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Robert Houston

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OccupationFilm actor, director

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Robert (Bobby) Houston is an American actor and filmmaker from California. Robert first became known for his character Bobby in Wes Craven's 1977 horror classic The Hills Have Eyes. He directed the samurai epic Shogun Assassin in 1981. Robert also wrote and directed a few more mainly independent films in the 1980s. In 1995 Robert's partner died of AIDS. Robert returned to cinema three years later with his first documentary, Rock The Boat. Robert has become a respected director with his two biggest films, Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks in 2002, which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2003 and Mighty Times: The Children's March in 2004 which won an Academy Award in 2005.

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