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Terry Zwigoff


Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Zwigoff held several jobs before making his breakthrough feature: the documentary Crumb (1994) in 1994. His previous jobs included musician, shipping clerk, printer and welfare office worker. In fact, Zwigoff traces his film career back to discovering a rare blues recording by an unknown Chicago blues musician he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2003 Bad Santa
 2001 Ghost World
 1994 Crumb (Documentary)
 1985 Louie Bluie (Documentary)
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 2001 Ghost World (written by)
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 1994 Crumb (Documentary) (producer)
 1985 Louie Bluie (Documentary) (producer)
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 2001 Ghost World (writer: "Zine-O-Phobia Music", "Pickin' Cotton Blues")
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 2004 Bad Santa: Not Your Typical Christmas Movie (Video documentary short)
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 2002 Making of 'Ghost World' (Video documentary short)
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 1996 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
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- Episode #3.91 (1996) ... Himself
 1995 The Anti Gravity Room (TV Series)
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- The Fringe II ... Himself
- Collectibles ... Himself

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If I see my films described as 'quirky' or, even worse, 'snarky' one more time, I'm going to probably seriously consider an early retirement. All these years I've labored under the conceit that they were "darkly humorous. See more »

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Was offered $10,000 to appear in a commercial campaign using hip filmmakers to endorse The Gap but turned it down, saying "I would find it a bit disingenuous after having spent 5 years of my life making a film railing against the evils of Corporate America.". See more »

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