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Todd Solondz


Todd Solondz was born in Newark, New Jersey. One of his earliest jobs in the film industry was when, as a young man, he worked as a messenger for the Writers' Guild of America. During this time, he wrote several screenplays. Solondz's first color film with sync sound was the short "Schatt's Last Shot" (1985). Solondz played a high schooler who ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Happiness
Happiness Director
(1998)
Welcome to the Dollhouse
(1995)
Storytelling
Storytelling Director
(2001)
Wiener-Dog
Wiener-Dog Director
(2016)

Filmography

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 2016 Wiener-Dog
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) (segment ": "3013")
 2011 Dark Horse
 2004 Palindromes
 2001 Storytelling
 1998 Happiness
 1985 Schatt's Last Shot (Short)
 1984 Babysitter (Short)
 1984 Feelings (Short)
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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some people will of course accuse me of misanthropy and cynicism. I can't celebrate humanity but I'm not out to indict it either. I just want to expose certain truths. See more »

Trivia:

He initially gave up on his film career after negative experiences making Fear, Anxiety & Depression (1989) but a friend convinced him to give it another try. See more »

Trademark:

All his movies involve Livingston, New Jersey, in some way See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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