Demme, Jonathan, 1944-....

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Dates:
Birth 1944-02-22
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Jonathan Demme and Steve Schmidt, screenwriters.

From the description of The truth about Charlie : screenplay, 2001. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468018

Jonathan Demme was a well known film writer, director, and producer. He was born in 1944 and attended the University of Florida. He co-wrote and produced his first movie "Angels, Hard as They Come" in 1971. He wrote, directed, and produced a number of films during the 1970s and 1980s, including "Caged Heat" (1974), "Fighting Mad" (1975), "Citizen's Band" (1977), and "Swing Shift" (1984). Demme went on to achieve wide recognition and acclaim with his later work from the 1980s to the 2000s, including "Stop Making Sense" (1984), "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991), and "The Manchurian Candidate" (2004).

From the description of Jonathan Demme papers, 1965-1986. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 62250006

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Subjects:

  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture authorship
  • Motion pictures--Production and direction

Occupations:

  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Screenwriters

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)