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Cameron Crowe

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Cameron Crowe

American film director, producer and screenwriter add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1957.

Countries: United States (66%), Hawaii (6%), Spain (4%)

Main connections: Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky, Orlando Bloom

Linked to: Entertainment Weekly, Heart, The New York Times, University of San Diego

 

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Cameron Crowe was born in 1957 add something


1960

Bebe Buell - For his film "Almost Famous", music journalist and filmmaker Cameron Crowe developed the groupie character Penny Lane as a composite of a handful of girls he saw backstage in the late 1960s and early 1970s at concerts calling themselves the "Flying Garter Girls"


1968

Cuba Gooding, Jr. - "'Cuba M. Gooding, Jr."' is an American actor who is an Academy Award-winner for his portrayal of Rod Tidwell in Cameron Crowe's 1996 film "Jerry Maguire"


1970

Because Crowe was a fan of the 1970s hard rock bands that the older writers did not like, he landed a lot of major interviews add something

 

Rolling Stone - In the 1970s, the magazine helped launch the careers of many prominent authors, including Cameron Crowe, Lester_Bangs, Joe Klein, Joe Eszterhas, Patti Smith and P. J. O'Rourke


1973

Crowe graduated from the University of San Diego High School in 1973 at age 16, and attended City College of San Diego and the University of San Diego studying journalism to hone his craft add something


1975

Crowe's debut screenwriting effort, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High", grew out of a book he wrote while posing for one year undercover as a student at Clairemont High School in San Diego, California, where he met Geraldine Edwards, who was a student there while he was visiting mutual friends in 1975 add something


1977

When "Rolling Stone" moved its offices from the West Coast to New York in 1977, Crowe decided to stay behind add something


1978

Crowe appeared in the 1978 film "American Hot Wax", but returned to his writing add something


1982

Released in 1982, the movie version lacked a specific plot and featured no major name stars, and the studio did not devote any marketing effort toward it add something

 

Forest Whitaker - In his first solo onscreen performance of note, he had a small role playing a high school football player in the 1982 film version of Cameron Crowe's coming-of-age teen-retrospective, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"

 

Heart (band) - Nancy Wilson made cameo appearances in the films "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "The Wild Life" , both written by journalist, screenwriter and director Cameron Crowe, who she married in June 1986


1984

Following this success, Crowe wrote the screenplay for 1984's "The Wild Life", the pseudo-sequel to "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" add something


1985

Self Portrait (Bob Dylan album) - Later, Cameron Crowe interviewed Dylan for his liner notes to 1985's "Biograph", a boxed-set retrospective of Dylan's career

 

Bob Dylan - "Biograph", 1985, Liner notes & text by Cameron Crowe


1986

Crowe married Nancy Wilson of the rock band Heart in July 1986 add something


1989

Brooks executive produced Crowe's first directing effort, 1989's "Say Anything add something

 

Say Anything... - "' is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut


1992

His next project, 1992's "Singles", centered on the romantic tangles among a group of six friends in their twenties in Seattle add something

 

Bridget Fonda - After gaining additional work experience in a few theater productions she was cast in the lead in Barbet Schroeder's "Single White Female", followed by a role in Cameron Crowe's ensemble comedy "Singles", both in 1992

 

Chris Cornell - He acted in a cameo role and an onstage performance in Cameron Crowe's 1992 Seattle-based film, "Singles"

 

Alice in Chains - In 1992, Alice in Chains appeared in the Cameron Crowe film "Singles", performing as a "bar band"

 

Singles (1992 film) - "'Singles"' is a 1992 American romantic comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron Crowe


1996

Cuba Gooding, Jr. - In 1996, he was cast as an arrogant football player on the brink of a career-ending injury in Cameron Crowe's "Jerry Maguire"


1997

" Vanilla Sky is a remake of the 1997 Spanish movie "Abre Los Ojos" by Alejandro Amenabar add something


1999

Also in late 1999, Crowe released his second book, "Conversations with Billy Wilder", a question and answer session with the legendary director add something

 

Zooey Deschanel - In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in "Mumford", followed by her breakout role as young protagonist William Miller's troubled older sister Anita in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film "Almost Famous"


2000

In 2000, Crowe tapped his rock-writer roots to write and direct "Almost Famous", about the experiences of a teenage music journalist who goes on the road with an emerging band in the early 1970s add something

 

Their twin sons, William James Crowe and Curtis Wilson Crowe, were born in January 2000 add something

 

Peter Frampton - Also in 2000, Frampton served as a technical advisor for Cameron Crowe's autobiographical film "Almost Famous" and was the guitar instructor for Billy Crudup, who starred in the film as Russell Hammond, the guitarist for the fictitious band "Stillwater

 

Catherine Hardwicke - In 2000, she collaborated with director/screenwriter Cameron Crowe and actor/producer Tom Cruise on "Vanilla Sky"

 

Almost Famous - "'Almost Famous"' is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe, telling the coming-of-age story of a teenage journalist writing for "Rolling Stone" magazine while covering a fictitious rock band named Stillwater


2001

He followed "Almost Famous" with "Vanilla Sky" in 2001, a psychological thriller add something

 

Open Your Eyes (1997 film) - An American remake entitled "Vanilla Sky", directed by Cameron Crowe, was released in 2001, with Penélope Cruz reprising her role

 

Vanilla Sky - "'Vanilla Sky"' is a 2001 American science fiction thriller film directed, written and co-produced by Cameron Crowe


2002

Kate Beckinsale - She starred opposite Orlando Bloom in a 2002 Gap television advert directed by Cameron Crowe


2004

Paul Schneider (actor) - As research for his role as Jesse Baylor in "Elizabethtown", director Cameron Crowe suggested that Schneider tour with the band My Morning Jacket for five days beginning June 1, 2004


2005

Gailard Sartain - His most recent film role was in 2005, in Cameron Crowe's "Elizabethtown"

 

Kirsten Dunst - In 2005, she appeared as flight attendant Claire Colburn alongside Orlando Bloom, in "Elizabethtown", a movie written and directed by Cameron Crowe

 

Elizabethtown (film) - "'Elizabethtown"' is a 2005 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst


2008

June 8, 2008 but this has since been postponed add something

 

Crowe and Wilson separated in June 2008 add something

 

It was announced in early June 2008 that Crowe would be returning to write and direct his seventh feature film, set to star Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon and be released by Columbia Pictures add something


2009

In an interview with Pearl Jam on March 9, 2009, bassist Jeff Ament said " add something

 

In November 2009, Crowe began filming a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the album "The Union", a collaboration between musicians Elton John and Leon Russell produced by award-winning producer $T-Bone_Burnett add something


2010

Preliminary footage was being shot as of June 2010 add something

 

Wilson filed for divorce on September 23, 2010, citing "irreconcilable differences add something

 

The divorce was finalized on December 8, 2010 add something

 

We Bought a Zoo - In May 2010, Cameron Crowe agreed to direct the 20th Century Fox adaptation of Benjamin Mee's memoir "We Bought a Zoo"

 

Patrick Fugit - In November 2010, Fugit signed on to Cameron Crowe's adaptation of Benjamin Mee's "We Bought a Zoo", which was released in December 2011


2011

The film is scheduled for a 2011 release, and will have an accompanying book and soundtrack add something

 

Twenty is better" was shown before select movies at the 2011 BFI Film Festival add something

 

On March 2, 2011, the documentary was announced to open the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival add something

 

Crowe changed the location to the U.S.A. The 20th Century Fox film received a wide release on December 23, 2011, with Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson starring add something

 

Elle Fanning - In December 2011, Fanning appeared in Cameron Crowe's "We Bought a Zoo"


2012

Emma Stone - In July 2012, Stone signed on to star in an untitled love story feature from Academy *award winner Cameron Crowe, for Sony Pictures


2013

Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams and Alec Baldwin will star in the movie; filming is expected to begin in Hawaii in September 2013 add something

 

John Krasinski - Krasinski will co-star in Cameron Crowe's romantic comedy "Aloha" with Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone that filmed in Hawaii from September to December 2013 and is scheduled to be released on May 29, 2015


2014

Winnie Holzman - In 2014, Showtime gave a pilot order to "Roadies," a behind-the-scenes comedy about people working with a touring rock band that will be created by Cameron Crowe, J.J. Abrams , and Holzman


2015

The film's final title was revealed to be "Aloha" and is scheduled to be released on May 29, 2015 by Sony Pictures add something

 

Aloha (film) - "'Aloha"' is a 2015 American romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe


2016

On June 26, 2016 Crowe's latest project, Roadies premiered on Showtime add something

 

Greg Leisz - Leisz appeared in the 2016 Cameron Crowe cable television series Roadies accompanying Jackson Browne performances on three songs in the last episode of the series


2017

Joni Mitchell - In February 2017 she was escorted to the Clive Davis annual Pre-Grammy Gala in Los Angeles by long time friend Cameron Crowe