Won 1 Oscar.
Another 81 wins & 54 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
1976: Provided his own dubbing in the Italian post-synchronized version of his film 'Le Locataire' (L'inquilino del terzio piano).
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
4 Interviews |
64 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Evil and the Devil are two different things. The Devil is how humans like to imagine evil, with horns and a tail. Evil is part of our personality. I've never believed in occultism or the Devil, and I'm not at all religious. I'd rather read science books than something about occultism. When it comes to cinema, evil is simply a form of entertainment to me.
Won the Best Director Oscar in 2003 for The Pianist
(2002) at the age of 69 years and 7 months, making him the oldest person ever, as of now, to win that award to that point in time. Polanski eclipsed the record previously held by George Cukor
, who was 65 when he won for directing My Fair Lady
(1964). This record was beaten in 2005 when Clint Eastwood
won at the age of 74 for Million Dollar Baby
Likes to arrange shots from the protagonist's perspective and slowly pan around the room to points of interest as the character notices them.