Bob Rafelson BioGraphy

Bob Rafelson BioGraphy:  Bob Rafelson’s real name is Robert Rafelson, who was an American film director as well as a writer and producer. The producer is considered one of the key figures in the founding of the New Hollywood movement in the 1970s. He is also the director and screenwriter of Wet in 1995. In the same year he was the director of Picture Windows. In 1996, he was the director of Blood and Wine. In 1998, he was the director of Poodle Springs. In 2002, he was the director of No Good Deed.

Bob Rafelson BioGraphy

Robert Rafelson took his little steps in this world for the first time on 21 February 1933 in New York, New York, United States in a Jewish family. His birth sign is Pisces and he had American nationality. His father was a hat ribbon maker. Robert Rafelson took admission in Trinity-Pawling School to do his schooling. His school is a boarding school in Pawling, New York. He graduated from here in 1950. When he was a teenager, he often ran away from home to pursue an adventurous lifestyle. That included riding in a rodeo in Arizona and playing in a jazz band in Acapulco. He took admission in Dartmouth College for his college from where he studied philosophy. After studying from here, he joined the US Army and was posted in Japan. This producer worked as a disc jockey in Japan.


Robert Rafelson started his career in 1968. He was also the director, screenwriter and producer of Head (American satirical musical adventure film) in 1968. In 1970, he was also the director, screenwriter and producer of Five Easy Pieces. In 1972, he was also the director, screenwriter and producer of The King of Marvin Gardens. In 1976, he was also the director, screenwriter and producer of Stay Hungry. In 1981, he was the director and producer of The Postman Always Rings Twice. In the same year he is also the director and screenwriter of Modesty. In 1987, he was the director of Black Widow. He is also the director and screenwriter of Mountains of the Moon in 1990. Was the director of Man Trouble in 1992.

Career As A producer

Robert Rafelson started his producer career in 1969. He produced the film Easy Rider in 1969. In 1971, he produced The Last Picture Show. In 1974 he produced Hearts and Minds.

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Real Name Robert Rafelson
Nick Name Bob
Date Of Death 23 July 2022
Date Of Birth 21 February 1933
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
New York United States
  •  Film director
  • Writer
  • Producer
Zodiac sign Pisces
Father Name Under Review
Mother Name Under Review
Sister Name Under Review
Brother Name  Donald Rafelson
Children Name
  • Julie Rafelson
  • Peter Rafelson
  • Harper Rafelson
  • E.O. Rafelson
Wife Name Gabrielle Taurek (m. 1999)
School Trinity-Pawling School
College  Dartmouth College
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
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  •  In centimeters- 179 cm
  • In meters- 1.79 m
  • In Feet Inches- 5.10
Body type Fit
Weight 82 Kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest size 40 inches
Waist  size 32 Inches
Biceps size 18 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Wife Name Gabrielle Taurek (m. 1999)
Ex- Wife Name Toby Carr Rafelson (m. 1955–1977)
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Personal Life

Talking about Robert Rafelson’s personal life, he married Toby Carr Rafelson in 1955, who he divorced in 1977. Then he lived with his wife near Aspen, Colorado. The producer’s daughter died of injuries in August 1973 when a propane stove exploded at his Aspen home. Robert was diagnosed with cancer in 1973 but was cured after early treatment. Toby gave birth to Robert’s first son on 30 October 1960, whom he named Peter Rafelson. Who is also a Songwriter, Producer and Musician by profession at present. He married Gabrielle Taurek for the second time in 1999. Gabrielle gave birth to two sons, whom they named Harper Rafelson and E.O. Rafelson is placed.

Cause of Death

This producer died of lung cancer on July 23, 2022, at the age of 89, at his home in Aspen.

Net Worth

Talking about the net worth of Robert Rafelson, according to our information, his total assets are about five million dollars.

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