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Advertising executive

Kenneth J. Roberts, Welsh advertising executive. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1957. Member Art Directors Club (Silver and Gold medals), Type Directors Club.

Background

Roberts, Kenneth J. was born on January 27, 1933 in Wrexham, Wales. Came to the United States, 1953. Son of John and Kathrine Roberts.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Royal College Art, London, 1951.

Career

Art director, member staff sales promotion Cunningham & Walsh, New York City, 1968-1969. Art director design division Daniel & Charles Advertising, 1969-1971. Senior art director, member staff sales promotion Benton & Bowles, 1971-1981.

Art director Ogilvy & Mather Direct, 1983. Senior art director, sales promotion, new product and packaging development Leber Katz Partners, 1983-1986. Creative director Beaumont-Bennett, 1986-1989.

President, creative director K Roberts Associates, since 1989. Consultant Mayor David Dinkins, New York City, Earth House, Phoenix House, Odyssey House.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with Oliver Stone) (screenplays) Brazil Run, Rascals, (screen adaptations of books) Blood Confessions, Fools Gold.

Membership

1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1957. Member Art Directors Club (Silver and Gold medals), Type Directors Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Karate (brown belt).

Connections

Married Nina Prado.

father:
John Roberts

mother:
Kathrine Roberts

spouse:
Nina Prado.