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Robert E. Thompson (November 3, 1924 – February 11, 2004) was an American screenwriter.[1]

Robert E. Thompson
Born(1924-11-03)November 3, 1924
DiedFebruary 11, 2004(2004-02-11) (aged 79)

Thompson was known for such films as The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald, A Case of Rape and They Shoot Horses, Don't They?[1]

He was nominated for an Academy Award for They Shoot Horses, Don't They?[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1961 West Side Story luis
1990 Astonished Doc Wop Group #1 (final film role)


  1. ^ a b "Robert E. Thompson". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  2. ^ "The 42nd Academy Awards | 1970". | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2017-07-09.

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