Paul Thomas Anderson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 06/26/1970 (48) | Studio City, California, USA
Paul Thomas Anderson (born June 26, 1970), also referred to as P. T. Anderson or PTA, is an American filmmaker. His films have been nominated for 25 Academy Awards, winning three for cast and crew. An alumnus of the Sundance Institute, Anderson directed his first feature film, Hard Eight, in 1996. He achieved critical and commercial success with Boogie Nights (1997), set during the Golden Age of Porn. His 2007 film There Will Be Blood, about an oil prospector during the Southern California oil boom, is often cited as one of the best films of the 2000s. Anderson's other notable films include Magnolia (1999), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014), and ()
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Paul Thomas Anderson is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has written and directed eight feature films: Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014) and Phantom Thread (2017). He has been nominated for six Academy Awards — Inherent Vice for Best Adapted Screenplay; There Will Be Blood for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Motion Picture of the Year, and Best Adapted Screenplay; Magnolia for Best Original Screenplay; and Boogie Nights for Best Original Screenplay. Anderson has been hailed as being "one of the most exciting talents to come along in years" and as being "among the supreme talents of today." In 2004, Anderson was ranked 21st on The Guardian's list of the 40 best directors. In 2007, Total Film named him the 20th-greatest director of all time. In 2011, Entertainment Weekly named him the 11th-greatest working director, calling him "one of the most dynamic directors to emerge in the last 20 years".

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

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Awards & Nominations for Paul Thomas Anderson

Category:venice Best Director Silver Lion Winners 2x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Paul Thomas Anderson as Actor(4)

Movies with Paul Thomas Anderson as Crew(42)

Directing/Director2018 Night So Long (Live At The Greek)
Directing/Director2017 Phantom Thread
Writing/Writer2017 Phantom Thread
Production/Producer2017 Phantom Thread
Camera/Director of Photography2017 Phantom Thread
Directing/Director2017 Haim: Valentine
Directing/Director2016 Daydreaming
Directing/Director2015 Junun
Writing/Writer2015 Junun
Directing/Director2014 Inherent Vice
Production/Producer2014 Inherent Vice
Writing/Writer2014 Inherent Vice
Directing/Director2013 The Master: Back Beyond
Writing/Writer2013 The Master: Back Beyond
Directing/Director2012 The Master
Writing/Writer2012 The Master
Production/Producer2012 The Master
Writing/Screenplay2007 There Will Be Blood
Production/Producer2007 There Will Be Blood
Directing/Director2007 There Will Be Blood
Directing/Director2003 Couch
Directing/Director2003 Mattress Man Commercial
Directing/Director2003 Blossoms & Blood
Writing/Writer2003 Blossoms & Blood
Directing/Director2002 Punch-Drunk Love
Writing/Screenplay2002 Punch-Drunk Love
Production/Producer2002 Punch-Drunk Love
Directing/Director1999 Magnolia
Writing/Screenplay1999 Magnolia
Production/Producer1999 Magnolia
Directing/Director1998 Flagpole Special
Writing/Writer1998 Flagpole Special
Directing/Director1997 Boogie Nights
Writing/Screenplay1997 Boogie Nights
Production/Producer1997 Boogie Nights
Directing/Director1996 Hard Eight
Writing/Screenplay1996 Hard Eight
Directing/Director1993 Cigarettes & Coffee
Writing/Writer1993 Cigarettes & Coffee
Directing/Director1988 The Dirk Diggler Story
Writing/Writer1988 The Dirk Diggler Story
Crew/Cinematography1988 The Dirk Diggler Story

Full Name: Paul Anderson
Born: Friday, 06/26 1970 (June) in Studio City (current age: 48 years + 356 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: New York University, Emerson College, Santa Monica College
Partner (current/former): Maya Rudolph
Children: Pearl Anderson
Other names for Paul Thomas Anderson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Paul Anderson"
"P.T. Anderson"
"Пол Томас Андерсон"
"폴 토머스 앤더슨"
"بول توماس أندرسون"
Paul Thomas Anderson frequently works together with these people:
Mark Bridges (10x, Crew)
Jonny Greenwood (8x, Actor)
Daniel Lupi (8x, Crew)
Kavitha (8x, Actress)
JoAnne Sellar (7x, Crew)
Adam Somner (7x, Crew)
Melora Walters (6x, Actress)
Priscilla Wong (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3206, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/15/2019