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Michael Polish


Michael Polish was born on October 30, 1970 in El Centro, California, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Twin Falls Idaho (1999), Northfork (2003) and Jackpot (2001). He has been married to Kate Bosworth since August 31, 2013. He was previously married to Jo Strettell. See full bio »

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Known For

Twin Falls Idaho
Twin Falls Idaho Director
(1999)
Northfork
Northfork Director
(2003)
Jackpot
Jackpot Director
(2001)
Big Sur
Big Sur Director
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Nona
 2016 Hot Bot
 2014 Amnesiac
 2013 Big Sur
 2009 Stay Cool (as Ted Smith)
 2009 The Smell of Success (as Larry Smith)
 2003 Northfork
 2001 Jackpot
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The Declaration of Independent Filmmaking See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Larry Smith | Ted Smith
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)) Maybe it was because they are more cartoonish. They were framed differently, their particular way of close-ups. The music was more on top of the picture than any others, played so much into character that it identified certain instruments with people. That's what I thought a Western should be. If someone asked me what my favorite Western was, I'd say, "... See more »

Trivia:

His father is of part Austrian ancestry, and his mother's family is Mexican. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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