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Errol Morris


His documentaries helped spur a rebirth of non-fiction film in the 80s & garnered wide critical success. But until 2003's "The Fog of War," Morris was shunned by the Academy Awards. Morris' first two films won much acclaim (Gates of Heaven (1978) and Vernon, Florida (1981)). In the second movie, Morris intended to explore "Nub City," the town known... See full bio »
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 2011-2016 Op-Docs (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- El Wingador (2012)
- The Umbrella Man (2011)
 2016 Zillow Hiram's Home (TV Movie)
 2015 Happy Father's Day (Video)
 2015 It's Not Crazy, It's Sports (TV Series short) (5 episodes)
- Chrome (2015)
- Being Mr. Met (2015)
- The Streaker (2015)
- The Heist (2015)
 2015 Most Valuable Whatever (TV Movie)
 2015 The Subterranean Stadium (TV Movie)
 2014 Three Short Films About Peace (TV Series short) (3 episodes)
 2013 The Unknown Known (Documentary)
 2011 They Were There (Documentary short)
 2010 Tabloid (Documentary)
 2008 Survivors (Short)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (opening film)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (filmed segments)
 2000-2001 First Person (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Smiling in a Jar (2000)
- The Parrot (2000)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary)
 1995 Errol Morris Interrotron Stories: Digging Up the Past (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1991 The Dark Wind
 1991 A Brief History of Time (Documentary)
 1988 The Thin Blue Line (Documentary)
 1981 Vernon, Florida (Documentary)
 1978 Gates of Heaven (Documentary)
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Made a documentary where people from around the world and culture-makers were asked about their favorite movies and what they think of the medium of film for the 74th Academy Awards in 2002. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Errol Morris.com | Twitter
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Personal Quote:

I directed one dramatic feature under really unfortunate circumstances. Someone asked me, Well why did you do this?" And I said, "Well really it's quite simple. I did this for the same reason that everybody does everything in Hollywood: vanity and greed." But I plan to go on and make others. See more »

Trivia:

Morris' interest in films began at Berkeley when he found himself programming film retrospectives at the Pacific Film Archives. Douglas Sirk became a favorite. See more »

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Frequent Collaborators: composer Philip Glass, cinematographers Stefan Czapsky and Robert Chappell, production designer Ted Bafaloukos See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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