Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi


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Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi is a director and producer, known for The Rescue (2021), Free Solo (2018) and Meru (2015). She has been married to Jimmy Chin since May 26, 2013. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Rescue Director
(2021)
Free Solo Director
(2018)
Meru Director
(2015)

Filmography

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 2022 Return to Space (Documentary)
 2021 The Rescue (Documentary)
 2017-2019 Abstract: The Art of Design (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Ralph Gilles: Automotive Design (2017) ... (as E. Chai Vasarhelyi)
 2018 Op-Docs (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- What if he falls (2018)
 2018 Free Solo (Documentary)
 2018 Enhanced (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Power (2018) ... (Power)
- Skill (2018)
 2015 Incorruptible (Documentary)
 2015 Meru (Documentary)
 2013 Touba (Documentary)
 2008 Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love (Documentary)
 2003/II A Normal Life (Documentary)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
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Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (11 credits)

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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Chai Vasarhelyi | E. Chai Vasarhelyi

Spouse:

Jimmy Chin  (2 children)
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Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi won the 2019 Academy Award in the Best Documentary (Feature) category for their work on Free Solo (2018). See more »

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