Robert Aldrich

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Robert "Bob" Aldrich (August 9, 1918 - December 5, 1983) was an American movie and television director, second unit director or assistant director, and producer. He was born Robert Burgess Aldrich in Cranston, Rhode Island. He died in Los Angeles, California, age 65.

Aldrich directed Joan Crawford and Bette Davis in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Olivia de Havilland and Bette Davis in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and football star Jim Brown in The Dirty Dozen (1967), and Burt Reynolds and Eddie Albert in The Longest Yard (1974) and Hustle (1975). Television credits include (among others) five episodes of Four Star Playhouse and five episodes of The Doctor in the 1950s.

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