Jonathan Demme

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Robert Jonathan Demme was an American director, producer, and screenwriter best known for directing the psychological horror film The Silence of the Lambs (1991), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. Demme is known for his casually humanist films such as Melvin and Howard (1980), Swing Shift (1984), Something Wild (1986), Married to... read more

Robert Jonathan Demme was an American director, producer, and screenwriter best known for directing the psychological horror film The Silence of the Lambs (1991), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. Demme is known for his casually humanist films such as Melvin and Howard (1980), Swing Shift (1984), Something Wild (1986), Married to the Mob (1988), Philadelphia (1993) and Rachel Getting Married (2008). He has also directed numerous concert films such as Stop Making Sense (1984), Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006), and Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids (2016).

Birth Name

Robert Jonathan Demme

Born

Tuesday, 22 February 1944

Died

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Actor Filmography

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny Himself 2016
Pablo Himself 2012
CBS This Morning Himself - Guest 1992
On Story Himself 2011
Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel Himself 2011
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Himself - New World Filmmaker 2010
PogieJoe Himself 2010
Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB Himself 2009
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Himself 2007
Going To Pieces: The Rise And Fall Of The Slasher Film Himself (archive footage) 2006
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny Himself 2016
Pablo Himself 2012
CBS This Morning Himself - Guest 1992
On Story Himself 2011
Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel Himself 2011
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Himself - New World Filmmaker 2010
PogieJoe Himself 2010
Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB Himself 2009
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Himself 2007
Going To Pieces: The Rise And Fall Of The Slasher Film Himself (archive footage) 2006
At the Movies Himself 2004
Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Himself 2001
The Directors Himself 1999
Oz Commercial Director 1997
That Thing You Do! Major Motion Picture Director 1996
Blood Brothers: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Himself 1995
Cousin Bobby Himself 1992
The Italian Traveler 1987
Into the Night Federal Agent 1985
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978
The Incredible Melting Man Matt Winters 1977
Hollywood Boulevard Godzilla 1976

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1992 Oscar Best Director Won
1992 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
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