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J.C. Chandor

J.C. Chandor is a writer and director, known for Margin Call (2011), All Is Lost (2013) and A Most Violent Year (2014). He has been married to Mary Cameron Goodyear since 2004. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 A Most Violent Year (written by)
 2013 Making a Scene (Short) (lines written by)
 2013 All Is Lost (written by)
 2011 Margin Call (written by)
 2004 Despacito (Short) (written by)
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JC Chandor


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on All Is Lost (2013) and his competitive spirit in promoting that style of movie] I think my films kind of walk this line that I'm proud of, that they feel sort of like films of my youth, which were far more commercial. I did not grow up a cinefile. No one in my family was in the film business or even anything close to it. There is certainly a part of my filmmaking that harkens to a more ... See more »


Is the father of two children, and his own father worked for over 30 years with Merrill Lynch. See more »

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