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Peter Bogdanovich

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Birthday
30, 1939
Birthplace
Kingston, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1939 (age 82)
Birthplace
Kingston, NY

About

Director and screenwriter of The Last Picture Show, which earned him Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Before Fame

He studied acting with Stella Adler in the 1950s.

Trivia

He was an American film historian and a member of the New Hollywood wave of directors who came to prominence between the late 1960s and early 1980s.

Family Life

He married Polly Platt in 1962 and Louise Stratten in 1988. Between his two marriages, he was the partner of Cybill Shepherd.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Orson Welles.