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Joan Micklin Silver (1935–2020)


As a successful director working both inside and outside the Hollywood studio system, Joan Micklin Silver was a true lamplighter. Garnering a steady stream of awards and box office successes, she proved herself time and again as one of the most important woman directors to come out of the United States, and demonstrated that films about Jewish ... See full bio »

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Known For

Hester Street Director
(1975)
(1977)
(1985)
(1979)

Filmography

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 2003 Hunger Point (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2002 Charms for the Easy Life (TV Movie)
 1999 Invisible Child (TV Movie)
 1995 Sisters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
 1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (TV Movie) (segment "2")
 1989 Loverboy
 1985 Finnegan Begin Again (TV Movie)
 1983 How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days (TV Movie) (directed by)
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
 1975 Hester Street
 1973 The Fur Coat Club (Short)
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Other Works:

(1989 Winter) Her play, "A...My Name is Alice," was performed in the Old Globe Theatre production at the Cassius Carter Centre Stage in San Diego, California. Jack O'Brien was artistic director. Julianne Boyd was director. Craig Noel was company director. See more »

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Has worked with actor John Heard three times, including once as a producer on her husband Raphael "Ray" Silver's directorial debut On the Yard (1978). See more »

Star Sign:

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