Robert Benton

Active - 1967 - 2013  |   Born - Sep 29, 1932   |   Genres - Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Western

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Academy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1994 Nobody's Fool Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Nominated
1984 Places in the Heart Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1984 Places in the Heart Best Writing (Original Screenplay) Won
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Achievement in Directing Won
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Won
1967 Bonnie and Clyde Best Writing (Story and Screenplay--written directly for the screen) Nominated

BAFTA Film Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1981 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Direction Nominated
1981 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Screenplay Nominated

Berlin Film Festival

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1985 Places in the Heart Silver Bear for Best Director Won

César Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1981 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Foreign Film Nominated

Directors Guild of America Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1984 Places in the Heart Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Won

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1977 The Late Show Best Screenplay Won

Golden Globe Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1985 Places in the Heart Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
1980 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1980 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
1968 Bonnie and Clyde Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Director Won
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Screenplay Won

National Society of Film Critics

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Best Director Won

New York Film Critics Circle

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1984 Places in the Heart Best Screenplay Won
1967 Best Screenplay Won

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1984 Places in the Heart People's Choice Award Won

Writers Guild Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2007 The Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement Won
1985 Places in the Heart Original Screenplay Nominated
1980 Kramer vs. Kramer Adapted Drama Won
1979 Superman - The Movie Adapted Comedy Nominated
1978 The Late Show Original Drama Nominated
1968 Bonnie and Clyde Drama Won
1968 Bonnie and Clyde Original Screenplay Won