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Director and screenwriter Philip Kaufman was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Chicago and later Harvard Law School. He won the Prix de la Nouvelle Critique at Cannes in 1965 for his film Goldstein (1964). He was the screenwriter for The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and was to direct it but was replaced as director by Clint ... See full bio »

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 2023 Indiana Jones 5 (characters) (post-production)
 2020 The Right Stuff (TV Series) (based on the screenplay by - 1 episode)
- Sierra Hotel (2020) ... (based on the screenplay by)
 2019 Star Wars: Origins (Short) (based on Indiana Jones created by)
 2014 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (Short) (characters)
 2009 Lawrence Jones and the King Salomon's Table (Short) (characters: Jones' family)
 2009 Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues (Video Game) (characters)
 2009 La gran pelea (Short) (character - uncredited)
 2009 Return of the Raiders of the Lost Ark (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Relic of Gotham (Short) (characters)
 2008 Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1999 Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Rising Sun (screenplay)
 1992 Indiana Jed (Video) (stories)
 1990 Henry & June (screenplay)
 1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being (screenplay)
 1983 The Right Stuff (written for the screen by)
 1979 The Wanderers (screenplay)
 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales (screenplay - as Phil Kaufman)
 1964 Goldstein
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Alternate Names:

Phil Kaufman

Spouse:

Rose Kaufman  (her death)  (1 child)
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But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that films are gonna be brought up to Canada for budget reasons. And that's something that really concerns me. See more »

Trivia:

He spent 8 months in the mid-1970s working on a script for a Star Trek movie. At this same time, his friend George Lucas was making the first Star Wars film. Due to the poor buzz surrounding Star Wars prior to its release, Paramount decided to pull the plug on Kaufman's Star Trek project, with one of the studio executives saying "there's no future in science fiction." His script, which centered ... See more »

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Constantly adapts best-seller novels such as The Right Stuff (1983), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) and Rising Sun (1993). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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