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Benh Zeitlin


Born in New York City and raised in Sunnyside, Queens and then Westchester County, Benh Zeitlin began his career as a film-maker at the tender age of 6 years when he and a friend made a Batman movie. He continued making films as a child before attending Wesleyan University, where he majored in film. After graduation, Benh spent a summer in Prague ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 57 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Glory at Sea
Glory at Sea Director
(2008)
Egg
Egg Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2008 Glory at Sea (Short)
 2005 Egg (Short)
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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

The people I really admire, like [John] Cassavetes, live the lives of their movies, and that's how I want to live. See more »

Trivia:

His parents Steve Zeitlin and Amanda Dargan are both urban folklorists who founded and run the highly respected nonprofit City Lore organization in NYC. See more »

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