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Penelope Spheeris

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Cinematographer | * 12/02/1945 (75) | New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945 or 1946; sources differ) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. She has directed both documentary and scripted films. Her best-known works include the trilogy titled The Decline of Western Civilization, each covering an aspect of Los Angeles underground culture, and Wayne's World, her highest-grossing film. ()

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945) is an American director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known as a documentary film director whose works include the trilogy titled The Decline of Western Civilization.  She has also directed feature films, including Wayne's World, her highest grossing film.

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

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Movies with Penelope Spheeris as Actress(13)

as herself2019 At the Video Store
as herself2018 Half the Picture
as Herself - Filmmaker2011 Corman's World
as herself2005 The Kid & I
as Nicky's Mom1990 Wedding Band
as herself1989 Decade
as Margo, Logan's Film Group1974 The Second Coming of Suzanne
as Penny1973 Brothers
as Star the Witch1971 The Ski Bum

TV Shows/Series with Penelope Spheeris as Actress(1)

as herself2019 Punk

Movies with Penelope Spheeris as Crew(33)

Directing/Director2012 The Real St. Nick
Directing/Director2011 Five
Directing/Director2011 Balls to the Wall
Directing/Director2005 The Kid & I
Production/Producer2005 The Kid & I
Directing/Director2001 We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll
Directing/Director1999 Hollywierd
Directing/Director1998 Senseless
Directing/Director1996 Black Sheep
Directing/Director1994 The Little Rascals
Writing/Screenplay1994 The Little Rascals
Directing/Director1993 The Beverly Hillbillies
Production/Producer1993 The Beverly Hillbillies
Directing/Director1992 Wayne's World
Directing/Director1991 Rap's Most Wanted
Directing/Director1991 Visitors from the Unknown
Directing/Director1990 Thunder and Mud
Writing/Screenplay1987 Summer Camp Nightmare
Directing/Director1987 Dudes
Directing/Director1986 Hollywood Vice Squad
Directing/Director1985 The Boys Next Door
Directing/Director1984 Suburbia
Writing/Screenplay1984 Suburbia
Production/Producer1981 The Decline of Western Civilization
Production/Producer1979 Real Life
Directing/Director1970 I Don't Know
Directing/Director1969 Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales

TV Shows/Series with Penelope Spheeris as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2004 Cracking Up

Full Name: Penelope Spheeris
Born: Sunday, 12/02 1945 (December) in New Orleans (current age: 75 years + 156 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, Westminster High School
Penelope Spheeris frequently works together with these people:
Ross Albert (5x, Crew)
Alex Stapleton (4x, Crew)
Bruce D. Clark (4x, Crew)
James Westby (4x, Crew)
Janis Cole (4x, Crew)
Roger Corman (3x, Crew)
Joe Dante (3x, Actor)
Norman Yonemoto (3x, Crew)
Flea (3x, Actor)
Ted Haimes (3x, Crew)
Marc Siegler (3x, Crew)
David Walton (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:156148, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 04/22/2021