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Robert Joseph Johnnene Edit Profile

director , Producer , writer

Robert Joseph Johnnene, American producer, director, writer. Named Citizen of Year United Neighborhood Association, 1976. President Clam Point Civic Association, Boston, 1969-1978; member Log Cabin Club, Los Angeles, since 1986. Served as sergeant United States Army, 1955-1957. Member National Theatre Association, American Educational Association, Southern California Theatre Association.

Background

Johnnene, Robert Joseph was born on November 16, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Robert and Elizabeth Josephine (Ryan) Johnnene.

Education

Bachelor in English, Boston College, 1953. Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Boston University, 1959.

Career

Regional director Summerthing, Boston, 1965-1975. Executive director Smart, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1976-1978. Communication arts chairman Don Bosco Tech, Rosmead, California, 1979-1983.

Communication arts instructor Academy Pacific, Hollywood, since 1985. Executive director Act One Productions, Los Angeles, since 1980. Artistic consultant Christian Herter Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 1969-1970.

Critic, commentator Station WBLM Radio, Plymouth, 1977-1979. Critic, columnist The Ledger, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1977-1979. Review Film Advisory Board, Hollywood, since 1980.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Writer television series Voyage to Adventure, 1985 (Award of Excellence, 1986). Writer-director (broadway musical) Broadway Dandies, 1974, (off-broadway play) White Lies, 1971. Director television series Playhouse Workshop, 1968 (Best Director 1969).

Membership

President Clam Point Civic Association, Boston, 1969-1978. Member Log Cabin Club, Los Angeles, since 1986. Served as sergeant United States Army, 1955-1957.

Member National Theatre Association, American Educational Association, Southern California Theatre Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, boating, cooking.

Connections

Married Francesca Ann Galante, March 3, 1962 (divorced November 1979). Children: Stephen Dominic, Roberta Francesca, Phillip Anthony.

father:
James Robert Johnnene

mother:
Elizabeth Josephine (Ryan) Johnnene

spouse:
Francesca Ann Galante

children:
Stephen Dominic Johnnene

Roberta Francesca Johnnene

Phillip Anthony Johnnene