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us: Osborne, Robert, 1932-

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    • us: Osborne, Robert (Robert Jolin), 1932-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Place

        Colifax (Wash.)
    • Associated Locale

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Turner Classic Movies (Television network)
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    • Occupation

        Film critic
          Film historian
        • Sources

          • found: 60 diamond years of the Oscar, 1989: CIP t.p. (Robert Osborne)
          • found: 85 years of the Oscar, 2013: ECIP t.p. (Robert Osborne) data view (host of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and serves as the official host for the TCM Classic Film Festival and the TCM Classic Cruise; for over 25 years, he served as a reporter and columnist for The Hollywood Reporter, one of the industry's most important newspapers; he has written a dozen books on the film world, many of them focused on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and has frequently served as host of the Academy's in-person tributes, in both Beverly Hills and New York; earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006 and in 2008, received a special award from the National Board of Review for his contributions as a film historian)
          • found: Wikipedia, 12-16-2013 (Robert Osborne; full name: Robert Jolin Osborne; (born May 3, 1932 Colifax, Washington) American actor and film historian best known as the primary host for Turner Classic Movies since that service began in 1994, and previously a host of The Movie Channel; graduated from the University of Washington's School of Journalism; author of several books on movies, including his first published book, Academy Awards Illustrated (1965); he resides in New York City)
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          • 1980-07-17: new
          • 2013-12-16: revised
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