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Rob Weiss

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Rob Weiss is an American television and film producer, screenwriter, actor, and director. His break came in 1993 when he wrote and directed the 1993 film Amongst Friends. The film was well received at film festivals and scored Weiss a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Weiss was born in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York. He attended the Parsons School of Design, studying fashion and film, but never graduated.… Read More

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1993 ? Rob Weiss is an American television and film producer, screenwriter, actor, and director. His break came in 1993 when he wrote and directed the 1993 film Amongst Friends. … Read More
1994 ? Weiss was engaged to Charmed actress Shannen Doherty. They met in 1994; announced engagement December 1995; reportedly separated April 1996", around the time she was filming the movie Mallrats, and was claimed by the film's director, Kevin Smith, to be a disruptive long distance presence. Smith has theorized that this may be the reason for three separate jabs at him on Entourage, coming in the second, third, and fifth seasons respectively. They reconciled and re-affirmed engagement February 1997; separated in 1998. … Read More
2007 ? In an Aug. 2007 New York Observer interview with Ellin, he confirms that Weiss was the basis for the character of Billy Walsh (played by Rhys Coiro), a perfectionist filmmaker who is a recurring character on the series. … Read More
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