James Foley (I)


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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), After Dark, My Sweet (1990) and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). See full bio »

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At Close Range Director
(1986)
(1990)
(1992)
House of Cards Director
(2013-2015)

Filmography

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  Reagan & Gorbachev (TV Mini Series) (1 episode) (announced)
 2018 Fifty Shades Freed (directed by)
 2017 Fifty Shades Darker (directed by)
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Deal (2016)
- Short Squeeze (2016)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Truth (2015)
 2013-2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Chapter 39 (2015)
- Chapter 32 (2015)
- Chapter 31 (2015)
- Chapter 26 (2014)
- Chapter 25 (2014)
 2014 Red Zone (TV Movie)
 2013 Hannibal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sorbet (2013)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Live to Tell", "Papa Don't Preach", "True Blue", "Who's That Girl" film segments")
 2007 Reel Talent
 2004 Hollywood Division (TV Movie)
 2003 Confidence
 1999 The Corruptor
 1997 Gun (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Shot (1997)
 1996 Marky Mark: Hey DJ (Music Video short)
 1996 The Chamber
 1996 Fear
 1995 Two Bits
 1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.17 (1991)
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video) (video "Papa Don't Preach")
 1990 Deep Purple: King of Dreams (Music Video)
 1987 Madonna: The Look of Love (Music Video)
 1987 Madonna: Who's That Girl (Music Video) (Who's That Girl film segments)
 1986 Madonna: True Blue (Music Video)
 1986 Madonna: Papa Don't Preach (Music Video) (as Peter Percher)
 1986 Madonna: Live to Tell (Music Video) (as Peter Percher)
 1986 At Close Range (directed by)
 1985 Madonna Live: The Virgin Tour (Video documentary) (opening sequence)
 1985 Madonna: Dress You Up (Music Video) (opening sequence)
 1984 Reckless
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed the Deep Purple video "King of Dreams". See more »

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Official Sites:

FILM.TV.MUSIC VIDS

Alternate Names:

Peter Percher

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Relatives:

Jerry Foley (sibling)
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Directing feature films is a strenuous exercise. You're getting up at five in the morning and going at it for 12 or more hours, day after day. It's physically exhausting, and it's tempting to make the safe, conservative choices to get through the day more easily. However, over the course of several films, I've learned that the threat to good filmmaking is not the danger of getting out of control;... See more »

Trivia:

After graduating from SUNY-Buffalo he took a six-week filmmaking course at New York University-Tisch School of the Arts. See more »

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