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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 13 August 1968Los Angeles County, California, USA
Birth NameJoshua Jacob Marston

Mini Bio (1)

Joshua Marston was born in California. His way to film direction has been atypical. Indeed, he first worked in Paris as a journalist for Life, then for ABC News during the Gulf War. He later turned to teaching in Prague where he was an English teacher for a year. Back in the USA he graduated in Chicago, becoming a master of political sciences before getting a film direction degree from the University of New York. He made his first short in 1999.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Guy Bellinger

Trivia (6)

Went to the same High School as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Corben Bernsen, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman, and Richard Dreyfuss.
Did photography in school.
Once studied political science at a grad school but did not like it and left.
Speaks Spanish.
Studied film and graduated from NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.
Has directed one Oscar nominated performance: Catalina Sandino Moreno in Maria Full of Grace (2004).

Personal Quotes (1)

About a year into the process, I realized that aside from making the film about a girl who lived very far away, I was making a film about a girl who was doing something universal in trying to figure out the meaning of her life. [on 'Maria Full of Grace.']

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