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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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Born:
Sep 11, 1940 In Newark, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
8
First Appeared:
In the movie Rotwang muß weg! 1994-10-28
Latest Project:
Movie De Palma 2016-06-10
Known For
Poster of De Palma
Poster of Hitchcock/Truffaut
Poster of Gangland: Bullets over Hollywood
Poster of A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
Filmography
Movie De Palma Himself 2016-06-10
Movie Hitchcock/Truffaut Himself 2015-09-04
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 Hitchcock - Shadow of a Genius himself 1999-10-13
Movie A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Himself 1995-05-21
Movie Rotwang muß weg! Famous American Movie Director 1994-10-28