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Todd Haynes


Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988). The movie uses dolls instead of actors to tell the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 52 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

I'm Not There.
I'm Not There. Director
(2007)
Far from Heaven
Far from Heaven Director
(2002)
Velvet Goldmine
Velvet Goldmine Director
(1998)
Carol
Carol Director
(2015)

Filmography

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 2015 Carol
 2013 Six by Sondheim (TV Movie documentary) (segment "'I'm Still Here'")
 2013 Enlightened (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Part Five (2011)
- Part Four (2011)
- Part Three (2011)
- Part Two (2011)
- Part One (2011)
 2004 Corporate Ghost (Video) (video "Disappearer" "Disappearer Director's Cut")
 1995 Safe
 1993 Dottie Gets Spanked (TV Short)
 1991 Goo (Video)
 1991 Poison
 1978 The Suicide (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed the music video "Disappearer" by Sonic Youth. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

You can be a smarty-pants director, but that won't matter if the movie doesn't work emotionally as well as intellectually. See more »

Trivia:

He wrote the role of Cathy Whitaker in Far from Heaven (2002) specifically for Julianne Moore. She went on to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her performance in the film. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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