Terry Zwigoff


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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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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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It's certainly a difficult time right now to try to make small, smart films. I'm not trying to be self-serving, but you know, you get to Hollywood, and if you want to make something big and loud and dumb, it's pretty easy. It's very hard to go down there and make a film like Sideways (2004) , which I thought was a great film. They don't want to make films like that anymore, even though that film ... See more »

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Was offered $10,000 to appear in a commercial campaign using hip filmmakers to endorse The Gap but turned it down, saying "I would find it a bit disingenuous after having spent 5 years of my life making a film railing against the evils of Corporate America.". See more »

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