Julie Taymor


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,353 this week
Clip
2:13 | Clip
Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007). She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a teacher of political science. Young Taymor was fond of... See full bio »

Movies We Can't Wait for in 2021

The IMDb editors are anxiously awaiting these delayed 2020 movies. Check out what we'll be watching in 2021.

Browse our picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 people
created 08 Mar 2019
 
a list of 38 people
created 29 Aug 2015
 
a list of 44 people
created 29 Mar 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 01 Sep 2019
 
a list of 38 people
created 30 Oct 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Julie Taymor's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Frida Director
(2002)
(2007)
Titus Director
(1999)
The Lion King Producer
(2019)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (10 credits)
 2020 The Glorias
 2010/I The Tempest
 2002 Frida
 1999 Titus
 1995 Salome (TV Movie)
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Oedipus Rex (1993)
 1992 Fool's Fire (TV Movie)
 1990 Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass (TV Movie)
Show Show Additional Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Costume designer (2 credits)
Show Show Actress (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Makeup Department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (53 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

She directed Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, "The Lion King,"at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway in New York City with John Vickery, Samuel E. Wright, Geoff Hoyle, Tsidii Le Loka, Tom Alan Robbins, and Max Casella in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Taymor

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on designing puppets/costumes for 'The Lion King'] Having made the decision not to hide the performers within animal suits or behind masks, the challenge was to convey the animal's essence while maintaining the presence of the human.

Trivia:

Studied mime in Paris. See more »

Trademark:

Her films have notable uses of color, like in Across the Universe (2007) and The Glorias (2020). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed