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Pauline Kael (1919–2001)

Pauline Kael was born on June 19, 1919 in Petaluma, California, USA. She was married to Edward Landberg. She died on September 3, 2001 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Stelle emigranti
(1982)
The Magical Eye
The Magical Eye Herself (film critic, The New Yorker)
(1989)

Filmography

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 1991 The Complete Citizen Kane (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1989 The Magical Eye (Documentary)
Herself (film critic, The New Yorker)
 1982 Stelle emigranti (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1977 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Cinema (1977) ... Herself
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #3.124 (1971) ... Herself
 1970 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 6 May 1970 (1970) ... Herself
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 2013 Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (Documentary)
Herself
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Film Critic
- Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000) ... Herself - Film Critic
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
Herself (with Woody Allen) (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" (Bantam Books) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

4' 9" (1.45 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Beverly D'Angelo] She's a wonderful actress and a delightful comedian. She's really a symbol of what's wrong with movies right now, that a woman so beautiful and talented can't seem to get lead roles. It's rough for a woman. She's been around for a while, so hey just don't think of her. But she's so gorgeous and so much fun to watch. Every time I see a movie with some bland new actress who ... See more »

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A friend and champion of Sam Peckinpah, she was one of the first to confront the director about his destructive lifestyle, including his rampant alcoholism and misogyny. See more »

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