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Mark Romanek


Mark Romanek was born on September 18, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a director, known for One Hour Photo (2002), Never Let Me Go (2010) and Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997). He is married to Brigette Romanek. See full bio »

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7 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

One Hour Photo
One Hour Photo Director
(2002)
Never Let Me Go
Never Let Me Go Director
(2010)
Static
Static Director
(1985)

Filmography

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 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 The Whispers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- X Marks the Spot (2015)
 2014 Taylor Swift: Shake It Off (Video short)
 2013 Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Rain", "Bedtime Story")
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary)
 2004 From Janet. To Damita Jo: The Videos (Video documentary) (video "Got 'Til It's Gone")
 2004 Corporate Ghost (Video) (video "Little Trouble Girl")
 2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video documentary) (video "El Scorcho")
 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Videos (Video documentary) (video "Can't Stop")
 2003 Johnny Cash: Hurt (Video short)
 2002 Best of Bowie (Video documentary) (videos "Jump They Say", "Black Tie White Noise")
 2000 Morrissey: ¡Oye Esteban! (Video) (video "The More you Ignore me, the Closer I Get")
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (videos "Rain", "Bedtime Story")
 1997 Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (Video documentary) (video "Scream")
 1997 Closure (Video documentary) (segments "Closer", "The Perfect Drug")
 1995 R.E.M. Parallel (Video) (video "Strange Currencies")
 1993 Madonna: Rain (Video short)
 1991 MTV's 10th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
 1987 The The: Infected (Video)
 1985 Static
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Nusic video: Directed Janet Jackson video "Got 'Til It's Gone", for which he won a Grammy award. See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I guess it depends if you direct really crappy music videos or really great feature films. I would say generally there's a little bit of a pejorative when you mention the phrase music video because it brings to mind 'junk'.

However, when you look at the crop of music video directors like Spike Jonze, David Fincher and Chris Cunningham, these guys are clearly great filmmakers in whatever medium ... See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College with a degree in Cinema and Photography See more »

Trademark:

Strongly emulates Stanley Kubrick's style in filming

Star Sign:

Virgo

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