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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 2 Golden Globes. Another 17 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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  The Jesuit (screenplay) (post-production)
 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 (original story) / (screenplay)
 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:

Official Site

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his decision to leave Los Angeles in the 80s] There was an incident and my psychiatrist came over in the middle of the night. There was a gun involved. The next day I called up my office and said, 'I'm going to New York. Sell it all. Sell the house, sell the furniture, sell it all.' Because I knew that I wasn't going to last much longer in the way that I was living. (...) So I got to New York... See more »

Trivia:

Being raised on Calvinist principles and severe parentage, he saw his first movie, The Absent Minded Professor (1961), at age 17. See more »

Trademark:

His films are often set at night. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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