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Jonathan Demme

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Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Death Date
Apr 26, 2017 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Death Date
Apr 26, 2017 (73)

About

Academy Award-winning director of the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs. He also directed the critically-acclaimed films Philadelphia (1993) and Rachel Getting Married (2008).

Before Fame

He attended the University of Florida. He got his start in the film industry working with independent film icon Roger Corman.

Trivia

He directed the 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense, which showcased the new wave rock band Talking Heads.

Family Life

He had three children with Joanne Howard named Ramona, Josephine, and Brooklyn.

Associated With

His film Philadelphia earned Tom Hanks an Academy Award for Best Actor.