Nominated for 3 Oscars.
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Terry Malick | David Whitney
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on his future] There's a good many pictures I'd like to make, we'll see how many I'll be allowed to make.
He grew up on a farm and worked as a farmhand before studying philosophy at Harvard. After graduating he went to Magdalen College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar but left before finishing his thesis (on Martin Heidegger) after a disagreement with his advisor. He moved back to the United States and taught philosophy at M.I.T. while freelancing as a journalist.
Known as a bit of a recluse from public life and rarely gives interviews or makes appearances