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Although his name is often linked to that of the "movie brat" generation (Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, etc.) Paul Schrader's background couldn't have been more different than theirs. His strict Calvinist parents refused to allow him to see a film until he was 18. Although he more than made ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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(2017)
Affliction Writer
(1997)
Taxi Driver Writer
(1976)
Raging Bull Writer
(1980)

Filmography

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  The Jesuit (screenplay) (completed)
 2021 The Card Counter (written by)
 2017/II Dark
 2017 First Reformed (written by)
 2014 Dying of the Light (screenplay)
 2007 The Walker (written by)
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead (screenplay)
 1999 Forever Mine (written by)
 1997 Affliction (screenplay)
 1997 Touch (screenplay)
 1996 City Hall (written by)
 1992 Light Sleeper (written by)
 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (screenplay)
 1987 Light of Day (written by)
 1986 The Mosquito Coast (screenplay)
 1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (written by)
 1982 Cat People (uncredited)
 1980 Raging Bull (screenplay)
 1980 American Gigolo (written by)
 1979 Old Boyfriends (written by)
 1979 Hardcore (written by)
 1978 Blue Collar (written by)
 1977 Rolling Thunder (from an original story by) / (screenplay by)
 1976 Obsession (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1976 Taxi Driver (written by)
 1974 The Yakuza (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Book: "Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer". Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0306803356

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 9 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Schrader

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Mary Beth Hurt  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Molly Johanna Schrader | See more »

Parents:

Charles A. Schrader | Joan Fisher

Relatives:

Leonard Schrader (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I've started going back to church. I find it's a comfort. I'm not a big believer but I like the... idea of a Sunday morning ritual. [Nov.2017] See more »

Trivia:

Received his Master's degree in Film Studies from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. See more »

Trademark:

Has frequently written about characters who are lonely, isolated, surrounded by the seedy side of sex. Hardcore, Taxi Driver, American Gigolo, etc. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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