Joel Schumacher

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Costume Designer | * 08/28/1939 († 80, 06/22/2020) | New York City, New York, USA
Joel T. Schumacher (August 29, 1939 – June 22, 2020) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer who was active from the 1970s to the 2010s. Schumacher was raised in New York City by his mother and suffered from substance abuse at a young age. He became a fashion designer after graduating from Parsons School of Design, but would continue suffering from substance abuse and high levels of debt until the early 1970s. He first entered film-making as a production and costume designer before gaining writing credits on Car Wash, Sparkle, and The Wiz. He received little attention for his initial theatrically released films, The Incredible Shrinking Woman and D.C. Cab, but rose to prominence after directing St. Elmo's Fire and The Lost Boy..."> ()
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Joel T. Schumacher is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Movies with Joel Schumacher as Actor(13)

Movies with Joel Schumacher as Crew(46)

Directing/Director2011 Man in the Mirror
Directing/Director2011 Trespass
Directing/Director2010 Twelve
Directing/Director2009 Blood Creek
Directing/Director2007 The Number 23
Directing/Director2004 The Phantom of the Opera
Writing/Screenplay2004 The Phantom of the Opera
Directing/Director2003 Veronica Guerin
Directing/Director2002 Phone Booth
Directing/Director2002 Bad Company
Directing/Director2000 Tigerland
Production/Executive Producer2000 Gossip
Directing/Director1999 Flawless
Production/Producer1999 Flawless
Writing/Screenplay1999 Flawless
Directing/Director1999 8MM
Production/Producer1999 8MM
Directing/Director1997 Batman & Robin
Directing/Director1996 A Time to Kill
Directing/Director1995 Batman Forever
Production/Executive Producer1995 The Babysitter
Directing/Director1994 The Client
Directing/Director1993 Falling Down
Directing/Director1991 Dying Young
Directing/Director1990 Flatliners
Directing/Director1989 Cousins
Directing/Director1987 The Lost Boys
Directing/Director1985 St. Elmo's Fire
Writing/Screenplay1985 St. Elmo's Fire
Directing/Director1983 D.C. Cab
Writing/Writer1983 D.C. Cab
Directing/Director1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Writing/Screenplay1978 The Wiz
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1978 Interiors
Writing/Author1976 Car Wash
Writing/Writer1976 Sparkle
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Directing/Director1974 Virginia Hill
Writing/Screenplay1974 Virginia Hill
Art/Production Design1974 Killer Bees
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1973 The Last of Sheila
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1973 Blume In Love
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Designer1973 Sleeper
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1972 Play It as It Lays

TV Shows/Series with Joel Schumacher as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1992 2000 Malibu Road

Full Name: Joel Schumacher
Born: Monday, 08/28 1939 (August) in New York City
Died: Monday, 06/22 2020 (June) in New York City (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, Parsons The New School for Design, Fashion Institute of Technology
Other names for Joel Schumacher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joel T. Schumacher"
Joel Schumacher frequently works together with these people:
Mali Finn (9x, Crew)
Mark Stevens (8x, Crew)
Woody Allen (7x, Crew)
Ve Neill (6x, Crew)
Kiefer Sutherland (5x, Actor)
Akiva Goldsman (5x, Crew)
William M. Elvin (5x, Crew)
Ingrid Ferrin (5x, Crew)
Robert Brown (5x, Crew)
Albert Nerenberg (4x, Crew)
Barbara Ling (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7727, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/26/2020