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Charlie Kaufman


Avid reader Charlie Kaufman wrote plays and made short films as a young student. He moved from Massapequa, New York to West Hartford, Connecticut in 1972 where he attended high school. As a comedic actor, he performed in school plays and, after graduation, he enrolled at Boston University but soon transferred NYU to study film. Charlie worked in ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 64 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 How and Why (TV Movie)
 2008 Synecdoche, New York (written by)
 2006 Moral Orel (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Love (2006) ... (story - uncredited)
 2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (screenplay)
 2002 Adaptation. (screenplay)
 2001 Human Nature (written by)
 1999 Being John Malkovich (written by)
 1996-1997 Ned and Stacey (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Where My Third Nepal Is Sheriff (1997) ... (written by)
- Computer Dating (1996) ... (written by)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... (writer)
- The Pepsi Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (writer)
 1993 The Trouble with Larry (TV Series) (writer)
 1992-1993 The Edge (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes)
- Episode #1.14 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1992) ... (writer)
- Tape Cycle #7 (1992) ... (writer)
 1991-1992 Get a Life (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- 1977 2000 (1992) ... (written by)
- Prisoner of Love (1991) ... (written by)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

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1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't know what the hell a third act is.

Trivia:

He is notorious for avoiding the press and in particular dislikes the idea of being interviewed on television. He was interviewed by Charlie Rose at the end of March 2004, and by Stephen Colbert in December of 2008. See more »

Trademark:

His films often deal with themes of reality and identity See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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