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Jonathan Demme

Crew | * 02/22/1944 († 73, 04/26/2017) | Baldwin, Long Island, New York, USA
Robert Jonathan Demme ( DEM-ee; February 22, 1944 – April 26, 2017) was an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the psychological horror The Silence of the Lambs (1991), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. He also directed Melvin and Howard (1980), Swing Shift (1984), Something Wild (1986), Married to the Mob (1988), the concert film Stop Making Sense (1984), Philadelphia (1993) and Rachel Getting Married (2008). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Jonathan Demme

Academy Award for Best Director Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film Academy Award for Best Director

Movies with Jonathan Demme as Actor(9)

TV Shows/Series with Jonathan Demme as Actor(1)

1997 Oz

Movies with Jonathan Demme as Crew(65)

Directing/Director2019 Zeitoun
Directing/Director2019 The Power of Rock
Directing/Director2015 Ricki and the Flash
Directing/Director2015 Another Telepathic Thing
Production/Executive Producer2015 The Center
Directing/Director2015 What's Motivating Hayes
Production/Producer2015 Song One
Directing/Director2013 Enzo Avitabile Music Life
Directing/Director2013 A Master Builder
Directing/Director2012 Neil Young Journeys
Production/Producer2012 Neil Young Journeys
Directing/Director2011 I'm Carolyn Parker
Directing/Director2009 Neil Young Trunk Show
Directing/Director2008 Rachel Getting Married
Production/Producer2008 Rachel Getting Married
Directing/Director2007 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains
Directing/Director2006 Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Production/Producer2006 Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Directing/Director2004 The Manchurian Candidate
Production/Producer2004 The Manchurian Candidate
Directing/Director2004 The Agronomist
Production/Producer2003 Beah: A Black Woman Speaks
Directing/Director2002 The Truth About Charlie
Writing/Screenplay2002 The Truth About Charlie
Production/Producer2002 The Truth About Charlie
Production/Producer2002 Adaptation.
Directing/Director1998 Storefront Hitchcock
Directing/Director1998 Beloved
Production/Executive Producer1997 Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground
Production/Producer1996 Mandela
Production/Producer1996 That Thing You Do!
Production/Executive Producer1995 Devil in a Blue Dress
Production/Executive Producer1995 Roy Cohn/Jack Smith
Production/Executive Producer1993 Household Saints
Directing/Director1993 Philadelphia
Production/Producer1993 Philadelphia
Directing/Director1992 Cousin Bobby
Directing/Director1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Production/Producer1990 Miami Blues
Directing/Director1988 Married to the Mob
Directing/Director1987 Swimming to Cambodia
Directing/Director1986 Something Wild
Production/Producer1986 Something Wild
Directing/Director1985 New Order: The Perfect Kiss
Directing/Director1984 Swing Shift
Directing/Director1984 Stop Making Sense
Writing/Writer1984 Stop Making Sense
Directing/Director1982 Who Am I This Time?
Directing/Director1980 Melvin and Howard
Directing/Director1979 Last Embrace
Directing/Director1978 Columbo: Murder Under Glass
Directing/Director1977 Citizens Band
Directing/Director1976 Fighting Mad
Writing/Writer1976 Fighting Mad
Directing/Director1975 Crazy Mama
Directing/Director1974 Caged Heat
Writing/Writer1974 Caged Heat
Crew/Second Unit1973 Fly Me
Crew/Script1972 The Hot Box
Writing/Screenplay1971 Angels Hard as They Come
Production/Producer1971 Angels Hard as They Come

TV Shows/Series with Jonathan Demme as Crew(8)

Directing/Director2018 Seven Seconds
Directing/Director2017 Shots Fired
Directing/Director2011 Enlightened
Directing/Director2011 A Gifted Man
Directing/Director2011 The Killing
Directing/Director1988 POV
Directing/Director1982 American Playhouse
Directing/Director1971 Columbo

Additional Information

Full Name: Jonathan Demme
Born: 02/22/1944 in Baldwin
Died: 04/26/2017 in New York City (aged: 73)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Florida
Other names for Jonathan Demme (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Robert Jonathan Demme"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3446, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019