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Bennett Miller is an American film director, best known for Capote (2005), Moneyball (2011), and Foxcatcher (2014). He began his film career directing the 1998 documentary The Cruise. In 2006 Miller directed the Bob Dylan music video "When the Deal Goes Down" starring Scarlett Johansson. Miller has directed 6 actors to Oscar nominations: Philip ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher Director
(2014)
Capote
Capote Director
(2005)
Moneyball
Moneyball Director
(2011)
The Cruise
The Cruise Director
(1998)

Filmography

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 2014 Foxcatcher
 2012/I The Question (Documentary short)
 2011 Moneyball
 2008 Scarlett Johansson: Falling Down (Video short)
 2006 Bob Dylan: When the Deal Goes Down (Video short)
 2005 Capote
 1998 The Cruise (Documentary)
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on why his narrative features have all been fact-based] I imagine I'll do non-fact-based films as well, but I'm attracted to stories that are allegorical, but also have a finite, material reality that can be examined. This is one of these stories that I think guards all sorts of truths. If you really stick with it and examine it, it begins to reveal things I can't imagine anybody fabricating. ... See more »

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All three of Miller's feature films have received Oscar nominations for Best Actor, Best Screenplay (Original for Foxcatcher and Capote, Adapted for Moneyball) and either Supporting Actor or Supporting Actress. See more »

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Frequently casts actors in roles that are against type (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill and Steve Carell) See more »

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Capricorn

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