10 wins & 18 nominations.
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his education] I was a classic Wooster [college] case. I had decent but not great grades in high school, because I was highly motivated in some subjects, like the arts, drama, English, and history, but in math and science I was a screw-up. Wooster saw something in me and I really flourished there. I got into theatre, took photography and painting classes."
By 2006, he had written what he hoped would be his debut feature. An Icelandic investor had agreed to finance the project, which seemed too good to be true until the Icelandic financial crisis bit and the money suddenly vanished. Chandor was a week away from filming and had already spent $200,000.