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...
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