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Errol Morris


His documentaries helped spur a rebirth of non-fiction film in the 80s & garnered wide critical success. But until 2003's "The Fog of War," Morris was shunned by the Academy Awards. Morris' first two films won much acclaim (Gates of Heaven (1978) and Vernon, Florida (1981)). In the second movie, Morris intended to explore "Nub City," the town known... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Being Mr. Met (TV Movie)
 2015 Chrome (TV Movie)
 2015 Most Valuable Whatever (TV Movie)
 2015 The Heist (TV Movie)
 2015 The Streaker (TV Movie)
 2015 The Subterranean Stadium (TV Movie)
 2014 Leymah Gbowee: The Dream (Documentary short)
 2013 November 22, 1963 (Video documentary short)
 2013 The Unknown Known (Documentary)
 2012 El Wingador (Documentary short)
 2011 The Umbrella Man (Documentary short)
 2011 They Were There (Documentary short)
 2010 Tabloid (Documentary)
 2008 Survivors (Short)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (opening film)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (filmed segments)
 2000-2001 First Person (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Smiling in a Jar (2000)
- The Parrot (2000)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary)
 1995 Errol Morris Interrotron Stories: Digging Up the Past (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1991 The Dark Wind
 1991 A Brief History of Time (Documentary)
 1988 The Thin Blue Line (Documentary)
 1981 Vernon, Florida (Documentary)
 1978 Gates of Heaven (Documentary)
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Show Show Self (24 credits)

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Other Works:

Directed spots for Apple Computer's "Switch" campaign. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on his documentary 'The Known Unknown' and perceived differences between its treatment of Donald Rumsfeld and of Robert MacNamara in the earlier 'The Fog of War'] Well, of course I'd expected there'd be invidious comparisons, because why make comparisons if they're not going to be invidious? I used to say that Genesis got it wrong and it needed to be amended, because it assumes that th Heavens ... See more »

Trivia:

Morris has interviewed two former United States Secretaries of Defense for two of his movies: Donald Rumsfeld and Robert McNamara. See more »

Trademark:

Frequent Collaborators: composer Philip Glass, cinematographers Stefan Czapsky and Robert Chappell, production designer Ted Bafaloukos See more »

Star Sign:

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