Thursday, April 21, 2011

RIP Robert Yannetti

Yannetti, Robert P.
May 30, 1953 - April 15, 2011

Robert P. Yannetti, 57 of Los Angeles California died very suddenly Friday April 15th, 2011.

Bob was born in the Bronx, New York, May 30th,1953. He was the youngest of 2 sons born to Albert and Emily Yannetti and is survived by his brother Richard P.Yannetti. Bob graduated from Fox Lane high school in New York in1971 and continued his education at UCLA, earning his MFA in Theater Arts in 1978.

Bob was a cherished Husband and Father survived by his wife of 30 years, Leslie Winston Yannetti and his 2 daughters Allison Yannetti (16) and Joanna Yannetti (13). Bob was First Assistant Director in the Director's Guild of America since 1982. He began directing episodic television in 2002. Bob's career spanned 30 years and included work on such films as Scarface, Witches of Eastwick , The River and many, many more. Television series include LA Law, Ally McBeal, Boston Public, Boston Legal, and most recently, Parenthood. He was beloved by cast and crew alike.
He will be missed every minute of everyday.

The memorial service will be Wednesday April 20th, 2011 at 2PM at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church 5700 Rudnick Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367.

Born: 5/30/1953, Bronx, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 4/15/2011, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Robert Yannetti's westerns - assistant director:
Stranger on My Land (TV) - 1988
Buffalo Soldiers (TV) - 1997

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