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Steven Soderbergh

Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children of Mary Ann (Bernard) and Peter Soderbergh. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry. While he was still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his father was a ... See full bio »
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 2016 The Girlfriend Experience (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) (pre-production)
- Entry (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Available ... (executive producer)
- Separation ... (executive producer)
- Fabrication ... (executive producer)
- Blindsided ... (executive producer)
 2014-2015 The Knick (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- This Is All We Are (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Do You Remember Moon Flower? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Not Well at All (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Williams and Walker (2015) ... (executive producer)
- There Are Rules (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Magic Mike XXL (executive producer)
 2014 Citizenfour (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Red Oaks (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (associate producer)
 2012 Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 We Need to Talk About Kevin (executive producer)
 2011 His Way (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Rebecca H. (Return to the Dogs) (executive producer)
 2009 Solitary Man (producer)
 2009 Playground (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 I'm Not There. (executive producer)
 2007 Michael Clayton (executive producer)
 2007 Wind Chill (executive producer)
 2006 Pu-239 (executive producer)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (executive producer)
 2005 Rumor Has It... (executive producer)
 2005 Syriana (executive producer)
 2005 The Big Empty (Short) (executive producer)
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (executive producer)
 2005 Unscripted (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2005 The Jacket (producer)
 2005 Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Keane (executive producer)
 2004 Criminal (producer)
 2004 Able Edwards (executive producer)
 2003 K Street (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
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 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (executive producer)
 2002 Naqoyqatsi (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Far from Heaven (executive producer)
 2002 Welcome to Collinwood (producer)
 2002 Insomnia (executive producer)
 2001 Tribute (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2001 Who Is Bernard Tapie? (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1998 Pleasantville (producer)
 1996 The Daytrippers (producer)
 1993 Suture (executive producer)
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Provided director's commentary on the Criterion Collection DVD for Schizopolis (1996). See more »

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14 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Andrews | Mary Ann Bernard | Sam Lowry | Steve Soderbergh


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I think it's a real privilege to make a living doing this job. It's a great job - the best I can think of, actually. You walk into a room and say, "I'm imagining this," and they give you millions of dollars to go out and make it real. That's a pretty good gig. I have certain standards - sometimes I hit them and sometimes I don't. I don't think being precious is really good for any artform. So I ... See more »


Became the youngest winner ever of the Palme d'Or at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival for Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), his feature film directorial debut. He was 26. See more »


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