Fred Schepisi

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Birthday
26, 1939
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Australian director best known for the film Roxanne and the Emmy-nominated HBO series Empire Falls.

Before Fame

He began his career as a director of TV commercials and documentaries before making his feature film debut, The Devil's Playground, in 1976.

Trivia

He won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Direction and Best Screenplay for both The Devil's Playground and Evil Angels.

Family Life

His father Frederic was a fruit dealer.

Associated With

His film Roxanne helped Steve Martin win a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Comedy or Musical.