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Avid reader Charlie Kaufman wrote plays and made short films as a young student. He moved from Massapequa, New York to West Hartford, Connecticut in 1972 where he attended high school. As a comedic actor, he performed in school plays and, after graduation, he enrolled at Boston University but soon transferred NYU to study film. Charlie worked in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 83 wins & 74 nominations. See more awards »

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 2021 Chaos Walking (screenplay by) (completed)
 2020 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (written for the screen by)
 2015 Anomalisa (written by)
 2014 How and Why (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 Synecdoche, New York (written by)
 2006 Moral Orel (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Love (2006) ... (story - uncredited)
 2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (screenplay)
 2002 Adaptation. (screenplay)
 2001 Human Nature (written by)
 1999 Being John Malkovich (written by)
 1996-1997 Ned and Stacey (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Where My Third Nepal Is Sheriff (1997) ... (written by)
- Loganberry's Run (1996) ... (written by)
- Computer Dating (1996) ... (written by)
  The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1996)
- Episode #1.8 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... (writer)
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (writer)
 1993 The Trouble with Larry (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Piniata Full of Bones (1993) ... (written by)
 1992-1993 The Edge (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes)
- The Best of The Edge (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.18 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.17 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.16 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.15 (1993) ... (writer)
 1991-1992 Get a Life (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- 1977 2000 (1992) ... (written by)
- Prisoner of Love (1991) ... (written by)
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Published his first book "Antkind: A Novel. New York: Random House ISBN 9780399589683

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2 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 9 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In 2020 print interview] No one writes more incisively on Hollywood than Andrei Zhdanov, Stalin's minister of culture. His book "The Zionism, Ebionism, and Pie in the Sky-onism of Hollywood Under Jewish Businessmen Goldwyn, Zanuck, and Fox" is a refreshingly chatty yet eye-opening read. Sweet Tooth Pam tweeted about it last week, and I read all 543 pages on my Kindle in a single sitting. See more »

Trivia:

3 of the 5 movies he has penned so far are based around real people in fictional situations: Susan Orlean, John Laroche and himself in Adaptation. (2002), Chuck Barris in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), John Malkovich in Being John Malkovich (1999) (obviously). See more »

Trademark:

Scripts usually feature reluctant protagonists who start out in the story as downtrodden or self-doubtful, frustrated with life or love or their professions. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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