Bob Nelson (screenwriter)
|Bob (Robert) Nelson|
|Born||July 18, 1956
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
Bob Nelson is an American screenwriter and nominee for an Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) at the 86th Academy Awards for writing Nebraska, which was directed by Alexander Payne and released in 2013.
Nelson won the 2014 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay for Nebraska.
He was raised in Kent, Washington and currently lives on Whidbey Island in Washington State with his wife. In 2014, the Seattle-based alternative popular newspaper The Stranger nominated him for a Stranger Genius Award.
- Lewis, Hilary (2013-11-07). "'Nebraska's' Will Forte, Screenwriter Bob Nelson Talk First-Time Jitters". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Scott, A. O. (2013-11-15). "You May Already Be a Winner. Or Not.". The New York Times.
- Steinberg, Don (2014-02-06). "Bob Nelson's First Movie Script Was 'Nebraska'". The Wall Street Journal.
- "Nebraska' writer Bob Nelson trading quiet Washington state island life for Oscar whirlwind". Oregon Live. Oregon Live LLC. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
- Frizzelle, Christopher (2014-05-15). The 2014 Stranger Genius Award Nominees Are.... The Stranger
- Bob Nelson at the Internet Movie Database
- Indiewire interview with Bob Nelson
- Collider interview with Bob Nelson
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