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James Foley was born on December 28, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for At Close Range (1986), After Dark, My Sweet (1990) and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). See full bio »

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Known For

At Close Range
At Close Range Director
(1986)
After Dark, My Sweet
(1990)
Glengarry Glen Ross
(1992)
House of Cards
House of Cards Director
(2013-2015)

Filmography

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 2017 Fifty Shades Darker (directed by)
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Deal (2016)
- Short Squeeze (2016)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Truth (2015)
 2013-2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Chapter 39 (2015)
- Chapter 32 (2015)
- Chapter 31 (2015)
- Chapter 26 (2014)
- Chapter 25 (2014)
 2014 Red Zone (TV Movie)
 2013 Hannibal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sorbet (2013)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Live to Tell", "Papa Don't Preach", "True Blue", "Who's That Girl" film segments")
 2004 Hollywood Division (TV Movie)
 2003 Confidence
 1999 The Corruptor
 1997 Gun (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Shot (1997)
 1996 The Chamber
 1996 Fear
 1995 Two Bits
 1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.17 (1991)
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video) (video "Papa Don't Preach")
 1990 Deep Purple: King of Dreams (Video short)
 1987 Madonna: Who's That Girl (Video short) (Who's That Girl film segments)
 1986 Madonna: True Blue (Video short)
 1986 Madonna: Papa Don't Preach (Video short) (as Peter Percher)
 1986 Madonna: Live to Tell (Video short) (as Peter Percher)
 1985 Madonna Live: The Virgin Tour (Video documentary) (opening sequence)
 1985 Madonna: Dress You Up (Video short) (opening sequence)
 1984 Reckless
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Madonna music video "True Blue". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Peter Percher
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Sean Penn in 'At Close Range'] I had this little shed out I front of my house, and Sean went to the store and bought heavy weights, brought them back and put them in the shed. And I remember he was so surprised, once he committed himself to that, how his body changed so dramatically, in a short period of time. But he had to eat an awful lot too, and that was hard for him, funnily enough. See more »

Trivia:

Served as best man at the wedding of Sean Penn and Madonna (August 1985). See more »

Nickname:

Jamie

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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