Knowledge Identifier: +Brian_De_Palma
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1940.
Countries: United States (74%), Canada (4%), (4%)
Linked to: Columbia University, Friends' Central School, Motion Picture Association of America, Sarah Lawrence College
Wilford Leach - While a film and theater professor at Sarah Lawrence, where he taught since 1958, Leach met students Brian De Palma and Cynthia Munroe
Paul Hirsch (film editor) - In the late 1960s, while editing trailers in NYC, he was introduced by his brother, Charles, to unknown filmmaker Brian De Palma
The film, which was co-directed with Leach and producer Cynthia Munroe, had been shot in 1963 but remained unreleased until 1969, when De Palma's star had risen sufficiently within the Greenwich Village filmmaking scene.
Robert De Niro - De Niro's first movie role, in collaboration with Brian De Palma, was in 1963, at the age of 20, when he appeared opposite his friend Jill Clayburgh in The Wedding Party; however, the film was not released until 1969.
Get to Know Your Rabbit - "'Get to Know Your Rabbit"' is a 1972 American comedy film written by Jordan Crittenden and directed by Brian De Palma
Joe D'Amato - In 1974, he first used the name "Joe D'Amato" as director on the Canadian spaghetti western Cormack of the Mounties, a name proposed by producer Ermanno Donati to resemble Italian American the Italian names of directors such as Martin Scorsese and Brian De Palma and which became his better-known pseudonym
Touch of Evil - The opening scene is replicated midway through Brian De Palma's 1974 camp musical film "Phantom of the Paradise"
Phantom of the Paradise - "'Phantom of the Paradise"' is a 1974 American musical film written and directed by Brian De Palma
William Katt - His earliest film credits include the role of a jock, Tommy Ross, in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film adaptation "Carrie," which allowed Katt to make a name for himself
Edie McClurg - McClurg began her career with a role in the 1976 Brian De Palma horror film "Carrie" as Helen Shyres, one of Carrie's classmates
Sissy Spacek - Spacek's iconic and career-defining role came in 1976 with Brian De Palma's "Carrie," in which she played Carietta "Carrie" White, a shy, troubled high school senior with telekinetic powers
Jim Belushi - During this period, Belushi made his television debut in 1978's "Who's Watching the Kids" and had a small part in Brian De Palma's "The Fury"
Andrea Evans - While there Evans was cast as an extra in the 1978 Brian De Palma film "The Fury", and the same year in the miniseries "The Awakening Land"
Nancy Allen (actress) - She and Brian De Palma were married on January 12, 1979, and for the next couple of years Allen appeared in his films
Joe Napolitano - In the 1980s, Napolitano's work included acting as assistant director on feature film projects, working on films with directors Brian Hutton, Danny DeVito, Stuart Rosenberg, Donald Bellisario, Ron Howard, Howard Zieff, Terry Gilliam, Antoine Fuqua, and on multiple projects directed by Brian De Palma
Blow Out - "'Blow Out"' is a 1981 thriller film, written and directed by Brian De Palma
In 1984, he directed the music video of Bruce Springsteen's song "Dancing In The Dark".
Melanie Griffith - Griffith's career gained momentum in 1984 when she played a porn actress in the Brian De Palma thriller "Body Double"
Craig Wasson - He later starred as Jake Scully in the 1984 Brian De Palma suspense movie "Body Double"
Goodfellas - Pileggi and Scorsese decided to change the title of their film to "Goodfellas" because "Wiseguys", the same name of Pileggi's book, had already been used for a 1986 comedy film by Brian De Palma and a TV series
Snake Eyes (film) - "'Snake Eyes"' is a 1998 conspiracy thriller film directed by Brian De Palma, one featuring his trademark use of long tracking shots and split screens
American Gangster (film) - In November 2003, Universal and Imagine entered negotiations with Brian De Palma to direct "Tru Blu", with a script by Zaillian based on Frank Lucas
The Black Dahlia (film) - "'The Black Dahlia"' is a 2006 American neo noir crime film directed by Brian De Palma
Redacted (film) - "'Redacted"' is a 2007 American war film written and directed by Brian De Palma
In 2012, his film "Passion" was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival
Melbourne International Film Festival - The 'First Glance' programme of MIFF 2013 revealed selections such as Brian de Palma's "Passion", the Stone Roses documentary "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone" and short film "Though I Know the River is Dry"
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - In May 2017 it was announced that he is attached to star in "Domino", a film directed by Brian De Palma, which marks the veteran director's return to filmmaking after half a decade out