Robert Benton
Date of Birth
Sep 29, 1932
Birth Place:
Waxahachie, TX


Director and screenwriter Robert Benton may not have achieved the legendary mainstream status associated with his peers Scorsese and Coppola, but this idiosyncratic filmmaker and screenwriter has had more than his share of major successes on the silver screen. Benton's best-known film as a director is Kramer vs. Kramer, the 1979 winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Direction and Best...