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Joel Schumacher


Joel Schumacher was born on August 29, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Joel T. Schumacher. He is a director and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Phone Booth (2002) and Batman Forever (1995). See full bio »

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Known For

The Phantom of the Opera
(2004)
Phone Booth
Phone Booth Director
(2002)
Batman Forever
Batman Forever Director
(1995)
Batman & Robin
Batman & Robin Director
(1997)

Filmography

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 2013 House of Cards (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Chapter 6 (2013)
- Chapter 5 (2013)
 2012 The Killing Floor: Star Baby (Video short)
 2011 Trespass
 2011 Man in the Mirror (Short)
 2010 Twelve
 2009 Blood Creek
 2008 Choose or Lose (TV Special)
 2007 The Number 23
 2004 I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS (Video documentary) (video "Devil Inside")
 2002 Phone Booth
 2002 Bad Company
 2000 Tigerland
 1999 Flawless
 1999 8MM
 1994 The Client
 1993 Falling Down
 1992 2000 Malibu Road (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Pilot (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
 1991 Dying Young
 1990 Flatliners
 1989 Cousins
 1988 INXS: Kick: The Video Flick (Video short documentary) (video "Devil Inside")
 1987 The Lost Boys
 1983 D.C. Cab
 1974 Virginia Hill (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed INXS music video "Devil Inside" (1988). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 13 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the young characters in St. Elmo's Fire (1985) compared to today's young people] In St. Elmo's Fire (1985), they were expected to have huge careers and become very accomplished. It was the year of Reaganomics. I think many kids are still expected of that, but they grow up much sooner, and they're bombarded by the Internet, the blogs, the Facebook, the media, the celebration of badly behaved ... See more »

Trivia:

Well before she became famous Schumacher shared an apartment with writer/journalist Liz Smith. See more »

Trademark:

His characters are often people who take matter into their own hands (Batman Forever (1995), 8MM (1999), Falling Down (1993), Flawless (1999)). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Pedo rumors. shangra86
Schumacher is NOT an inconsistent director... Candlemas
Way too much respect for this guy around here. purplegoose13
Joel should direct new batman beyond live action version movie? chriswilke-1
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Amazing, Awesome, Astonishing Director. alvin_edwin
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