Jonathan Demme

Director · Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 76
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

Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Himself (archive footage) / Self 2021
Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny Himself / Self - Filmmaker 2016
Missing Reel Self 2014
Pablo Self 2012
CBS This Morning Self - Guest 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / Himself - Filmmaker 2011
On Story Self 2011
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Self - New World Filmmaker 2010
PogieJoe Self 2010
Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB Himself / Self 2009
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Himself (archive footage) / Self 2021
Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny Himself / Self - Filmmaker 2016
Missing Reel Self 2014
Pablo Self 2012
CBS This Morning Self - Guest 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / Himself - Filmmaker 2011
On Story Self 2011
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Self - New World Filmmaker 2010
PogieJoe Self 2010
Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB Himself / Self 2009
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Himself / Self 2007
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Self 2006
At the Movies Himself 2004
Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 2001
The Directors Self 1999
Oz Commercial Director 1997
That Thing You Do! Major Motion Picture Director 1996
Blood Brothers: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Self 1995
Cousin Bobby Himself / Self 1992
The 64th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1992
Married to the Mob Man getting off elevator 1988
The Italian Traveler 1987
Into the Night Federal Agent 1985
Last Embrace Man on Train 1979
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself / Self 1978
The Incredible Melting Man Matt Winters 1977

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

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