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Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally Papadopoulos. He has two older brothers. Alexander attended Stanford University, ... See full bio »

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Nebraska Director
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(2011)
Election Director
(1999)
Sideways Director
(2004)

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 2020 Landscapers (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Small Town Wisconsin (executive producer) (post-production)
 2020 The Last Shift (executive producer)
 2017/I Crash Pad (executive producer)
 2017 Downsizing (producer)
 2015 Run Fast (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (executive producer)
 2012 Breaking Night (Short) (executive producer)
 2009-2011 Hung (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- What's Going on Downstairs? or Don't Eat Prince Eric! (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Money on the Floor (2011) ... (executive producer)
- We're Golden or Crooks and Big Beaver (2011) ... (executive producer)
- F**k Me, Mr. Drecker or Let's Not Go to Jail (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Mister Drecker or Ease Up on the Whup-Ass (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 L Train (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 The Descendants (producer)
 2011 Cedar Rapids (producer)
 2009 Sideways (executive producer)
 2007 King of California (producer)
 2007 The Savages (executive producer)
 2006/I Gray Matters (executive producer)
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon (executive producer)
 1991 The Passion of Martin (producer)
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We don't have movies about ourselves, and we don't have a national film culture. It shouldn't be an epic aspiration to make simple human stories, but it is. See more »

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Graduated film school at the age of 29. See more »

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Frequently incoporates telephone monologues as a dramatic device See more »

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Aquarius

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