Les Blank

Film Producer | * 11/27/1935 († 77, 04/07/2013) | Tampa, Florida, United States
Les Blank (November 27, 1935 – April 7, 2013) was an American documentary filmmaker best known for his portraits of American traditional musicians. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Music | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Les Blank

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

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Movies with Les Blank as Actor(5)

TV Shows/Series with Les Blank as Actor(1)

as himself1972 Screening Room

Movies with Les Blank as Crew(80)

Camera/Director of Photography2019 Tattoo Uprising
Directing/Director2015 Thailand Moment
Directing/Director2010 Treasure of the Lisu
Directing/Director2007 All In This Tea
Directing/Director2006 Lagniappe
Crew/Cinematography2006 Lagniappe
Camera/Director of Photography2006 Lagniappe
Directing/Director2005 The Maestro Rides Again
Directing/Director1991 Puamana
Directing/Director1991 Marc and Ann
Directing/Director1991 Innocents Abroad
Directing/Director1989 I Went To The Dance
Production/Producer1987 In the Land of Owl Turds
Directing/Director1987 Gap-Toothed Women
Crew/Cinematography1987 Gap-Toothed Women
Production/Producer1987 Gap-Toothed Women
Camera/Director of Photography1987 Gap-Toothed Women
Directing/Director1987 Ziveli! Medicine for the Heart
Directing/Director1987 Huey Lewis and the News: Be-FORE!
Production/Producer1987 Huey Lewis and the News: Be-FORE!
Directing/Director1985 Cigarette Blues
Camera/Camera Operator1985 Cigarette Blues
Directing/Director1984 In Heaven There Is No Beer?
Camera/Director of Photography1984 In Heaven There Is No Beer?
Production/Producer1984 In Heaven There Is No Beer?
Directing/Director1983 Sprout Wings and Fly
Crew/Cinematography1983 Sprout Wings and Fly
Camera/Director of Photography1983 Sprout Wings and Fly
Crew/Thanks1982 Fitzcarraldo
Directing/Director1982 Burden of Dreams
Production/Producer1982 Burden of Dreams
Camera/Director of Photography1982 Burden of Dreams
Directing/Director1980 Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe
Directing/Director1980 Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers
Crew/Cinematography1980 Poto and Cabengo
Camera/Camera Operator1980 Poto and Cabengo
Camera/Director of Photography1980 Poto and Cabengo
Directing/Director1979 Del mero corazón
Directing/Director1978 Always for Pleasure
Directing/Director1976 Chulas Fronteras
Editing/Editor1976 Chulas Fronteras
Directing/Director1974 A Poem Is a Naked Person
Writing/Writer1974 A Poem Is a Naked Person
Crew/Cinematography1974 A Poem Is a Naked Person
Editing/Editor1974 A Poem Is a Naked Person
Camera/Director of Photography1974 A Poem Is a Naked Person
Directing/Director1973 Dry Wood
Directing/Director1973 Hot Pepper
Directing/Director1971 A Well Spent Life
Directing/Director1971 Spend It All
Directing/Director1970 Chicken Real
Editing/Editor1969 The Arch
Camera/Director of Photography1969 Mr. Charlie, Your Rollin’ Mill Is Burnin’ Down
Directing/Director1969 The Sun's Gonna Shine
Directing/Director1968 Lightnin' Les
Editing/Editor1967 Christopher Tree
Crew/Cinematography1967 Christopher Tree
Camera/Director of Photography1967 Christopher Tree
Directing/Director1964 Dizzy Gillespie
Crew/Cinematography1964 Pleasure Faire
Camera/Camera Operator1964 Pleasure Faire
Camera/Director of Photography1964 Pleasure Faire
Directing/Director1962 And Freedom Came?!
Directing/Director1961 Strike!

Born: Wednesday, 11/27 1935 (November) in Tampa
Died: Sunday, 04/07 2013 (April) in Berkeley (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Tulane University, University of Southern California, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Children: Harrod Blank
Les Blank frequently works together with these people:
Maureen Gosling (19x, Crew)
Werner Herzog (10x, Crew)
Harrod Blank (6x, Crew)
Michael Goodwin (5x, Crew)
Lightnin' Hopkins (4x, Actor)
José Lewgoy (3x, Actor)
Chris Simon (3x, Crew)
Tang Shu Shuen (3x, Crew)
Skip Gerson (3x, Crew)
Gail Blank (3x, Cast)
Robert Gardner (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1028823, Added: 11/29/2018, Last updated: 10/08/2020