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Bob Rafelson, New Hollywood era director, dies at 89

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Bob Rafelson was an influential figure in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s. He was responsible for co-creating the fictional pop music group The Monkees. Francis Ford Coppola once called him one of the most important cinematic artists of his era. His fans include Quentin Tarantino and Wes Anderson.
2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States

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Bob Rafelson, Oscar-nominated director of 'Five Easy Pieces' dies at 89

Bob Rafelson, co-creator of "The Monkees" and director of the film "Five Easy Pieces" died on Saturday at the age of 89, Monkees singer Micky Dolenz said on Twitter. Dolenz, singer and drummer of the Monkees, who featured in a 1960s TV comedy series about a rock quartet modeled after the Beatles, took to Twitter to express his grief and confirm reports of Rafelson's death. "

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Bob Rafelson, Monkees co-creator and key Hollywood new wave director, dies aged 89

After working on the hit pop TV show, Rafelson went on to collaborate with Jack Nicholson on films including Head, Five Easy Pieces and The Postman Always Rings Twice

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Bob Rafelson, Oscar-nominated director of 'Five Easy Pieces' dies at 89

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The IndependentThe Independent

Prominent New Hollywood era director and Monkees creator Bob Rafelson dies, aged 89

Rafelson died peacefully at his home in Aspen, Colorado, his wife Gabrielle Taurek says

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Bob Rafelson, New Hollywood era director, dies at 89

Bob Rafelson, an influential figure in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s who was nominated for two Oscars for “Five Easy Pieces," has died

2 months ago·United States
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Washington TimesWashington Times

New Hollywood era director Bob Rafelson dies

Bob Rafelson, an influential figure in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s who was nominated for two Oscars for “Five Easy Pieces,” has died. He was 89.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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