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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 1 November 1964Old Bethpage, Long Island, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Eric Mendelsohn graduated in fine arts at the Purchase New York State University in 1989. He became a painter and made a debut in the movies as assistant to Jeffrey Kurland, Woody Allen's costume designer. Hemade his first film - a short entitled 'Through An Open Window - in 1992. Six years later he directed his first feature, the poetic and brilliant Judy Berlin (1999), which earned him the best director award at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Guy Bellinger

Trivia (3)

Attended JFK High School in Old Bethpage
Brother of Bard College professor and author Daniel Mendelsohn.
Teaches Directing at Columbia University School of the Arts Graduate Film Division [August 2003]

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