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Tony Kaye was born in London, United Kingdom. He has made several well-known music videos, including the video for "Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum, which won a Grammy Award, "Dani California" by Red Hot Chili Peppers, "What God Wants" by Roger Waters, and "Help Me" and "God's Gonna Cut You Down" by Johnny Cash. Kaye is a six time Grammy nominated ... See full bio »

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Known For

Detachment Director
(2011)
Lake of Fire Director
(2006)
(1998)
Mad for Love! Director

Filmography

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  Hollywhore (TV Movie) (announced)
 2023 The Trainer (filming)
  Humpty Dumpty (Video documentary) (completed)
 2016 Pure McCartney VR (Video)
 2015 Pictures from the Soul (Video short)
 2014 Co-operative Bank: Tattoo (Short)
 2013 Made for You (Short)
 2012 Rituals (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2011 Detachment
 2008 This Is Not Sex (Short)
 2007 Lobby Lobster
 2006 Lake of Fire (Documentary)
 2002 Lying for a Living (Video documentary)
 1998 American History X: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
 1995 Tony Kaye's Documentary (TV Series)
 1995 Tanita Tikaram: I Might Be Crying (Music Video)
 1993 Dunlop: Unexpected (Video short)
 1993 Soul Asylum: Runaway Train (Music Video)
 1993 Roger Waters: Three Wishes (Music Video)
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (14 credits)

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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for Volkswagen Passat Car, starring Charlotte Hick. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Yan Lin Kaye | See more »
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Personal Quote:

When New Line sent me the script of American History X (1998), about the relationship between a Neo-Nazi and his impressionable kid brother, it was deeply flawed. I thought I could manoeuvre around it: invent stuff, improvise, improve what was on the page. That was one of the reasons I went along with the studio's idea to cast Edward Norton. At the time Norton was Hollywood's golden boy, although... See more »

Trivia:

Father of Betty Kaye. See more »

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Use of flashbacks and cutaways See more »

Nickname:

Humpty Dumpty See more »

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