Bob has been nominated for two SAG Awards. In 2006, he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Capote. In 2002, he won Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for Gosford Park.
In 2002, Bob was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture for his movie Gosford Park.
In 1967, Bob played "Linus" in the off-Broadway production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown."
Bob Balaban: God, I'd love to do a big commercial movie that made a lot of money and whose plot was interesting too.
Ben Balaban: And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you've got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime.