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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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  The Lost Symbol (rumored) (announced)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
 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)
 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")
 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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Musid videos: Directed Nine Inch Nails videos "closer" and "The Perfect Drug" See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Be daring and sincere. -- referring to an interview he read with Stanley Kubrick when asked what his tenets are for first-time film directors See more »


Was considered by 20th Century Fox as a potential director for the 2006 The Omen (2006) remake, however John Moore eventually got the job. See more »


Strongly emulates Stanley Kubrick's style in filming

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