Biography

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Bruce Robinson (born 2 May 1946) is an English director, screenwriter, novelist and actor. He is arguably most famous for writing and directing the cult classic Withnail and I, a film with comic and tragic elements, set in London during the 1960s which drew on his experiences as ' a chronic alcoholic and resting actor, living in squalor' in Camden Town.

As an actor, he has worked with the likes of Franco Zeffirelli (on whom he based the character of Uncle Monty in Withnail and I), Ken Russell and François Truffaut. In 1998, he returned to acting with a cameo in the 70s rock rival film Still Crazy.

Robinson currently lives in Herefordshire with his wife, Sophie Windham, he has two children, Lily India (b. 1986) and Willoughby (b. 1994).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bruce Robinson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bruce Robinson (born 2 May 1946) is an English director, screenwriter, novelist and actor. He is arguably most famous for writing and directing the cult classic Withnail and I, a film with comic and tragic elements, set in London during the 1960s which drew on his experiences as ' a chronic alcoholic and resting actor, living in squalor' in Camden Town.

As an actor, he has worked with the likes of Franco Zeffirelli (on whom he based the character of Uncle Monty in Withnail and I), Ken Russell and François Truffaut. In 1998, he returned to acting with a cameo in the 70s rock rival film Still Crazy.

Robinson currently lives in Herefordshire with his wife, Sophie Windham, he has two children, Lily India (b. 1986) and Willoughby (b. 1994).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bruce Robinson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 20

Birthday 1946-05-02

Place of Birth Broadstairs, Kent, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 Withnail and Us as Himself
1998 Still Crazy as Brian Lovell
1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising as The Boil (Voice Only)
1977 Kleinhoff Hotel as Karl Axel
1977 The Brute as Mark
1977 Raffles(1 episode)
1976 Los viajes escolares as Óscar
1975 The Story of Adele H. as Lt Albert Pinson
1971 Private Road as Peter Morrissey
1970 The Devil's Widow as Alan
1970 The Music Lovers as Alexei Sofronov
1968 Romeo and Juliet as Benvolio

Writing

2011 The Rum DiaryScreenplay
2001 Egypt's Golden EmpireWriter
1999 In DreamsScreenplay
1998 Return to ParadiseScreenplay
1992 Jennifer EightScreenplay
1989 Fat Man and Little BoyScreenplay
1989 Fat Man and Little BoyWriter
1989 How to Get Ahead in AdvertisingScreenplay
1987 Withnail & IScreenplay
1984 The Killing FieldsScreenplay

Directing

2011 The Rum DiaryDirector
1992 Jennifer EightDirector
1989 How to Get Ahead in AdvertisingDirector
1987 Withnail & IDirector

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