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Terry Zwigoff


Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Zwigoff held several jobs before making his breakthrough feature: the documentary Crumb (1994) in 1994. His previous jobs included musician, shipping clerk, printer and welfare office worker. In fact, Zwigoff traces his film career back to discovering a rare blues recording by an unknown Chicago blues musician he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ghost World Director
(2001)
Crumb Director
(1994)
Bad Santa Director
(2003)
Louie Bluie Director
(1985)

Filmography

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 2017 Budding Prospects (TV Short)
 2003 Bad Santa: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
 2003 Bad Santa: Outtakes (Video short)
 2003 Bad Santa
 2001 Ghost World
 1994 Crumb (Documentary)
 1985 Louie Bluie (Documentary)
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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

If I see my films described as 'quirky' or, even worse, 'snarky' one more time, I'm going to probably seriously consider an early retirement. All these years I've labored under the conceit that they were "darkly humorous. See more »

Trivia:

Avid collector of old 78s records (mostly jazz, country and blues). He also plays (at least) cello, saw and mandolin and continues to play in the Cheap Suit Serenaders, a band formed by Robert Crumb in 1972. The band, with Terry Zwigoff, plays once a year at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA. See more »

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