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Joan Micklin Silver

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 05/24/1935 (85) | Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Joan Micklin Silver (born May 24, 1935) is an American director. She was born Joan Micklin in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Doris (Shoshone) and Maurice David Micklin. She received her B.A. From Sarah Lawrence College. In 1956, she married Raphael D. Silver, with whom she has 3 daughters; Raphael's father was Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver. Her early low-budget film Hester Street received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for actress Carol Kane. Her 1977 film Between the Lines was entered into the 27th Berlin International Film Festival. She is also known for the film Crossing Delancey which was released in 1988 and stars Amy Irving. She also conceived and directed the musical revue A... My Name Is Alice with Julianne Boyd. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Joan Micklin Silver as Actress(1)

Movies with Joan Micklin Silver as Crew(30)

Directing/Director2003 Hunger Point
Directing/Director2002 Charms for the Easy Life
Directing/Director1999 A Fish in the Bathtub
Directing/Director1999 Invisible Child
Directing/Director1997 In the Presence of Mine Enemies
Directing/Director1992 A Private Matter
Directing/Director1989 Loverboy
Directing/Director1988 Crossing Delancey
Directing/Director1985 Finnegan Begin Again
Writing/Writer1983 The Nightingale
Directing/Director1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter
Writing/Screenplay1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter
Production/Producer1978 On the Yard
Directing/Director1977 Between the Lines
Directing/Director1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair
Writing/Writer1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair
Writing/Writer1975 The Frontier Experience
Directing/Director1975 Hester Street
Writing/Screenplay1975 Hester Street
Directing/Director1974 The Case of the Elevator Duck
Directing/Director1973 The Fur Coat Club
Writing/Screenplay1973 The Fur Coat Club
Writing/Story1972 Limbo
Writing/Screenplay1972 Limbo

Born: Friday, 05/24 1935 (May) in Omaha (current age: 85 years + 158 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Sarah Lawrence College
Joan Micklin Silver frequently works together with these people:
Janis Cole (4x, Crew)
Griffin Dunne (3x, Actor)
John Heard (3x, Actor)
Shelley Duvall (3x, Actress)
Barbara Loden (3x, Actress)
Holly Dale (3x, Crew)
Lane Smith (2x, Actor)
Tom Ropelewski (2x, Crew)
Mark Metcalf (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26364, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 10/08/2020