13 wins & 36 nominations.
See more awards »
(producer - produced by)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
"I Got Schooled: The Unlikely Story of How a Moonlighting Movie-Maker Learned the Five Keys to Closing America's Education Gap" - Author. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 1476716455
7 Interviews |
18 Articles |
Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Except for Pixar, I have made the four most successful original movies in a row of all time.
Turned down the opportunity to direct the Harry Potter franchise on three separate occasions. He was first offered Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
(2001) on a recommendation from friend Steven Spielberg
(who had previously been considered to direct), but turned it down due to post-production commitments on his own film Unbreakable
(2000). After the massive success of his own film, Signs
Films contain widowed spouses or struggling/abandoned marriages. Anna Crowe in The Sixth Sense was a widow and Lynn Sear's husband had abandoned them. The struggling relationship of David and Audrey in Unbreakable. Graham was a widower in Signs. Alice was a widow in The Village. Cleveland was a widower in Lady in the Water. Finally, the struggling marriage of Alma and Elliott in The Happening.