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Brian De Palma

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and writer. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films, including such box office successes as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible. Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, De Palma worked repeatedly with actors Jennifer Salt, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen (his wife from 1979 to 1983), Gary Sinise, John Lithgow, William Finley, Charles Durning, Gerrit Graham, cinematographers Stephen H. Burum and Vilmos Zsigmond (see List of noted film director and cinematographer collaborations), set designer Jack Fisk, and composers Bernard Herrmann and Pino Donaggio. De Palma is credited with fostering the careers of or outright discovering Robert De Niro, Jill Clayburgh, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo, Andy Garcia and Margot Kidder. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian De Palma, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 11, 1940 In Newark, New Jersey, USA
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First Appeared:
In the movie Greetings 1968-12-15
Latest Project:
Movie Spielberg 2017-10-05
Known For
Poster of Gangland: Bullets over Hollywood
Poster of The Making of 'Carlito's Way'
Poster of Hitchcock - Shadow of a Genius
Movie Spielberg Himself 2017-10-05
Movie De Palma Himself 2016-06-10
Movie The Black Dahlia Screen Test Director (voice) 2006-09-15
Movie Gangland: Bullets over Hollywood 2005-12-02
Movie The Making of 'Carlito's Way' Himself 2003-09-02
Movie Femme Fatale: Dream Within a Dream Himself 2003-03-25
Movie 'Obsession' Revisited Himself 2001-06-26
Movie The Making of 'Dressed to Kill' Himself 2001-08-28
Movie Hitchcock - Shadow of a Genius himself 1999-10-13
Movie The Making of 'Scarface' Himself 1998-03-31
Movie Rotwang Must Go! Famous American Movie Director 1994-10-28
Movie Movies Are My Life Self 1978-10-06
Movie Greetings Man smoking in front of draft office 1968-12-15
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