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Noah Baumbach

Born in Brooklyn in 1969 Noah Baumbach is the son of two film critics, Georgia Brown and Jonathan Baumbach (also a writer). His studies at Vassar College were the subject of his first film (made as he was 26 years old), Kicking and Screaming (1995). His second major picture, made ten years later, The Squid and the Whale (2005) was no less ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 While We're Young (written by)
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 2012 Frances Ha (written by)
 2010 Greenberg (screenplay) / (story)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (screenplay)
 2007 Margot at the Wedding (written by)
 2005 The Squid and the Whale (written by)
 2000 Thirty (TV Movie)
 1997 Highball (as Jesse Carter)
 1997 Mr. Jealousy (written by)
 1995 Kicking and Screaming (story) / (written by)
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Was interviewed in an episode of "Talking Movies" about the potential releasing of movies simultaneously in theaters, on DVD and TV (2006). The other interviewees were Steven Soderbergh, Todd Wagner and Reese Witherspoon.

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Jesse Carter | Ernie Fusco


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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So many movies are created by concept, even on the independent level. People are looking for something they can ratify, a novelty or an exciting concept. I taught a class on the French New Wave and I came upon this quote by Godard-something to the effect that, 'When I became a filmmaker, I realized I couldn't make the movies I wanted to make before I was a filmmaker.' That whole thing about him ... See more »


His mother is Village Voice critic Georgia Brown. His father Jonathan Baumbach is a novelist and film critic. See more »

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