‘Chinatown’ Scribe Robert Towne Lists His Estate For $13 Million – Take A Look Inside

By Radar Staff

Robert Towne, one of Hollywood’s most successful screenwriters, has decided to part with his Los Angeles estate. Towne, who won an Oscar for the iconic Chinatown, is asking $12,995,000 for the property.

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The main house was designed for grand entertaining and there’s a separate guest house with a total of seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms in 10,000 sq. ft.  There are leaded glass French doors, beamed ceilings and hardwood floors giving the place a charming sophistication.

The three-quarter acre property also has a swimming pool, rose garden and a spice garden.

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Towne, who also wrote Shampoo, and four Tom Cruise flicks — Days of Thunder, The Firm, Mission: Impossible and Mission: Impossible II, is wrapping up Pompeii, an HBO miniseries.

Now in his late 70s, he’s reportedly decided he wants to downsize.


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