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Certainly idiosyncratic as a writer, Cameron Crowe has created a series of scripts that, while liked by the critics, were considered offbeat and difficult to market. He began his writing career as a 15-year-old high-school student, with articles on music submitted to Rolling Stone magazine, and only a few years later had his first script, for Fast... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 Pearl Jam Twenty (Documentary)
 2011 The Union (Documentary)
 2005 Elizabethtown
 2001 Vanilla Sky
 2000 Almost Famous
 1999 Alice in Chains: Music Bank - The Videos (Video) (video "Would?")
 1996 Jerry Maguire
 1995 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback (Video documentary) (video "Change of Heart")
 1992 Singles
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Directed commercial for Gap clothing "Denim Invasion" See more »

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4 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

"You can't blame the actor [for a film's failure]. It's not math. It's like catching lightning in a bottle." On Orlando Bloom and his role in Elizabethtown (2005). See more »

Trivia:

Wrote the foreword for "Ready When You Are, Mr. Coppola, Mr. Spielberg, Mr. Crowe" by Jerry Ziesmer (Scarecrow Press, 2003). See more »

Trademark:

His films frequently contain scenes where a character sings a song in a car (John Mahoney sings "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" in Say Anything... (1989), Tom Cruise sings "Free-fallin'" in Jerry Maguire (1996), the band sings "Tiny Dancer" in Almost Famous (2000)). The one to note specifically is Cameron Diaz in Vanilla Sky (2001), who does not sing in the car but plays a CD in which she is the ... See more »

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