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James Ponsoldt


James Ponsoldt was born in 1978 in Athens, Georgia, USA as James Adam Ponsoldt. He is a director and producer, known for The Spectacular Now (2013), The Circle (2017) and Smashed (2012). He has been married to Megan Holloway since September 25, 2010. See full bio »

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Known For

The Spectacular Now
(2013)
The Circle
The Circle Director
(2017)
Smashed
Smashed Director
(2012)
The End of the Tour
(2015)

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 2017/I The Circle (directed by)
 2017 The Legend of Master Legend (TV Movie)
 2015 Master of None (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hot Ticket (2015)
- Plan B (2015)
 2014 Shameless (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Iron City (2014)
 2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The M Word (2013)
 2012 Smashed
 2008 We Saw Such Things (Documentary short) (co-director)
 2006 Off the Black
 2004 Junebug and Hurricane (Short)
 2003 Rush Tickets (Short)
 2003 Coming Down the Mountain (Short)
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He graduated from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut with a Bachelor's Degree and earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree in directing from Columbia University in New York City. See more »

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