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Jim Jarmusch


Moved to New York City at the age of seventeen from Akron, Ohio. Graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in English, class of '75. Without any prior film experience, he was accepted into the Tisch School of the Arts, New York. See full bio »
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 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (segment "Int. Trailer Night")
 1997 Year of the Horse (Documentary)
 1995 Coffee and Cigarettes III (Short)
 1995 Dead Man
 1990 Red Hot and Blue (TV Movie) (segment "It's All Right With Me")
 1989 Mystery Train
 1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II (Short)
 1986 Coffee and Cigarettes (Short)
 1986 Down by Law
 1983 Stranger Than Paradise (Short)
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Provides the voice for Hunter S. Thompson in the audiobook adaptation of Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I consider myself a dilettante in a positive way, and I always have. That affects my sense of filmmaking. See more »

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At college one of his professors was cult director Nicholas Ray. They formed a friendship and Jarmusch became his assistant for the making of a film. See more »

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Often casts musicians as actors in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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