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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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Other Works:

Provides the voice for Hunter S. Thompson in the audiobook adaptation of Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

SQÜRL

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never talk to actors as a group. Only one at a time. I talk to them about being their characters. Never, ever, about the meaning of the scene. I don't want the actors overladen with research, so they grow stale. See more »

Trivia:

Doesn't allow his movies to be dubbed for foreign movie markets. They are mostly shown with subtitles in other countries. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts musicians as actors in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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