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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 81 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Being John Malkovich
(1999)
Anomalisa
Anomalisa Writer
(2015)
Adaptation.
Adaptation. Writer
(2002)

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 2019 Chaos Walking (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2015 Anomalisa (play - as Francis Fregoli) / (written by)
 2008 Synecdoche, New York (written by)
 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)
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2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Francis Fregoli

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

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

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Has one daughter, Anna. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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