2012 People Interviewed

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Michael C. Hall
Actor, Dexter
Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Janice (Styons), a guidance counselor, and William Carlyle Hall, who worked for IBM. Michael is a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. He is known for the titular character "Dexter" in Dexter and as mortician "David Fisher" in Six Feet Under...
David Cronenberg
Director, The Fly
David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father, Milton Cronenberg, was a journalist and editor, and his mother, Esther (Sumberg), was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early age (he wrote and published eerie short stories...
Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul was born Aaron Paul Sturtevant in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays. He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron decided he wanted to become an actor...
Hannah Simone
Actress, New Girl
Hannah Simone stars on FOX's hit series, New Girl, opposite Zooey Deschanel. Simone hosted HGTV Canada's popular design show, "Space for Living", before moving onto Canada's largest music channel, "MuchMusic". After MuchMusic, Simone moved to Los Angeles, where she hosted two seasons of WCG Ultimate Gamer...
“ Interview link: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/art-culture/who-s-that-girl ” - nikhil_taneja
Robert Carlyle
Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre...
“ Interview link: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/cinema/self-portraits-by-carlyle ” - nikhil_taneja
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/mumbai-film-festival-in-conversation-with-writer-director-kirsten-sheridan-495031.html ” - nikhil_taneja
“ Interview link: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/cinema/recreating-bombay-s-child ” - nikhil_taneja
Lee Sternthal
Writer, TRON: Legacy
Lee Sternthal is a writer, director known for TRON: Legacy (2010) and The Words (2012). He is a photographer whose work has appeared in the Trace and Vice. He is the grandson of jazz pianist David King Farber. He was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1980 and grew up around Atlantic City, NJ and Doylestown, PA.
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/living/mumbai-film-festival-in-conversation-with-writers-of-tron-legacy-on-their-directing-debut-497670.html ” - nikhil_taneja
Benh Zeitlin
Born in New York City and raised in Sunnyside, Queens and then Westchester County, Benh Zeitlin began his career as a film-maker at the tender age of 6 years when he and a friend made a Batman movie. He continued making films as a child before attending Wesleyan University, where he majored in film...
“ Interview link: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/cinema/a-story-to-believe-in ” - nikhil_taneja
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/mumbai-film-festival-director-marshall-lewy-on-his-latest-film-california-solo-499501.html ” - nikhil_taneja
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/mumbai-film-festival-in-conversation-with-sundance-winner-james-ponsoldt-493601.html ” - nikhil_taneja
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/mumbai-film-festival-in-conversation-with-oscar-winner-james-marsh-492067.html ” - nikhil_taneja
Wagner Moura
Wagner Moura is a Brazilian film, television and stage actor. Besides being a well-established and acclaimed actor in Brazil, he has achieved widespread international fame for his portrayal of Captain (later Colonel) Roberto Nascimento, protagonist of the highly successful 2007 film Elite Squad and its sequel...
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/mumbai-film-festival-brazilian-director-luciano-moura-talks-about-fathers-chair-502865.html ” - nikhil_taneja
Brian Klugman
Brian was born in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother is a retired school teacher and his father is a real estate broker. Brian has an older brother Jeffrey, a younger sister, Laurie and a younger brother, Michael. Brian went to Germantown Academy for high school and Carnegie Mellon University.
“ Interview link: http://www.firstpost.com/living/mumbai-film-festival-in-conversation-with-writers-of-tron-legacy-on-their-directing-debut-497670.html ” - nikhil_taneja
Colin Trevorrow
Born in San Francisco and raised in Oakland, Colin Trevorrow started making short films when he was 12 years old. He studied film and dramatic writing at New York University. After graduation, he wrote and directed "Home Base" a digital short that became one of the early viral successes on the internet...
Alison Klayman
The New York Times' chief film critics A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis named Alison Klayman one of the "20 Directors to Watch" on 2013 list of rising international filmmaking talents under 40. Alison's debut feature documentary, "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry", was shortlisted for an Academy Award and earned Alison a Director's Guild of America nomination...
“ Interview link: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/cinema/the-spirit-of-defiance ” - nikhil_taneja