Robert Litz was a writer for theater, film, and television. The collection consists of script and project files representing
Robert Litz was born October 3, 1950, in Cleveland, OH. He studied at Boston University and Harvard University. After graduating
from Harvard, Litz began working as a press agent and actor for the New England Repertory Theatre in Worcester, MA. In the
early 1980s, he began writing plays and became known in 1983 for his play,
Great Divide. Throughout his career, Litz wrote 17 produced plays, including
One World, and
Mobile Hymn. He also wrote for film and television. His produced screenplays include
Rappin' (1985) and
House of Cards (1993). His television credits include documentaries written for A&E, History, and Discovery, including the A&E Biography
episodes George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and the Emmy-nominated John Travolta. Robert Litz died on October 10, 2012 in
Los Angeles, CA.
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