Martin Brest

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Birthday
8, 1951
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
New York

About

American film director, screenwriter, and producer who directed such high-profile films as Meet Joe Black and Scent of a Woman which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture-Drama in 1992.

Before Fame

He went to and graduated from New York University's School of the Arts in 1973 and earned an M.F.A. degree in 1977 from the AFI Conservatory.

Trivia

His debut film was 1979's Going in Style which starred popular actors such as Art Carney and George Burns.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Bronx, New York.

Associated With

Robert De Niro starred in his 1988 film Midnight Run.