Robert Getchell

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Not to be confused with the classical singer of the same name, screen-writer Robert Getchell was born in 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri and studied English at the University of Missouri in Columbia, graduating in 1965. After working as a free-lance writer and reviewer,he penned his first screen-play, 'Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore', which garnered him an Oscar nomination for best original screen-play of 1974 and gained him a British Film Academy award. Read more...