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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:

: Directed music video, "The Fixer", for Pearl Jam. 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:

I just sort of fear that everybody does it now. Everything's hip, every commercial's hip. It almost makes you want to do a Mancini-type score, because nobody's doing it. It would set itself apart more than a pop score now. So the goal was, in this movie, to try some different things. [on the score for Elizabethtown] See more »

Trivia:

When he won his Oscar for Almost Famous (2000), he dedicated the award to "Audrey and Billy". Most people assumed this was for Audrey Hepburn and Billy Wilder but, in fact, it was for Billy Wilder and his wife Audrey Young, who were close personal friends of Cameron. See more »

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Films feature pop songs by leading acts See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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