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Peter Bogdanovich


Peter Bogdanovich was conceived in Europe but born in Kingston, New York. He is the son of immigrants fleeing the Nazis, Herma (Robinson) and Borislav Bogdanovich, a painter and pianist. His father was a Serbian Orthodox Christian, and his mother was from a rich Austrian Jewish family. Peter originally was an actor in the 1950s, studying his craft ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Targets
Targets Sammy Michaels
(1968)
Hitchcock/Truffaut
(2015)
Paper Moon
Paper Moon Director
(1973)

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 2018 The Creatress (announced)
Theo Mencken
 2017 Willie and Me (post-production)
Charley
 2017 Los Angeles Overnight (completed)
Vedor Ph.D.
 2016 6 Love Stories
Duane Crawford
 2016/II Between Us
 2016 The Tell-Tale Heart
The Old Man
 2016 Durant's Never Closes
George
 2015 Pearly Gates
Marty
 2014 While We're Young
Speaker
 2013 Are You Here
Judge Harlan Plath
 2013/III Cold Turkey
Poppy
 2013/II Don't Let Me Go
Man
 2010 Queen of the Lot
Pedja Sapir
 2008 Humboldt County
Professor Hadley
 2007 The Doorman
Peter
 2007 The Fifth Patient
Edward Birani
 2007 The Dukes
Lou
 2007 Dedication
Roger Spade
 2001 Festival in Cannes
Milo
 1999 Coming Soon
Bartholomew
 1998 54
Elaine's Patron (as Peter Bogdonovich)
 1997 Highball
Frank
 1997 Mr. Jealousy
Dr. Howard Poke
 1981 They All Laughed
Disk Jockey (uncredited)
 1979 Saint Jack
Eddie Schuman
 1977 Opening Night
Peter Bogdanovich (uncredited)
 1971 The Last Picture Show
DJ (voice, uncredited)
 1968 Targets
Sammy Michaels
 1967/II The Trip (uncredited)
 1966 The Wild Angels
Townsman in Fight at 'Loser's Funeral (uncredited)
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Other Works:

As author/interviewer, has produced books on Lillian Gish, Orson Welles, Allan Dwan, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock and Howard Hawks. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Bogdonovich | Derek Thomas

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[regarding his trademark neck scarves] I'm just wearing a bandanna; it's not so fancy. Most of the time they are cotton and different sizes. It started when I was shooting The Last Picture Show (1971) in Texas, and I liked wearing it because it made me feel secure. I don't know why. But it feels cozy, and I kept wearing it. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1981. See more »

Trademark:

Always seen wearing a neck scarf

Star Sign:

Leo

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