Guy Maddin

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Birthday
28, 1956
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada

About

Canadian filmmaker who imitated the look and style of the silent film era in films such as My Winning and Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary.

Before Fame

He worked as a bank manager and a house painter before settling in film, appearing in several school productions and releasing his own short film.

Trivia

He was appointed the Order of Canada in 2012.

Family Life

He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His mother Herdis Maddin was a hairdresser and his father Charles Maddin managed a local hockey team.

Associated With

He wasn't as famous as fellow Canadian director James Cameron, but he received much acclaim in art film circles.