Bob Rafelson
#206179 Overall Influence

Bob Rafelson

American film director


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Bob Rafelson is an American film director, writer and producer. He is regarded as one of the key figures in the founding of the New Hollywood movement in the 1970s. Among his best-known films as a director include those made as part of the company he cofounded, Raybert/BBS Productions, Five Easy Pieces and The King of Marvin Gardens , as well as acclaimed later films, The Postman Always Rings Twice and Mountains of the Moon . Other films he produced as part of BBS include two of the most significant films of the era, Easy Rider and The Last Picture Show . He was also one of the creators of the pop group and TV series The Monkees with BBS partner Bert Schneider. His first wife was the production designer Toby Carr Rafelson. His eldest son is songwriter Peter Rafelson, who co-wrote the hit song "Open Your Heart" for Madonna.

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Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College

University and liberal arts college in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States

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