DA Pennebaker

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Birthday
15, 1925
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1925 (age 93)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Pioneer of the documentary style known as Direct Cinema, he was a recipient of the Academy Honorary Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2012.

Before Fame

His directorial debut was a short titled Daybreak Express that was released in 1953.

Trivia

Some of his most significant works were called Primary, Dont Look Back, Monterey Pop, and The War Room.

Family Life

He was married to Chris Hegedus, his partner for documentary film making.

Associated With

Arguably his most celebrated work is Dont Look Back, a film and rock history landmark documentary that primarily featured Bob Dylan.