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Bob Rafelson, director of Five Easy Pieces, dies at 89

Robert Rafelson was born on February 21, 1933 in New York City. His father was a hat-maker and expected his sons to enter the family business. But Mr. Raffelson found inspiration in his screenwriter uncle Samson Rafelsonwho has worked with director Ernst Lubitsch on several films, including “Trouble in Paradise” and “The Shop Around the …

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Bob Rafelson, Monkees co-creator and Hollywood New Wave director, dies at 89 | Movies

Bob Rafelson, one of the founders of the Monkees who became an influential figure in the era of New Hollywood in the 1970s, has died. His wife, Gabriel Turek Rafelson, said that Rafelson died at his home in Aspen on Saturday night among his family. Raffelson was responsible for co-creating the fantasy pop music group …

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