Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 26 nominations.
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(TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
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TV commercial for American Express (USA) (2006)
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Manoj Night Shyamalan
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[on his influences] At 14, I was at the airport, dropping off my grandmother. I went into the bookstore and picked up Spike Lee
's book, "Gotta Have It", documenting his early filmmaking experiences. If I hadn't picked up that book, I don't know if I would have been a filmmaker. Lee was from the East Coast and had no family in the business. He just found the way to make movies. And somehow, it ...
Ranked #30 on Premiere's 2005 Power 50 List. Had ranked #23 in 2004.
Car crashes play pivotal roles in all his films: Cole reveals his gift to his mother during a traffic jam in The Sixth Sense
(1999), David "loses" his football abilities in a car accident in Unbreakable
(2000), and Graham's wife dies in a bizarre car accident in Signs