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Martin Brest


Martin Brest was born on August 8, 1951 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Scent of a Woman (1992), Meet Joe Black (1998) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984). See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Scent of a Woman
Scent of a Woman Director
(1992)
Meet Joe Black
Meet Joe Black Director
(1998)
Beverly Hills Cop
(1984)
Gigli
Gigli Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2003 Gigli
 1988 Midnight Run
 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jamie Lee Curtis/James Brown/Ellen Shipley (1980) ... (segment "Hot Dogs for Gauguin")
 1977 Hot Tomorrows
 1972 Hot Dogs for Gauguin (Short)
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Made an award winning short subject, "Hot Dogs for Gauguin" with Danny DeVito early in his career.

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Personal Quote:

[on directing Beverly Hills Cop (1984)] That the film turned out to be coherent is a miracle. That it is successful proves there is a God. See more »

Trivia:

Was the original director of WarGames (1983) but was replaced by John Badham. Several of Brest's scenes still remain in the film. See more »

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This guy's resume baffles me kisander-1
Will his career die? cman2099x
Deserves another chance jruiz58
How could he do Gigli after MJB and SOAW depotestad
scent of a woman, an allan smithee film?? mbsound
what's going on? wassuoof
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