ABOUT ROBERT DALRYMPLE
Robert Dalrymple is an award-winning television producer who has won one Peabody and two Emmy Awards among many nominations for shows that he has conceived and produced.
His most recent productions include, “Shut Up And Drive” on Fox Sports 1, “Test Drive” on Fox Sports 1, “Funniest Commercials of the Year” on Spike TV, and “Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials” on CBS. He was also the Executive Producer of the Showtime special featuring Bruce Willis in Sam Sheppard’s “True West.” Robert also co-founded and was the Executive Producer of the Screen Actors Guild Awards for NBC and TNT.
Robert made a name for himself as being one of the first producers to go behind the Iron Curtain where he ultimately produced eight films in Russia. He is perhaps best known for Billy Joel’s tour in Russia, as memorialized in the HBO and ABC broadcasts of his journey; the first comedy special from Russia in which Billy Crystal starred, “Midnight Train to Moscow,” for HBO; and the CBS production of pianist Vladmir Horowitz’s return to Moscow after 62 years. Robert won Emmy’s for his ABC special, “Free to be a Family” with Robin Williams and Marlo Thomas, and his PBS documentary on Itzhak Perlman’s tour of Russia. He was also an Emmy nominee for PBS’ “The King and I - Recording a Hollywood Dream” with Julie Andrews and Ben Kingsley.
Robert expanded his company into producing television movies with “Shame” for the Lifetime Network, starring Amanda Donohoe and Dean Stockwell. Other credits include NBC’s “Baby Brokers” starring Cybil Shepherd, and the CBS holiday movie, “A Christmas Romance,” starring Olivia Newton John.