STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 242 this week

Gus Van Sant


Gus Van Sant was born on July 24, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Gus Greene Van Sant Junior. He is a producer and director, known for Good Will Hunting (1997), Milk (2008) and Elephant (2003). See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 08 Nov 2011
 
a list of 25 people
created 29 Jan 2012
 
a list of 47 people
created 30 Jul 2012
 
a list of 35 people
created 12 Aug 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gus Van Sant's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Good Will Hunting
(1997)
Milk
Milk Director
(2008)
Elephant
Elephant Director
(2003)
Paris, je t'aime
Paris, je t'aime Director
(2006)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Producer: Movie (14 credits)
  The McKennas (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2016 City of Gold (executive producer)
 2015 I Am Michael (executive producer)
 2012 Promised Land (executive producer)
 2012 Laurence Anyways (executive producer)
 2011/I Restless (producer)
 2010 Virginia (executive producer)
 2010 Howl (executive producer)
 2006 Wild Tigers I Have Known (executive producer)
 1999 Speedway Junky (executive producer)
 1998 Psycho (producer)
 1995 Kids (executive producer)
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (executive producer - as Gus Van Sant Jr.)
 1986 Mala Noche (producer)
Show Show Producer: Documentary (3 credits)
Show Show Producer: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Producer: Video (3 credits)
Show Show Producer: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Director: Movie (19 credits)
Show Show Director: Short (7 credits)
Show Show Director: TV (4 credits)
Show Show Director: Video (4 credits)
Show Show Director: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Writer: Movie (9 credits)
Show Show Writer: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Actor: Movie (8 credits)
Show Show Actor: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Actor: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Editor: Movie (7 credits)
Show Show Editor: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Sound department: Movie (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Camera department: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (18 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Documentary (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (21 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (11 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (7 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed Stone Temple Pilots music video "Creep" (1993). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 15 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Gus Van Sant Jr.

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on going digital to produce no-budget movies outside of Hollywood] There was an expected style in making a movie, like a template, and to deviate from it was highly suspect. You always made these a-little-more-safe decisions because money was riding on it. I got tired of it. See more »

Trivia:

Graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. See more »

Trademark:

Utilizes very low depth of field in his films' cinematography See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
You got to be kidding me! Elephant, Worst movie ever seen... omar_1
Ur favourite Gus Van Sant Film? QueenCaroline
Gus Van Sant's worst film: Heimpi
Top 10 Living American Directors wdashton43
Gus to do Harry Potter movie bakalarnik
NEW MOVIE 'THE ELECTRIC KOOL-AID ACID TEST' mc-sleepy
Discuss Gus Van Sant on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page