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Robert Moore is a Actor, Director and Editor American born on 7 august 1927 at Detroit (USA)

Robert Moore

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Nationality USA
Birth 7 august 1927 at Detroit (USA)
Death 10 may 1984 (at 56 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Drama Desk Award, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director

Robert Moore (February 1, 1927 – May 10, 1984) was an American stage, film and television director and actor.


Born in Detroit, Michigan, Moore is best known for his direction of the ground-breaking play The Boys in the Band, his Broadway productions (which garnered him five Tony Award nominations), and his collaborations - three plays and three films - with Neil Simon, including the classic detective spoof, Murder By Death.

As an actor, he played a disabled gay man opposite Liza Minnelli in the 1970 drama Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon, appeared in two episodes of Valerie Harper's sitcom Rhoda (for which he also directed 26 episodes), in one episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show (as Phyllis' brother) and was a regular on Diana Rigg's short-lived 1973 sitcom. His other television directing credits include The Bob Newhart Show and the 1976 production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Laurence Olivier, and Maureen Stapleton.

Moore died of AIDS-related pneumonia in New York City.

Usually with

Ray Stark
Ray Stark
(3 films)
James Coco
James Coco
(3 films)
Neil Simon
Neil Simon
(3 films)
Peter Falk
Peter Falk
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Robert Moore (8 films)

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Endless Love, 1h56
Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight, Don Murray, Richard Kiley, Beatrice Straight
Roles Dr Miller
Rating49% 2.4549952.4549952.4549952.4549952.454995
In suburban Chicago, teenagers Jade Butterfield (Brooke Shields) and David Axelrod (Martin Hewitt) fall in love after they are introduced by Jade's brother Keith (James Spader). Jade's family is known in their community for a bohemian lifestyle, allowing them to develop an all-consuming and passionate relationship; including allowing the two to make love in Jade's bedroom. In contrast to the openness of her family, David's home life is dull; his parents are wealthy political activists who are not actively involved in his life.
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon, 1h53
Directed by Otto Preminger
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about disabilities
Actors Liza Minnelli, Robert Moore, Ken Howard, James Coco, Kay Thompson, Fred Williamson
Roles Warren
Rating61% 3.050323.050323.050323.050323.05032
The film stars Liza Minnelli as the title character Junie Moon, a girl whose face is scarred in a vicious battery acid attack by her boyfriend (Ben Piazza). Later in an institution, she meets a man with epilepsy (Ken Howard), and a gay paraplegic who uses a wheelchair (Robert Moore). Disabled, but not down, they live together in an older, rented house and bond, determined to prove themselves and to help each other.
Recoil (1953)
, 1h19
Directed by John Gilling
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Kieron Moore, Elizabeth Sellars, Edward Underdown, John Horsley, Robert Raglan, Martin Benson
Roles Roger
Rating62% 3.1001053.1001053.1001053.1001053.100105
When thieves rob and murder her jeweller father, Jean Talbot resolves to bring them to justice by posing as a criminal and infiltrating their gang. She builds up evidence against her father's murderer by pretending to be in love with him.


Chapter Two, 2h4
Directed by Robert Moore
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors James Caan, Marsha Mason, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper, Alan Fudge, Debra Mooney
Rating60% 3.003133.003133.003133.003133.00313
George Schneider is an author living in New York City whose hours are occupied by his work, by softball games in the park and visits from his married brother Leo, a press agent who has been trying to introduce widower George to eligible women. George's emotions are still raw from the death of his wife, and he continues to be reminded of her.
The Cheap Detective, 1h32
Directed by Robert Moore
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Actors Peter Falk, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Louise Fletcher, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan
Rating64% 3.2488653.2488653.2488653.2488653.248865
Lou Peckinpaugh (Peter Falk), a bumbling San Francisco private detective, tries to prove himself innocent of his partner's murder while helping a bizarre array of characters recover a lost treasure. The film spoofs Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, Chinatown, and To Have and Have Not. The scene in the restaurant with Peckinpaugh and Pepe Damascus mocks the opening scene of The Big Sleep.
Murder by Death, 1h34
Directed by Robert Moore
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Actors Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Elsa Lanchester
Rating73% 3.6989753.6989753.6989753.6989753.698975
A group of five renowned detectives, each accompanied by a relative or associate, is invited to "dinner and a murder" by the mysterious Lionel Twain. Having lured his guests to his mansion managed by a blind butler named Jamessir Bensonmum, who is later joined by a deaf-mute cook named Yetta, Twain announces that it is in fact he who is the greatest detective in the world. In order to prove his claim, he challenges the guests to solve a murder which will take place at midnight; a reward of $1 million will be presented to the winner. The house is then electronically sealed off; doors, windows, etc.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1h40
Directed by Robert Moore
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Laurence Olivier, Maureen Stapleton, Jack Hedley, Mary Peach
Rating71% 3.579783.579783.579783.579783.57978
Dans une villa du sud des États-Unis, la famille se réunit pour fêter l'anniversaire du patriarche malade, Big Daddy.


Blood of Dracula, 1h8
Directed by Herbert L. Strock
Genres Horror
Themes Films about education, Dracula films, Vampires in film
Actors Susan Harrison, Malcolm Atterbury, Richard Devon, Don Devlin, Paul Maxwell
Roles Editor
Rating44% 2.217592.217592.217592.217592.21759
Six weeks after the death of her mother, Nancy Perkins' father (Thomas B. Henry) marries Doris (Jeanne Dean), and decides to enroll the eighteen-year-old Nancy (Sandra Harrison) into a boarding school, the Sherwood School for Girls. They are greeted by the principal, Mrs. Thorndyke (Mary Adams), who emphasizes to Nancy that the school is not a corrective institution but a private preparatory school with a very good reputation.