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Richard Roth (IV) (1940–2017)

Richard Roth is a movie producer and writer based in New York City. His film credits include The Way We Were, Julia, Manhunter, Blue Velvet, In Country, and Havana. He is currently working on To The White Sea, based on a novel by James Dickey; and has recently written a screenplay in collaboration with Bret Easton Ellis. See full bio »
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Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet Producer
Manhunter Producer
Julia Producer
Outland Producer


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 1990/I Havana (producer - as Richard A. Roth)
 1989 In Country (producer - as Richard A. Roth)
 1986 Blue Velvet (executive producer - as Richard A. Roth)
 1986 Manhunter (producer)
 1981 Outland (producer - as Richard A. Roth, produced by)
 1977 Julia (producer)
 1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (producer - as Richard A. Roth)
 1974 Our Time (producer - as Richard A. Roth)
 1973 The Way We Were (associate producer)
 1971 Summer of '42 (producer - as Richard A. Roth)
 1969 The Young Lawyers (TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode)
- The Young Lawyers (1969) ... (associate producer)
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 1992 Gemini
Miro (voice)
 1984 Johnny Dangerously
Prisoner Rabbi (as Richard A. Roth)
 1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
Moriarty assistant (uncredited)
 1974 Young Frankenstein
Insp. Kemp's Aide

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Richard A. Roth

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[on engaging Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave for Lillian Hellman's 'Julia'] Why not? It was perfect symmetry. The two most famous left-wing women of the '70s playing two left-wing women of the '30s. I liked it. Of course, the fact that Jane and Vanessa were both terrific actresses didn't hurt either. Not to mention they both agreed to work cheap.


Not to be confused with another 1970's film producer Richard Roth.

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