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Carroll Ballard

Carroll Ballard was born on October 14, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Carroll James Ballard. He is known for his work on Fly Away Home (1996), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and The Black Stallion (1979). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

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 2005 Duma
 1996 Fly Away Home
 1992 Wind
 1986 Nutcracker
 1969 Rodeo (Documentary short)
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Personal Quote:

If you don't have a million of what I call 'whammo' scenes, which means you can't go five seconds between somebody getting whammoed, studios don't think kids will like it. Personally, I think children are a lot more observant and adaptable. See more »

Trivia:

Was UCLA classmate of Francis Ford Coppola, who as exec. producer of The Black Stallion (1979), chose Ballard to direct it.

Trademark:

Films often focus on animal and human interactions.

Star Sign:

Libra

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