Robby benson born january 21, 1956 is an american film and television actor, television director, educator and singer. Robby benson as wes on a feeling of home hallmark channel. He is also a producer, writer, director, and musician. Hes only 5 feet 10 inches, but hes a dazzling playmaker and the coach thinks he might be usable. But it has heart, and the immediately engaging personalities of robby benson and annette otoole in the leading roles. A young basketball phenom battles the businessdriven college coaching system, putting his own sports scholarship at risk. 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 is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. The drives leader and a likable cowhand take the boy under their wing, and find that tragedy has taught him how to take care of himself better than anyone could expect. In 1944, in brooklyn, two jewish kids become friends.
He is an actor and director, known for beauty and the beast 1991, kings quest vi. Henry steele, a naive high school basketball star from a small town in colorado, wins a college scholarship. Recruited by a bigtime college team, hes given a fouryear, nocut scholarship, an allowance and a. Clip from the movie one on one 1977 featuring annette otoole and robby benson. 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. Smalltown basketball star robby benson tries to shine in college. When i taped it all i knew was that it was a basketball movie, so i thought id give it a try. Mar 06, 2015 zephyr benson, the 22yearold son of actor robby benson, has written, directed, and produced his debut film, straight outta tompkins. 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.
He has composed music for a drama film walk proud 1979, umwelcome. Benson is the 21yearold who played billy joe mcallister in ode to billy joe and jumped off the tallahatchie bridge under circumstances that are still, for my money, cloaked in mystery. Upcoming, new, and past robby benson movies, tv shows, tv movies, appearances, specials, and more plus, a biography, news, awards, and nominations. Jan 01, 2008 henry steele robby benson declines coach smiths g. Running brave 1983 robby benson, pat hingle feature. Actor, director, screenwriter, musician and author. Robby benson was an important film star for several years and made several high quality films.
Heir today, gone tomorrow video game 1992, friends 1994 and one on one 1977, ice castles 1978, kingdom hearts video game 2002. The son of a writer and a stage actress, benson went from. He subsequently garnered fame for portraying the voice of beast in the disney animated film beauty and the. When yearold robby benson appeared with josephine the plumber jane withers in a wellcirculated tv commercial of the late 1960s, he was already a tenyear veteran of show business. It was written by benson and his father jerry segal, directed by lamont johnson, and features a soundtrack performed by seals and crofts. Recruited by a bigtime college team, hes given a fouryear, no. He got popular after appearing in sports movie one on one and ice castles in 2019, he has seen in the movie apple seed and tv film a feeling of home. It was written by robby benson and jerry segal robby bensons father, based on a story by segal, and shot on location in 1976 language korean. With robby benson, sarah holcomb, henry darrow, pepe serna.
Find films and movies featuring robby benson on allmovie allmovie. Robby benson is in the heartthrob corner with bobby sherman, and they have the french onion dip. He had a section of his pictures in my bedroom on the wall i fell in love with robby benson in ode to billy joe. One on one is a 1977 american sports drama film starring robby benson and annette otoole. Henry steele robby benson is a high school basketball star who seems no more or less bright than his contemporaries but he is. Robby benson was born on january 21, 1956 in dallas, texas, usa as robin david segal. One on one with john tesh, a 199192 american daytime talk show hosted by john tesh. January 21, 1956, is an american actor, singer, musician, educator, director, producer, writer and composer.
Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the team, henry is overwhelmed. This film, which he cowrote, is probably his best with the chosen, another little scene film, a very close second. I remember watching the movie when i was a little kid and there was one scene. One on one, a 1977 movie starring robby benson and annette otoole. Robby benson love him, ode to billy joe, one on one, ice castles. One on one movie trailer starring melanie griffith, robby benson, annette otoole, gail strickland, g. 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. 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. 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. Description above from the wikipedia article robby benson, licensed under ccbysa, full list of contributors on wikipedia. One on one scores for fair play the new york times. Jory is a fifteenyearold boy who joins a horsedrive after his father is killed by a drunkard.
Robby benson in one on one 1977 robby benson and annette otoole in one on one 1977 robby benson and paul williams at an. One on one 1977 movie clip smells like burning leaves. Robby benson biography affair, married, wife, ethnicity. Zephyr benson, the 22yearold son of actor robby benson, has written, directed, and produced his debut film, straight outta tompkins. One on one, a 1977 movie starring robby benson and annette otoole one on one, the soundtrack album from the film. Released 1977, one on one stars robby benson, annette otoole, g.
His characters were decent, warm, smarter than they seemed, and brave. My name is nobody western english free and full movie henry. Robby benson celebrity profile check out the latest robby benson photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. One on one is a 1977 sports drama film starring robby benson and annette otoole. Robby benson is best known for starring in films such as jeremy, ice castles, death be not proud, ode to billy joe, the chosen, tribute, running brave, the end. If robby bensons smile doesnt make you melt, you havent got a heart. 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.
One on one is family entertainment that consistently scores. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of israel cause constant friction. In this movie he looked a little like pistol pete with the long hair and all another cat im very fond of rip. The music was written entirely by charles fox, with lyrics by paul williams. Dec 29, 2010 one on one movie trailer starring melanie griffith, robby benson, annette otoole, gail strickland, g. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the team, henry is overwhelmed by the demands on his. One on one is the soundtrack album to the movie of the same title, one on one starring robby benson. Feb 21, 2014 seen on the own network where are they now program 02212014 at 9. Seen on the own network where are they now program 02212014 at 9. Mar 03, 2012 49 videos play all one on one 1977 full movie nahajayauahhaja kiaajauajajjakajim american bandstand 1979 interview robby benson duration. It was written by benson then 21 and his father jerry segal. 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. 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. With maximilian schell, rod steiger, robby benson, barry miller.288 1 903 740 362 1263 535 353 1458 570 1206 1359 1339 1131 49 345 224 596 1223 1488 818 599 1485 451 969 658 770 48 1536 32 1246 578 938 1131 1256 227 148 874 812 99 268 837 500 451 50 531