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Terrence Malick


Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965. A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen College, Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship, but did ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Tree of Life
(2011)
The Thin Red Line
(1998)
The New World
The New World Writer
(2005)
Badlands
Badlands Producer
(1973)

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 2017 Untitled Anthony Lucero Project (executive producer) (filming)
 2016 The Spearhead Effect (executive producer) (post-production)
  The Devil's Teeth (executive producer) (announced)
 2016 The Vessel (executive producer)
 2014 The Better Angels (producer)
 2013 Red Wing (executive producer)
 2006 Amazing Grace (producer)
 2004 Undertow (producer)
 2004 The Beautiful Country (producer)
 2000 Happy Times (executive producer)
 1999 Endurance (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Terry Malick | David Whitney

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on working with Martin Sheen on Badlands (1973)] Martin Sheen was extraordinary. He's a very gifted man. He's from a working class family, so he had all the moods down for the film. And when he wasn't before the cameras, he was helping in the background, wrapping cables, packing up light reflectors. One day I found him going around a gas station and picking up aluminum snapback lids from soda ... See more »

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Terrence Malick is step-father to actor, producer, and director, Will Wallace. See more »

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Philosophical themes See more »

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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