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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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Other Works:

Biography: "Conversations with Wilder", 1999 (interviews with director--and Crowe's personal hero--Billy Wilder. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Little did I know that work-in-progress is a code for many things. In a press situation, it can mean the movie's not going to come out. It can mean the movie's not going to change at all, but if you don't like it we'll change it. Or it can mean the truth, which is it's a work-in-progress. See more »

Trivia:

He wrote the screenplay to Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) based on his book. He wrote the book after posing as a student at Hollywood High School, the school that everyone from his side of the tracks wanted to attend. See more »

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His films frequently have characters who are single parents See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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