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Paul Mazursky (1930–2014)

Paul Mazursky was born on April 25, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Irwin Lawrence Mazursky. He is known for his work on Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986), Antz (1998) and An Unmarried Woman (1978). He was married to Betsy Mazursky. He died on June 30, 2014 in Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
Charlie Perlman
 2001 Da wan
Studio boss
 1999 Crazy in Alabama
Walter Schwegmann
 1998 Antz
Psychologist (voice)
 1998 Bulworth
Paul Mazursky (uncredited)
 1997 Touch
 1996 2 Days in the Valley
Teddy Peppers
 1996 Faithful
Dr. Susskind
 1995 Miami Rhapsody
 1994 Love Affair
Herb Stillman
 1993 Carlito's Way
Judge Feinstein
 1992 Man Trouble
Lee MacGreevy
 1991 Scenes from a Mall
Dr. Hans Clava
 1989 Enemies: A Love Story
Leon Tortshiner
 1988 Punchline
 1988 Moon Over Parador
Momma (as Carlotta Gerson)
 1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Sidney Waxman
 1985 Into the Night
Bud Herman
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson
 1982 Tempest
 1981 History of the World: Part I
Roman Officer - The Roman Empire
 1979 A Man, a Woman and a Bank
Norman Barrie
 1978 An Unmarried Woman
 1976 A Star Is Born
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Casting Director (uncredited)
 1974 Harry and Tonto
Prostitute (uncredited)
 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Man Screaming at the Institute (uncredited)
 1968 I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Hippie on Sidewalk (uncredited)
 1966 Deathwatch
 1955 Blackboard Jungle
Emmanuel Stoker
 1953 Fear and Desire
Pvt. Sidney
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Alternate Names:

Carlotta Gerson | Igor & H | Irwin P. Mazursky

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That is the difference between me and Ingmar Bergman. I once said to [Bergman's cinematographer] Sven Nykvist, "Does Bergman have a sense of humor?". And Sven said, "Ja, ja, Ingmar has a funny nightmare.". See more »


He had two daughters with his wife, Betsy: Jill and Meg Mazursky. See more »

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