Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma

Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and writer. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films, including such box office successes as the horror film Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible.

Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, De Palma worked repeatedly with actors Jennifer Salt, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen (his wife from 1979 to 1983), Gary Sinise, John Lithgow, William Finley, Charles Durning, Gerrit Graham, cinematographers Stephen H. Burum and Vilmos Zsigmond (see List of noted film director and cinematographer collaborations), set designer Jack Fisk, and composers Bernard Herrmann, John Williams and Pino Donaggio. De Palma is credited with fostering the careers of or outright discovering Robert De Niro, Jill Clayburgh, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo, Andy Garcia and Margot Kidder.

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... Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen Dressed to Kill Brian De Palma Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon Harlequin Simon Wincer Robert Powell, Carmen Duncan ... Kotcheff Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy Action thriller The New York Ripper Lucio Fulci Jack Hedley, Almanta Keller, Paolo Malco The Seduction David ... Blood Simple Joel Coen John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya Crime thriller Body Double Brian De Palma Melanie Griffith, Craig Wasson, Gregg Henry Cloak Dagger Richard ...
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... Deray Alain Delon, Dalila di Lazzaro, Pierre Dux Crime thriller 1981 Le Choix des armes Alain Corneau Yves Montand, GĂ©rard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve Coup ... Nelson True Confessions Ulu Grosbard Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Charles Durning Crime drama Vabank Juliusz Machulski Jan Machulski, Leonard Pietraszak, Witold Pyrkosz 1982 La Balance Bob Swaim Nathalie Baye ... Gilles Behat Bernard Giraudeau, Christine Boisson, Jean-Pierre Kalfon Scarface Brian De Palma Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer 1984 Against All Odds Taylor ...
Golden Raspberry Award For Worst Director - 1980s
... Avildsen for The Formula Brian De Palma for Dressed to Kill William Friedkin for Cruising Sidney J ... Sasdy for The Lonely Lady Joe Alves for Jaws 3-D Brian De Palma for Scarface John Herzfeld for Two of a Kind Hal Needham for Stroker Ace 1984 John Derek for Bolero Bob Clark for Rhinestone Brian ...
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... On three occasions, Brian De Palma worked with Ennio Morricone The Untouchables (1987), the 1989 war drama Casualties of War and the science fiction film Mission to Mars (2000) ... De Palma's The Untouchables, starring rising star Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness, Robert De Niro hamming it up to high heaven as Al Capone and the Oscar-winning Sean Connery providing ... stated that he had good experiences with Brian De Palma ...

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