Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 12 wins & 29 nominations.
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(TV Series) (57 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (written by - 10 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
(play) / (screenplay)
(play - uncredited) / (written by)
(TV Movie) (written by)
(screenplay - as Richard Weisz)
(TV Short) (written by)
"On Directing Film" (Penguin Books)
3 Print Biographies |
5 Interviews |
35 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
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[on the influence of Vikram Jayanti's documentary, 'The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector' on his own later project for HBO] I see the documentary, and it's a brilliant documentary. And you start out. In the first ten seconds you're saying, 'Oh, this guy's a freak. He's small. He's wizened. He talks funny. His arms are shaky. He's obviously a freak'. Three minutes later, you say, 'Well, he ...
He wanted to be an actor as a young man but his attempts failed so he turned to writing and directing in order to stay in the industry.