Zephyr benson, the 22yearold son of actor robby benson, has written, directed, and produced his debut film, straight outta tompkins. In 1944, in brooklyn, two jewish kids become friends. Smalltown basketball star robby benson tries to shine in college. Henry steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. He also did not go out into the world until he received permission from his father.
Seen on the own network where are they now program 02212014 at 9. Coming off his bigscreen splash in ode to billy joe, benson transformed his love of basketball into a screenplay coauthored with his father full of truth and heart reminiscent of rocky and hoosiers. He has composed music for a drama film walk proud 1979, umwelcome. Running brave 1983 pg 106 min drama, sport 4 november 1983 usa the story of billy mills, the american indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the tokyo olympics. Henry steele, a naive high school basketball star from a small town in colorado, wins a college scholarship. The son of a writer and a stage actress, benson went from the strawhat theater circuit to the leading role of oliver in a 1964 japanese touring production. Recruited by a bigtime college team, hes given a fouryear, nocut scholarship. He got popular after appearing in sports movie one on one and ice castles. To honor thy parents is to obey them even if one s ideas may be a bit different. One on one 1977 a smalltown basketball star robby benson goes to college and tries to impress his tutor annette otoole, teammates and coach g. Description above from the wikipedia article robby benson, licensed under ccbysa, full list of contributors on wikipedia.
Robby benson was born on january 21, 1956 in dallas, texas, usa as robin david segal. Robby benson is an american film and tv actor and singer. In 1977, my 2 younger brothers, late father and i saw two movies one after the other. Spradlin, gail strickland the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 38 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic.
One on one is a 1977 american sports drama film starring robby benson and annette otoole. Watch one on one starring robby benson in this drama on directv. In this movie he looked a little like pistol pete with the long hair and all another cat im very fond of rip. With maximilian schell, rod steiger, robby benson, barry miller. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the team, henry is overwhelmed by the demands on his. Feb 21, 2014 seen on the own network where are they now program 02212014 at 9. Ode to billy joe 1976 official trailer robby benson, glynnis oconnor movie hd duration. Robby benson is a high school bmoc who goes to a major college. Robby benson biography affair, married, wife, ethnicity. Hes only 5 feet 10 inches, but hes a dazzling playmaker and the coach thinks he might be usable. Find films and movies featuring robby benson on allmovie allmovie. The son of a writer and a stage actress, benson went from. He is an actor and director, known for beauty and the beast 1991, kings quest vi. Robby benson as wes on a feeling of home hallmark channel.
One on one 1977 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. He is also a producer, writer, director, and musician. One on one with john tesh, a 199192 american daytime talk show hosted by john tesh. While you may know robby as an actor and director he is also an accomplished composer and musician. The movies concocted out of story ingredients as old as the hills. One is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. Tribute jack lemmon robby benson original 1980 one sheet. Robby benson biography, movie highlights and photos allmovie.
He subsequently garnered fame for portraying the voice of beast in the disney animated film beauty and the. Spradlin, gail strickland the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 38 min, and received a. He obeyed his father by not speaking to his dear friend, despite experiencing pain. Released 1977, one on one stars robby benson, annette otoole, g. He rose to prominence as a teen idol in the late 1970s, appearing in the sports films one on one 1977 and ice castles 1978. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of israel cause constant friction. Jan 01, 2008 henry steele robby benson declines coach smiths g. One on one, a 1977 movie starring robby benson and annette otoole. To honor thy parents is to obey them even if ones ideas may be a bit different.
Mansbridge one on one, weekly tv program on cbc television. Robby has made his home both in front of, and behind, the camera. One on one 1977 cast and crew a smalltown basketball star robby benson goes to college and tries to impress his tutor annette otoole, teammates and coach g. Henry steele robby benson is a smalltown high school basketball whiz. Robby benson love him, ode to billy joe, one on one, ice castles. Upcoming, new, and past robby benson movies, tv shows, tv movies, appearances, specials, and more plus, a biography, news, awards, and nominations. Running brave 1983 robby benson, pat hingle feature. It was directed by lamont johnson and features a soundtrack performed by seals and crofts. Robby benson celebrity profile check out the latest robby benson photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the team, henry is overwhelmed. He is an actor and director, known for beauty and the beast 1991, friends 1994 and one on one 1977. One on one 1977 movie clip smells like burning leaves.
In one on one, which he coauthored, he plays a naive highschool basketball star from colorado whos recruited by a big university benson in real life is a terrific basketball player and does his own playing in the movie. Robby benson is in the heartthrob corner with bobby sherman, and they have the french onion dip. But it has heart, and the immediately engaging personalities of robby benson and annette otoole in the leading roles. Robby benson born january 21, 1956 is an american film and television actor, television director, educator and singer. In 2019, he has seen in the movie apple seed and tv film a feeling of home. It was written by benson and his father jerry segal, directed by lamont johnson, and features a soundtrack performed by seals and crofts. He has been married to karla devito since july 11, 1982. Heir today, gone tomorrow video game 1992, friends 1994 and one on one 1977, ice castles 1978, kingdom hearts video game 2002. I saw one on one when it first came out in the 70s with a couple of basketball buddies,and it remains my favorite bball movie. Robby benson and annette otoole in one on one 1977 robby benson and paul williams at an event for one on one 1977 robby benson and. One on one is a 1977 sports drama film starring robby benson and annette otoole. One on one, a 1977 movie starring robby benson and annette otoole one on one, the soundtrack album from the film. Mar 03, 2012 49 videos play all one on one 1977 full movie nahajayauahhaja kiaajauajajjakajim american bandstand 1979 interview robby benson duration. Sep 18, 2016 throughout 2016 robby and the cast of the iconic film will be appearing at events around the us to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the release.
Obedience to his robby benson, the actor father was admirable. Actor, director, screenwriter, musician and author. With robby benson, sarah holcomb, henry darrow, pepe serna. January 21, 1956, is an american actor, singer, musician, educator, director, producer, writer and composer.
One on one is family entertainment that consistently scores. If robby bensons smile doesnt make you melt, you havent got a heart. Click here to view some of the beautiful photos taken by the lens of robby benson. A smalltown basketball star robby benson goes to college and tries to impress his tutor annette otoole, teammates and coach g. See full bio january 21, 1956 in dallas, texas, usa. This film, which he cowrote, is probably his best with the chosen, another little scene film, a very close second. Robby benson biography, movie highlights and photos. Nov 04, 2016 running brave 1983 pg 106 min drama, sport 4 november 1983 usa the story of billy mills, the american indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the tokyo olympics. Mar 06, 2015 zephyr benson, the 22yearold son of actor robby benson, has written, directed, and produced his debut film, straight outta tompkins. Find films and movies featuring robby benson on allmovie.1083 1568 1584 423 378 1659 447 1262 826 963 1548 1067 530 1329 586 128 1683 810 1372 403 465 1400 1602 537 1027 933 1390 979 219 578 838 269