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Robinson, Amy 1948–

ROBINSON, Amy 1948–


Born April 13, 1948, in Trenton, NJ; daughter of a doctor. Education: Attended Sarah Lawrence College. Religion: Judaism.


Office—Amy Robinson Productions, 101 Fifth Ave., Eighth Floor, Suite R, New York, NY 10003; Serenade Films, 2901 Ocean Park Ave., Suite 217, Santa Monica, CA 90405.


Producer, director, and actress. Triple Play Productions, founder (with Griffin Dunne and Mark Metcalfe), 1977; Double Play Productions, founder (with Dunne), 1982, partner, 1982–91; Jersey Tomato, Inc., New York City, producer; Amy Robinson Productions, New York City, founder and producer; Serenade Films, Santa Monica, CA, partner; Ruben/Robinson Productions, partner.

Awards, Honors:

Independent Spirit Award (with Robert F. Colesberry and Griffin Dunne), best feature, Independent Features Project/West, 1986, for After Hours; Crystal Heart Award, Heartland Film Festival, 2004, for When Zachary Beaver Came to Town.


Film Producer:

(With Mark Metcalf and Griffin Dunne) Head over Heels (also known as Chilly Scenes of Winter), United Artists, 1979.

(With Dunne) Baby, It's You, Paramount, 1983.

(With Dunne and Robert F. Colesberry) After Hours, Warner Bros., 1985.

(With Dunne) Running on Empty, Warner Bros., 1988.

(With Dunne and Mark Rosenberg) White Palace, Universal, 1990.

(With Dunne) Once Around, Universal, 1991.

Isle of Joy, 1994.

(With Paula Weinstein) With Honors, Warner Bros., 1994.

Drive Me Crazy (also known as Next to You), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1999.

(With Armyan Bernstein) For Love of the Game, MCA/Universal, 1999.

(With Gary Lucchesi and Tom Rosenberg) Autumn in New York, United Artists, 2000.

When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, Echo Bridge Entertainment, 2003.

Game 6, Serenade Films, 2005.

The Deep Blue Goodbye, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2006.

Film Executive Producer:

From Hell, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2001.

Marie and Bruce, New Films International, 2004.

The Great New Wonderful, Serenade Films/Sly Dog Films, 2005.

Twelve and Holding, Canary Films/Serenade Films, 2005.

Film Director:

Isle of Joy, 1994.

Film Appearances:

Teresa Ronchelli, Mean Streets, United Artists, 1973.

Television Producer; Specials:

Herself, A View from Hell (documentary), HBO, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Nancy, A Brand New Life, ABC, 1973.

The Neighborhood (also known as Breslin's Neighborhood), CBS, 1982.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Martin Scorsese Directs (documentary), PBS, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, "From Hell," HBO First Look, HBO, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in productions of the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York City.



Herself, Filming for Your Life: Making "After Hours," Warner Home Video, 2004.



(And story) Baby, It's You, Paramount, 1983.


Contributor to periodicals, including New York Times.



New York Times, March 24, 1974.

Variety, November 15, 1999, p. N5.

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