WorldCat Identities

Klein, Robert 1942-

Works: 114 works in 303 publications in 5 languages and 15,209 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Melodrama  History  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Klein
Two weeks notice by Warner Home Video( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits
The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely unicorn, believing herself to be the last, searches for any others of her kind, while avoiding the malevolent Red Bull, the agent believed to have destroyed the rest of her herd. She finally finds help from a magician named Schmendrick and a knight named Prince Lir
The back-up plan by Alan Poul( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe wants a baby, but has a problem letting anyone get close to her. The perfect solution is to become artificially inseminated. Shortly after she conceives twins, she finally meets the man of her dreams. Will he stick around when he finds out?
How to lose a guy in 10 days by Matthew McConaughey( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andi is the "How to" girl at an up-and-coming women's magazine who need to prove she can pick up any guy and dump him in 10 days. And in order for Ben to win an advertising presentation he needs to prove he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Now that they are a "couple" and the clock is ticking, anything goes
Reign over me( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Johnson runs into his old college roommate, Charlie Fineman, on the streets of New York City. He is surprised to find that Charlie does not remember him at all. Alan later learns that Charlie is suffering with grief over the loss of his family on 9/11. Flooded with grief, Charlie quits his job and isolates himself from everyone around him. Alan attempts to help Charlie get over his grief by rekindling their friendship while Charlie. As Alan spends a lot of time with Charlie, it puts a strain on his relationship with his wife and kids
The Second City : backstage at the world's greatest comedy theater by Sheldon Patinkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1959, The Second City has been producing cutting-edge satire and wickedly funny improvisation, while keeping countless individuals of questionable character off the streets for a couple of hours each night. It has also trained thousands of young performers in the art of improv-based theater. This book recounts the early years of the comedy troupe's biggest stars, including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, Gilda Radner, Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, David Steinberg, Robert Klein, Chris Farley, Martin Short and John Candy, as well as some of today's hottest directors, like Harold Ramis, Mike Nichols, Betty Thomas and Bonnie Hunt. Author Sheldon Patinkin, one of Second City's founding fathers, tells the story of Second City like no else can--with rare photos, profiles and backstage stories you were never supposed to hear.--From publisher description
Mixed nuts by Nora Ephron( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild and wacky comedy about oddball characters in Los Angeles at Christmastime, centered around a suicide hotline service
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
Comedian by Cha er zi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Jerry Seinfeld and Orny Adams as they navigate their way through the cutthroat world of New York's comedy clubs, each working toward the ultimate goal of an appearance on Late Night with David Letterman. For Seinfeld, hitting the clubs is a way of proving himself after his years of sitcom success; for the up-and-coming Adams, nightly stand-up routines are an avenue to bigger and better things, preferably comedy festivals, talk show appearances, and sitcom roles. The two occasionally cross paths where they debate ups and downs of the trade
Piñero( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes
They're playing our song the original cast recording by Marvin Hamlisch( Recording )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features music by Neil Simon and songs Marvin Hamlish and Carole Bayer Sager, as there is a musical pop characteristic for the time of the release
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The familiar story of Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne, his steam shovel, and the problems they encounter while digging a cellar for the new town hall
Jeffrey by Christopher Ashley( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disenchanted with the not-so-romantic side of safe sex, sweet, single and obsessive Jeffrey vows to become completely celibate. No sooner has he sworn off sex than he meets hunky, sensitive Steve. But just as passion starts to ignite, Steve reveals some earth-shattering information, leaving Jeffrey to choose between losing the man of his dreams or taking a risk on what might be true love
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites can't help but attract in this outlandish pairing of a meek writer and a hot prostitute
People I know by Daniel Algrant( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli, a publicist for actors, gets in over his head when he escorts a client to an after-hours party, where he witnesses a crime that involves some of the most influential and powerful people in the country
Ira & Abby by robert cary ( '06 ) movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweet, hilarious romantic comedy that examines the issues of marriage, monogamy and whether 'I do' is the only path to life-long love and happiness
The best of the Tony Awards the plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
I'm with Lucy by Monica Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dumped by the man she thought was her perfect match, Lucy continues on her search for Mr. Right. Her girlfriends set her up on a series of blind dates with five handsome and eligible bachlors, each with his own charms ... and flaws. Will she meet the man of her dreams or will her dating nightmare never end?
The original amateur hour( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before TV's American Idol became a mega-hit, there was one radio and television series that started the talent competition craze. It was called The Original Amateur Hour. Almost 50 major stars of movies, records, stage, screen and television got their start on this series
The best of John Belushi by John Belushi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 bizarre Belushi skits from Saturday Night Live, October, 1975 to May, 1979
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The back-up plan
Alternative Names
Klein, Bob 1942-

Robert Klein acteur américain

Robert Klein aktor amerykański, komik

Robert Klein americký herec a komik

Robert Klein Amerikaans acteur

Robert Klein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Роберт Клейн

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The back-up planHow to lose a guy in 10 daysReign over meThe Second City : backstage at the world's greatest comedy theaterJeffreyThe owl and the pussycatThe best of the Tony Awards the playsI'm with Lucy