Robert Clouse
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1928

Biography

Director Robert Clouse specialized in Hong Kong martial arts actioners and is best known for helming Bruce Lee's Enter the Dragon (1973). Before becoming a director, Clouse served in the military and was a still photographer for CBS television. In 1964, Clouse recieved a Golden Globe, an award at the Edinburgh Film Festival, and an Oscar nomination for his short feature The Legend of Jimmy Blue Eyes. He received a second Oscar nomination for his film The Cadillac which he wrote and directed. In 1972, he penned the screenplay for the Steven Spielberg-directed TV movie Something Evil. Clouse died of kidney failure in his Ashland, OR, home at age 68. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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