Robert Evans

Evans in 2012 Robert Evans (born Robert J. Shapera; June 29, 1930October 26, 2019) was an American film producer, studio executive, and actor, best known for his work on ''Rosemary's Baby'', ''Love Story'', ''The Godfather'', and ''Chinatown''.

Evans began his career in a successful business venture with his brother, selling women's apparel. In 1956, while on a business trip, he was by chance spotted by actress Norma Shearer, who thought he would be right to play the role of her late husband Irving Thalberg in ''Man of a Thousand Faces''. Thus he began a brief film acting career. In 1962, Evans decided to go into film producing instead, using his accumulated wealth from the clothing business, and began a meteoric rise in the industry; he was installed as the head of Paramount Pictures in 1967. While there, he improved the ailing Paramount's fortunes through a string of commercially and critically acclaimed films. In 1974, he stepped down in order to produce films on his own.

In 1980, Evans's career, and life, took a downturn after he pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking; over the next 12 years, he produced only two films, both financial flops: ''The Cotton Club'' and the ''Chinatown'' sequel ''The Two Jakes''. In 1993, he began to produce films on a more regular basis, with a mixed track record that included both flops (such as ''Jade'' in 1995) and hits (such as ''How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days'' in 2003, his final film credit). Provided by Wikipedia
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by Evans, Robert H.
Published 1976
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by Evans, Robert Jay.
Published 1974
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by Evans, Robert Crispin.
Published 1964
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by Evans, Robert Crispin.
Published 1952
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by Evans, Robert, 1930-
Published 1994
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by Evans, Robert C.
Published 1994
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by Evans, Robert C.
Published 1989
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by Evans, Robert C.
Published 2014
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by Lloyd-Evans, Robert.
Published 2002
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by Evans, Robert, 1932-
Published 1965
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by Evans, Robert, 1932-
Published 1971
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