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Alexander Payne (I)


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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Won 2 Oscars. Another 81 wins & 123 nominations. See more awards »

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Nebraska Director
(2013)
The Descendants Producer
(2011)
Election Director
(1999)
Sideways Director
(2004)

Filmography

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  Small Town Wisconsin (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017/I Crash Pad (executive producer)
 2017 Downsizing (producer)
 2014 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 Saidoweizu (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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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Hitchcock's Psycho] Can you imagine Psycho in color? There's something chilling about that in black and white. You can't think of it in color. It's a different deal. It's super cool. See more »

Trivia:

Director Chris Columbus said Payne's Sideways (2004) was "a 70s movie in contemporary times". See more »

Trademark:

Often sets his films in and around Omaha, Nebraska See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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