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Julie Taymor


Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007). She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a teacher of political science. Young Taymor was fond of... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Across the Universe
(2007)
Frida
Frida Director
(2002)
Titus
Titus Director
(1999)
The Tempest
The Tempest Director
(2010)

Filmography

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 2010/I The Tempest
 2002 Frida
 1999 Titus
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Oedipus Rex (1993)
 1992 Fool's Fire (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Directed the Broadway show "Juan Darien" (1996). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Taymor

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on designing puppets/costumes for 'The Lion King'] Having made the decision not to hide the performers within animal suits or behind masks, the challenge was to convey the animal's essence while maintaining the presence of the human.

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Was ousted as director of Broadway musical, "Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark", in 2011. Lawsuits were filed by both sides and a royalties agreement was reached in February 2012. See more »

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