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Steven Soderbergh


Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children of Mary Ann (Bernard) and Peter Soderbergh. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry. While he was still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his father was a ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sex, Lies, and Videotape
(1989)
Traffic
Traffic Director
(2000)
Erin Brockovich
Erin Brockovich Director
(2000)
Solaris
Solaris Director
(2002)

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  Bill & Ted Face the Music (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Laundromat (producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Now Apocalypse (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.10 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
  The Torture Report (producer) (filming)
 2018 Beats (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018 Ocean's 8 (producer) (post-production)
 2018/II Perfect (executive producer)
 2018 Mosaic (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Fact and Fiction (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Reckoning (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ilsa From Finland (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Zebra-itis (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Moving Forward, Not Back (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Godless (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Homecoming (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Shot the Head off a Snake (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Fathers & Sons (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Wisdom of the Horse (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Ladies of La Belle (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016-2017 The Girlfriend Experience (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Bria: Admitting (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Erica & Anna: Leverage (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Available (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Separation (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Fabrication (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2017 Red Oaks (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Paroled (2017) ... (executive producer)
- A Little Business Proposition (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Memories (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Samwich (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Action! (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017/II THE KING (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014-2015 The Knick (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- This Is All We Are (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Do You Remember Moon Flower? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Not Well at All (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Williams and Walker (2015) ... (executive producer)
- There Are Rules (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Magic Mike XXL (executive producer)
 2014 Citizenfour (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (associate producer)
 2012 Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 We Need to Talk About Kevin (executive producer)
 2011 His Way (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Rebecca H. (Return to the Dogs) (executive producer)
 2009 Solitary Man (producer)
 2009 Playground (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 I'm Not There. (executive producer)
 2007 Michael Clayton (executive producer)
 2007 Wind Chill (executive producer)
 2006 Pu-239 (executive producer)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (executive producer)
 2005 Rumor Has It... (executive producer)
 2005 Syriana (executive producer)
 2005 The Big Empty (Short) (executive producer)
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (executive producer)
 2005 Unscripted (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2005 Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 The Jacket (producer)
 2004 Keane (executive producer)
 2004 Criminal (producer)
 2004 Able Edwards (executive producer)
 2003 K Street (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Week 10 (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Week 9 (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Week 8 (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Week 7 (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Week 6 (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (executive producer)
 2002 Far from Heaven (executive producer)
 2002 Naqoyqatsi (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Welcome to Collinwood (producer)
 2002 Insomnia (executive producer)
 2001 Tribute (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2001 Who Is Bernard Tapie? (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1998 Pleasantville (producer)
 1996 The Daytrippers (producer)
 1993 Suture (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided director's commentary on the Criterion Collection DVD for Traffic (2000). See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Andrews | Mary Ann Bernard | Sam Lowry | Steve Soderbergh

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his decision to direct Out of Sight (1998)] It was a very conscious decision on my part to try and climb my way out of the arthouse ghetto, which can be as much of a trap as making blockbuster films. And I was very aware that at that point in my career, half the business was off limits to me." See more »

Trivia:

Along with Ernst Lubitsch, Jack Conway, Michael Curtiz, Victor Fleming, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Sam Wood, Francis Ford Coppola and Herbert Ross, he is one of ten directors to have more than one film nominated for Best Picture in the same year. Erin Brockovich (2000) and Traffic (2000) were both so nominated at the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001. See more »

Trademark:

Often acts as his own cinematographer under the pseudonym "Peter Andrews" See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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