Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 26 nominations.
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TV commercial for American Express (USA) (2006)
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Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on the power of cinema] I once wrote an article about the Nuremburg trial and on the evil of the Nazis. These people were animals. And their faces throughout the trial were like ice, except for the moment when they showed a movie in the courtroom. When the lights went down and they showed the footage of the bodies being pushed into the pits, their expressions changed and they became emotional. ...
He and Dan Aykroyd
, are the only two men to direct themselves in performances that "won" them a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor. Shyamalan "won" the award for, and also directed, the film Lady in the Water
Emphasises beats between actions and dialogue delivery, so his characters lines and actions seldom (if ever) overlap.