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Bob Clark

Award-winning director Bob Clark has numerous credits in both film and television. Among his film credits are Unleashed, Now and Forever, I'll Remember April starring Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber, Baby Geniuses starring Kathleen Turner and Christopher Lloyd, It Runs in the Family, Loose Cannons starring Dan Aykroyd and Gene Hackman, From the Hip, Turk 182, Rhinestone, A Christmas Story, for which he won two Genie Awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay, Porky's, Porky's II: The Next Day, Tribute, Murder By Decree, Breaking Point and Black Christmas. He recently directed The Karate Dog starring Jon Voight, Simon Rex and Jaime Pressly.

Among Clark's television credits are Maniac McGee for Nickelodeon, Catch a Falling Star for CBS, Hallmark's Ransom of Red Chief, Secrets From the Rose Garden for The Family Channel, Derby, Fudge-A-Mania and American Clock.

Clark is also an accomplished screenwriter having penned the screenplays Baby Geniuses, It Runs in the Family, Loose Cannons, A Christmas Story, Porky's and The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood, among others. Clark has also served as producer on many of his projects and has several acting credits.

A native of New Orleans, Clark currently resides in Los Angeles.


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Bob Clark Facts

Birth NameBenjamin Clark
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
BirthdayAugust 5, 1939
SignLeo
BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Date of deathApril 4, 2007 (Pacific Palisades, California, USA, age 67)

Selected Filmography

A Christmas Story
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things
Porky's Boxset
Porky's II: The Next Day
Black Christmas
Karate Dog
Porky's
Rhinestone
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