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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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 2014 Taylor Swift: Shake It Off (Video short)
 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)
 1987 The The: Infected (Video)
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Music videos: Directed David Bowie's's "Jump They Say" and "Black Tie White Noise." Both clips are included on Bowie's video promoting the album, which also has the name "Black Tie White Noise." 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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