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Wayne Kramer was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He immigrated to the United States in 1986. His feature film breakthrough came in 2003, when he directed William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin and Maria Bello in "The Cooler." Baldwin went on to receive a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination, while both Baldwin and Bello received Golden Globe ... See full bio »

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Known For

Running Scared
Running Scared Director
(2006)
The Cooler
The Cooler Director
(2003)
Mindhunters
Mindhunters Writer
(2004)
Crossing Over
Crossing Over Director
(2009)

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Which project did he feel didn't live up to what he had envisioned?

I wrote the original screenplay to Mindhunters and it was rewritten (dumbed down) by a dozen writers. The finished movie bears very little resemblance to my original work. I don't have a line of dialogue left in the film and very little of my original storyline.

Excerpted from Wayne Kramer answers 10 Questions on IGN

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Is a great admirer of film music composer, John Barry. See more »

Trademark:

Heavy emphasis on sexuality and violence. Unusual transition shots. Uses complex steadicam and crane shots.

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