Carter Burwell's Directorsby ChristopherLeeFan | created - 27 Jul 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
1. Joel Coen
Producer | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Joel Coen was born on November 29, 1954 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Joel Daniel Coen. He is a producer and writer, known for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), A Serious Man (2009) and Fargo (1996). He has been married to Frances McDormand since April 1, 1984. They have one child.
16 films 1984 – Blood Simple (1984) 1987 – Raising Arizona (1987) 1990 – Miller's Crossing (1990) 1991 – Barton Fink (1991) 1994 – The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) 1996 – Fargo (1996) 1998 – The Big Lebowski (1998) 2001 – The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) 2003 – Intolerable Cruelty (2003) 2004 – The Ladykillers (2004) 2007 – No Country for Old Men (2007) 2008 – Burn After Reading (2008) 2009 – A Serious Man (2009) 2010 – True Grit (2010) 2016 – Hail, Caesar! (2016) 2018 – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
2. Ethan Coen
Producer | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Ethan Coen was born on September 21, 1957 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Ethan Jesse Coen. He is a producer and writer, known for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), A Serious Man (2009) and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). He has been married to Tricia Cooke since October 2, 1990. They have two ...
16 films 1984 – Blood Simple (1984) (uncredited) 1987 – Raising Arizona (1987) (uncredited) 1990 – Miller's Crossing (1990) (uncredited) 1991 – Barton Fink (1991) (uncredited) 1994 – The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) (uncredited) 1996 – Fargo (1996) (uncredited) 1998 – The Big Lebowski (1998) (uncredited) 2001 – The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) (uncredited) 2003 – Intolerable Cruelty (2003) (uncredited) 2004 – The Ladykillers (2004) 2007 – No Country for Old Men (2007) 2008 – Burn After Reading (2008) 2009 – A Serious Man (2009) 2010 – True Grit (2010) 2016 – Hail, Caesar! (2016) 2018 – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Director | Marjorie Prime
Actor | Psycho
Anthony Perkins was born April 4, 1932 in New York City to Janet Esselstyn (Rane) and Osgood Perkins, an actor of both stage and film. His paternal great-grandfather was noted engraver Andrew Varick Stout Anthony.
Perkins attended the Brooks School, the Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University ...
1 film 1986 – Psycho III (1986)
7. Paul Mones
Writer | Saints and Sinners
1 film 1988 – The Beat (1987)
8. David Leland
Director | Wish You Were Here
David Leland was born on April 20, 1941 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as David Hugh Leland. He is an actor and director, known for Wish You Were Here (1987), Band of Brothers (2001) and Mona Lisa (1986). He has been married to Sabrina Canale since May 26, 2007. He was previously married to ...
1 film 1989 – Checking Out (1989)
Director | Memphis Belle
Michael Caton-Jones was born on October 15, 1957 in Broxburn, West Lothian, Scotland as Michael Jones. He is a director and producer, known for Memphis Belle (1990), Basic Instinct 2 (2006) and The Jackal (1997).
10. Fran Rubel Kuzui
Producer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1 film 1992 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Director | CBS Afternoon Playhouse
Stephen Gyllenhaal was born on October 4, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal. He is a director and producer, known for CBS Afternoon Playhouse (1978), Paris Trout (1991) and A Dangerous Woman (1993). He has been married to Kathleen Man since July 23, 2011. He was previously ...
12. Mark Frost
Writer | Fantastic Four
1 film 1992 – Storyville (1992)
13. Dominic Sena
Director | Kalifornia
1 film 1993 – Kalifornia (1993)
Writer | 48 Hrs.
Roger Spottiswoode was born on January 5, 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a director, known for 48 Hrs. (1982), The 6th Day (2000) and Shoot to Kill (1988). He was previously married to Holly Palance.
1 film 1993 – And the Band Played On (1993)
15. Stephen Surjik
Director | The Umbrella Academy
1 film 1993 – Wayne's World 2 (1993)
16. Andrew Bergman
Writer | Striptease
Andrew Bergman was born on February 20, 1945 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Striptease (1996), Blazing Saddles (1974) and Fletch (1985). He has been married to Louise Fay since 1973. They have two children.
1 film 1994 – It Could Happen to You (1994)
17. Michael Lehmann
Director | Hudson Hawk
Michael Lehmann was born on March 30, 1957 in San Francisco, California, USA as Michael Stephen Lehmann. He is a director and producer, known for Hudson Hawk (1991), Heathers (1988) and American Horror Story (2011). He is married to Holland Sutton.
1 film 1994 – Airheads (1994)
18. Damian Harris
Director | Gardens of the Night
1 film 1995 – Bad Company (1995)
19. Kevin Lima
Director | Enchanted
Kevin Lima was born on June 12, 1962 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA. He is known for his work on Enchanted (2007), A Goofy Movie (1995) and Tarzan (1999). He is married to Brenda Chapman. They have one child.
1 film 1995 – A Goofy Movie (1995)
20. Rob Epstein
Producer | The Celluloid Closet
Rob Epstein was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as Robert P. Epstein. He is a producer and director, known for The Celluloid Closet (1995), Paragraph 175 (2000) and The Times of Harvey Milk (1984).
Rob has produced films that have screened worldwide, in cinemas, on television, home video and ...
21. Jeffrey Friedman
Producer | The Celluloid Closet
22. James Foley
Director | At Close Range
James Foley was born on December 28, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for At Close Range (1986), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) and House of Cards (2013).
23. Mark Gordon
Producer | Saving Private Ryan
Mark Gordon was born on October 10, 1956 in Newport News, Virginia, USA. He is a producer, known for Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Messenger (2009) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). He was previously married to Karen Villeneuve.
1 episode 1995 – Children Remember the Holocaust (1995)
24. John Payson
Director | Joe's Apartment
1 film 1996 – Joe's Apartment (1996)
Writer | Moonlighting
Glenn Gordon Caron was born in 1954. He is a writer and producer, known for Moonlighting (1985), Medium (2005) and Now and Again (1999). He has been married to Tina DiJoseph since 2006. They have one child. He was previously married to Mary.
1 film 1997 – Picture Perfect (1997)
Mathieu Kassovitz was born on August 3, 1967 in Paris, France. He is an actor, known for Amélie (2001), La Haine (1995) and The Crimson Rivers (2000). He is married to Julie Mauduech. They have one child.
1 film 1997 – Assassin(s) (1997)
27. Richard Donner
Director | Superman
Richard Donner was born on April 24, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard D. Schwartzberg. He is a director and producer, known for Superman (1978), Ladyhawke (1985) and Lethal Weapon (1987). He has been married to Lauren Shuler Donner since November 27, 1986.
1 film 1997 – Conspiracy Theory (1997)
29. David Mamet
Writer | House of Games
David Mamet was born on November 30, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as David Alan Mamet. He is a writer and producer, known for House of Games (1987), State and Main (2000) and Wag the Dog (1997). He has been married to Rebecca Pidgeon since September 22, 1991. They have two children. He was ...
1 film 1997 – The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
30. Myra Paci
Director | Searching for Paradise
Myra Paci grew up in Rome, Italy and Boston, MA. She graduated with a B.A. in History from Yale University and received an M.F.A. in Film/Television Production from N.Y.U. Tisch School of the Arts. Her short films Butch Patrol and Transeltown played widely on the Lesbian/Gay International Film ...
31. Bill Condon
Director | Kinsey
Bill Condon was born on October 22, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA as William Patrick Condon. He is a director and writer, known for Kinsey (2004), Dreamgirls (2006) and Gods and Monsters (1998).
32. Todd Haynes
Director | Far from Heaven
Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988). ...
33. Stephen Frears
Director | Dangerous Liaisons
Stephen Frears was born on June 20, 1941 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Stephen Arthur Frears. He is a director and producer, known for Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Philomena (2013) and The Queen (2006). He has been married to Anne Rothenstein since 1992. They have two children. He was ...
1 film 1998 – The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
34. Simon West
Director | Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
1 film 1999 – The General's Daughter (1999)
35. Spike Jonze
Producer | Her
Spike Jonze made up one-third (along with Andy Jenkins and Mark Lewman) of the triumvirate of genius minds behind Dirt Magazine, the brother publication of the much lamented ground-breaking Sassy Magazine. These three uncommon characters were all editors for Grand Royal Magazine as well, under the ...
36. David O. Russell
Writer | American Hustle
David Owen Russell is an American film writer, director, and producer, known for a cinema of intense, tragi-comedic characters whose love of life can surpass dark circumstances faced in very specific worlds. His films address such themes as mental illness as stigma or hope; invention of self and ...
1 film 1999 – Three Kings (1999)
37. Jay Roach
Director | Trumbo
Jay Roach was born on June 14, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Mathew Jay Roach. He is a producer and director, known for Trumbo (2015), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and Blown Away (1994). He has been married to Susanna Hoffs since April 17, 1993. They have two ...
1 film 1999 – Mystery, Alaska (1999)
38. Mike Nichols
Director | The Graduate
He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later ...
1 film 2000 – What Planet Are You From? (2000)
39. Julian Schnabel
Director | Le scaphandre et le papillon
Julian Schnabel was born on October 26, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1 film 2000 – Before Night Falls (2000)
40. Joe Berlinger
Academy Award and eight-time Emmy nominated and Peabody and Emmy-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger has been a leading voice in nonfiction film and television for two decades. Berlinger's films include the landmark documentaries BROTHER'S KEEPER, the PARADISE LOST Trilogy, which helped lead to the ...
1 film 2000 – Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
41. Brian Helgeland
Writer | A Knight's Tale
Brian Helgeland was born on January 17, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Brian Thomas Helgeland. He is a writer and director, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Man on Fire (2004) and 42 (2013).
42. John Lee Hancock
Writer | The Blind Side
43. Andrew Niccol
Writer | Gattaca
New Zealand-born screenwriter-director Andrew Niccol began his career in London, successfully directing TV commercials before moving to Los Angeles in order to make films "longer than 60 seconds." He interested high-powered producer Scott Rudin in his The Truman Show (1998) script, but Rudin was not...
1 film 2002 – S1m0ne (2002)
44. Steven Shainberg
Producer | Secretary
1 film 2006 – Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
45. Lasse Hallström
Director | What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Lasse Hallström was born on June 2, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Lars Hallström. He is a director and writer, known for What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Chocolat (2000) and The Cider House Rules (1999). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. ...
1 film 2006 – The Hoax (2006)
46. Sidney Lumet
Director | 12 Angry Men
Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York. He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental. Although ...
1 film 2007 – Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
47. Martin McDonagh
Writer | In Bruges
Martin McDonagh was born on March 26, 1970 in Camberwell, London, England. He is a writer and director, known for In Bruges (2008), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) and Seven Psychopaths (2012).
Director | Twilight
Catherine Hardwicke was born on October 21, 1955 in Cameron, Texas, USA as Helen Catherine Hardwicke. She is a director and production designer, known for Twilight (2008), Thirteen (2003) and Lords of Dogtown (2005).
1 film 2008 – Twilight (2008)
51. Lisa Cholodenko
Director | The Kids Are All Right
Lisa Cholodenko earned an MFA at Columbia University Film School where she made an award-winning short film Dinner Party (1997) Her feature High Art (1998) won the National Society of Film Critics award for Ally Sheedy's performance and The Waldo Salt Screenwriting award at Sundance. Both "High Art...
52. Mike White
Writer | Chuck & Buck
Mike White was born on June 28, 1970 in Pasadena, California, USA as Michael Christopher White. He is a writer and producer, known for Chuck & Buck (2000), The Good Girl (2002) and School of Rock (2003).
1 episode 2011 – Pilot (2011)
1 documentary 2011 – Moving Gracefully Towards the Exit (2011)
55. Duke Johnson
Director | Anomalisa
1 film 2015 – Anomalisa (2015)
56. Charlie Kaufman
Writer | Synecdoche, New York
Avid reader Charlie Kaufman wrote plays and made short films as a young student. He moved from Massapequa, New York to West Hartford, Connecticut in 1972 where he attended high school. As a comedic actor, he performed in school plays and, after graduation, he enrolled at Boston University but soon ...
1 film 2015 – Anomalisa (2015)
57. Jason Bateman
Actor | Arrested Development
Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor, known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development (2003), as well as his role on Valerie (1986).
He was born in Rye, New York. His father, Kent Bateman, from a Utah-based family, is a film and television director...
1 film 2015 – The Family Fang (2015)
58. Craig Gillespie
Director | I, Tonya
Craig Gillespie is an Australian film director, best known for his films Lars and the Real Girl (2007), and I, Tonya (2017).
Born and raised in Sydney, Gillespie moved to New York City at the age of nineteen to study illustration, graphic design and advertising at Manhattan's School of Visual Arts.
1 film 2016 – The Finest Hours (2016)
59. Simon Curtis
Producer | My Week with Marilyn
Simon Curtis began his directing career at the Royal Court Theatre, where he was Deputy Director to Max Stafford Clark and director of the Theatre Upstairs. His many productions there included the world premiere of Jim Cartwright's ROAD, which transferred to the Lincoln Center, New York. He has ...
1 film 2017 – Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)