Won 1 Oscar.
Another 71 wins & 44 nominations.
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Directed and starred in the hit Paris stage production of "Amadeus" in the early 1980s.
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
Received his first best director Oscar for the movie The Pianist
(2002) five months after the awards ceremony. His friend, Harrison Ford
, flew to France to present Polanski the award, since the director would be immediately arrested and incarcerated due to outstanding warrants stemming from his fleeing the US to avoid further imprisonment after his 1978 statutory rape conviction. [8 September ...
Likes to arrange shots from the protagonist's perspective and slowly pan around the room to points of interest as the character notices them.