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James Foley was born on December 28, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director, known for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Fear (1996) and Perfect Stranger (2007). See full bio »

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 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (1 episode) (filming)
- 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")
 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")
 1984 Reckless
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Directed Madonna music video "True Blue" (1986). See more »

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[on 'At Close Range'] Sean was quite clearly the driving force in getting 'At Close Range' made. He was extremely hot, and it was going to be financed if he agreed to it. And he told the powers-that-be that I was the one he wanted to direct it. They clearly wanted Sean, didn't necessarily want me at all, and Sean said, "I'll do it if you do it with this guy". And they ultimately accepted me as ... See more »

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

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Jamie

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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