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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 19 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Roadies (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2015 Aloha (completed)
 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:

: Directed music video, "Tiny Dancer", for Elton John. 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:

It used to be, like, the sanctity of rock was that you could never let a song of yours be used in a commercial. It was like, 'Oh man, we'll never let our music be exploited that way.' Now they'll call you up and say, 'You gotta use this song in your movie, man. It's the new VW ad! People love it.' And you realize, boy, have times changed. See more »

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Five of the films that he directed (Say Anything... (1989), Singles (1992), Jerry Maguire (1996), Almost Famous (1996) and Elizabethtown (2005)) have scenes with characters on airplanes or walking through airports. See more »

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

Star Sign:

Cancer

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