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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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He was the director of “Five Easy Pieces” 89 – The Hollywood Reporter

Bob Rafelson, writer, director, producer, and maverick who set the rocking and psychedelic tone of the 1960s with Monkees, then pioneering one of the most influential eras in independent film history, is dead. He was 89 years old. Raffelson, who collaborated with Jack Nicholson Over seven features, including classics Easy Rider (1969), Five easy pieces …

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