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Jonathan Demme

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Full Name: Jonathan Demme

Date of birth: February 22, 1944

Location: Baldwin, Long Island, Nueva York, Estados Unidos

Country: USA

Date of death: April 26, 2017 (73 years old)

Robert Jonathan Demme is an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter. Demme rose to prominence in the 1980s with his comedy films Melvin and Howard (1980), Swing Shift (1984), Something Wild (1986) and Married to the Mob (1988). He became best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs (1991), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. He later directed the acclaimed films Philadelphia (1993) and Rachel Getting Married (2008). Demme formed his production company, Clinica Estetico, with producers Edward Saxon and Peter Saraf. They were based out of New York City for fifteen years.

Before passing away, Jonathan Demme worked on 8 movies that average a 7.5/10 score.

Awards

Premios
Año
Nominaciones
Premios ganados
Academy Awards (Oscars)Academy Awards (Oscars)
1992
1
1
Golden GlobesGolden Globes
1992
1
-
BAFTA AwardsBAFTA Awards
1992
1
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