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Robert F. Colesberry

Robert F. Colesberry

Robert F. Colesberry Award-winning producer Robert F. Colesberry has made his mark in both feature films and television. Most recently, he produced the Billy Crystal-directed HBO film, *61, which received 12 Emmy nominations including Best Picture. In 2000, he won an Emmy for Best Mini-Series, The Corner. The HBO series was also honored with the prestigious Peabody Award.

In feature films, Colesberry produced Alan Parker's Mississippi Burning, which received seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, and won for Best Cinematography. The film also received the National Board of Review Award for Best Picture.

Colesberry's other feature film producer credits include Ang Lee's Ride With the Devil, Alan J. Pakula's The Devil's Own starring Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt, Alan Parker's The Road to Wellville and Come See the Paradise, Robert Benton's Billy Bathgate, Peter Yates's The House on Carroll Street, Roland Joffe's The Scarlet Letter and Bill Forsyth's Being Human and Housekeeping.

He co-produced Martin Scorsese's After Hours, which won the Independent Spirit Award as Best Picture.

In addition, he produced Volker Schlondorff's Emmy Award-winning telefilm version of Death of a Salesman, starring Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich.

A graduate of New York University Film School, Colesberry served as associate producer on films including The King of Comedy, Baby It's You, Reckless, The Natural and Falling in Love.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Robert F. Colesberry Facts

Birth Name Robert F. Colesberry Jr.
OccupationActor, Producer
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of deathFebruary 9, 2004 (New York, New York, USA)

Selected Filmography

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