Robert Towne

Towne in 2006 Robert Towne (born Robert Bertram Schwartz; November 23, 1934) is an American screenwriter and director. He started with writing films for Roger Corman including ''The Tomb of Ligeia'' (1964). Later, he was a part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. He wrote the Academy Award-winning original screenplay for Roman Polanski's ''Chinatown'' (1974), which is widely considered one of the greatest screenplays. Towne also wrote the sequel, ''The Two Jakes'' (1990), and the Hal Ashby comedy-dramas ''The Last Detail'' (1973) and ''Shampoo'' (1975). He has collaborated with Tom Cruise on the films ''Days of Thunder'' (1990), ''The Firm'' (1993) and the first two installments of ''Mission: Impossible'' franchise (1996, 2000).

Towne directed the sports dramas ''Personal Best'' (1982) and ''Without Limits'' (1998), the crime thriller ''Tequila Sunrise'' (1988), and the romantic crime drama ''Ask the Dust'' (2006). Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Towne, Robert
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    by Towne, Robert
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    by Towne, Robert
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    by Towne, Robert D., 1866-1952
    Published 1970
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    Published 1984
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    Published 1982
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    Published 1998
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    Published 2014
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    Published 2018
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    Published 2017
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    Published 1981
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    Published 2006
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    Published 1988
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    Published 1999
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    Published 2003
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    Published 1999
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