill Foundation's Upton Sinclair Award. Next year, he was honored with the Norman Felton and Denise Aubuchon Humanitarian award. He has also once been awarded with Courage in Media (California) Award.

1977

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the film industry. He has been nominated in this award several times in his life. He got his first nomination in this award in 1977 for Outstanding Special - Drama or Comedy. 

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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.