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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. Cameron Bruce Crowe was born in Palm Springs, California, to Alice Marie Crowe (née George), a teacher and activist, and James A. Crowe, a real estate/telephone business owner. Cameron... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Roadies (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2015/I Aloha (written by)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo (screenplay)
 2011 Pearl Jam Twenty (Documentary) (written by)
 2005 Elizabethtown (written by)
 2001 Vanilla Sky (screenplay)
 2000 Almost Famous (written by)
 1996 Jerry Maguire (written by)
 1992 Singles (written by)
 1989 Say Anything... (written by)
 1986 Fast Times (TV Series) (based upon characters created by - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1986) ... (based upon characters created by)
 1984 The Wild Life (written by)
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (book) / (screenplay)
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: Co-directed music video, "Change of Heart", for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. See more »

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[on Elizabethtown (2005)] Well, people who love it, love it. And people who don't love it, they don't love it a lot. And that's fine. It always goes back to, "Why did you make that movie?" It was a pure thing for me - it's for my dad. The memories he left behind. See more »


Attended San Diego City College. See more »


Frequently includes a song by the band Sigur Rós in his films. See more »

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