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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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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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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

His music video for Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" was voted best video of all time by Guardian readers - ahead of even "Thriller" by Michael Jackson. See more »

Trademark:

Strongly emulates Stanley Kubrick's style in filming

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Virgo

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