Ted Demme (1963–2002)


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Ted Demme was born on October 26, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Edward Demme. He was a director and producer, known for Blow (2001), Beautiful Girls (1996) and A Decade Under the Influence (2003). He was married to Amanda Scheer-Demme. He died on January 13, 2002 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Blow Director
(2001)
Beautiful Girls Director
(1996)
Life Director
(1999)

Filmography

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 2003 A Decade Under the Influence (Documentary)
 2001 Blow
 2001 Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (Video documentary) (video "Streets of Philadelphia")
 1999 Action (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1999)
 1999/I Life (directed by)
 1998 Monument Ave.
 1997 Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (TV Special documentary)
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie) (segment "Manhattan Miracle")
 1997 Gun (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hole (1997)
 1994-1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hostage: Part 1 (1996)
 1994 The Ref
 1994 Bruce Springsteen: Streets of Philadelphia (Music Video short)
 1993 Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (TV Special documentary)
 1992 The Bet (Short)
 1991 H.E.A.L.: Heal Yourself (Music Video) (co-director)
 1988 Kid 'n Play: Rollin' with Kid 'n Play (Music Video) (co-director)
 1988 Yo! MTV Raps (TV Series)
 1987 Salt-N-Pepa: Push It (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Co-directed (w/Jonathan Demme) Bruce Springsteen's video "Philadelphia".

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ted D. | Edward Demme | TD

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Amanda Scheer-Demme  (his death)  (2 children)

Relatives:

Jonathan Demme (aunt or uncle)
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Personal Quote:

I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn't bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we'd be able to tell the story the way it happened. See more »

Trivia:

Started his career from the bottom rung, working as a production assistant at MTV before going on to create Yo! MTV Raps (1988) and directing other spots, including the cable network's infamous famous black-and-white rants starring then-unknown cigarette-sucking funny guy Denis Leary. See more »

Trademark:

Movies and short films that often cast comedian Denis Leary

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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