Robert ZemeckisRobert Zemeckis
(born May 14
) is an American
director and writer. Born in Chicago, Illinois
, Zemeckis attended the University of Southern California
for film studies. Propelled forward after winning a student Academy Award
for his film, A Field of Honor
, he went on to write and direct many films which have won numerous awards.
He often works with composer Alan Silvestri and writer Bob Gale.