Knowledge Identifier: +Jim_Jarmusch
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1953.
Countries: United States (51%), United Kingdom (13%), Louisiana (4%)
Linked to: The New York Times, American Film Institute, Medill School of Journalism, New York School
During the late 1970s in New York City, Jarmusch and his contemporaries were part of an alternative culture scene centered on the CBGB music club
Jarmusch graduated from Columbia University in 1975
Nicholas Ray died in the summer of 1979 after a long fight with cancer
In the early 1980s, Jarmusch was part of a revolving lineup of musicians in Robin Crutchfield's Dark Day project, and later became the keyboardist and one of two vocalists for The Del-Byzanteens, a No Wave band whose sole LP "Lies to Live By" was a minor underground hit in the United States and Britain in 1982
John Lurie - In the 1980s Lurie starred in the Jim Jarmusch films "Stranger Than Paradise" and "Down by Law", and made cameos in the films "Permanent Vacation" and "Downtown 81"
Eszter Balint - She first emerged as a child member of the avant-garde Squat Theatre troupe before making her cinematic debut in 1984 in director Jim Jarmusch's independent film "Stranger Than Paradise"
Roberto Benigni - Beginning in 1986, Benigni starred in three films by North American director Jim Jarmusch
Irma Thomas - Down By Law, the 1986 independent film by Jim Jarmusch features "It's Raining" in the soundtrack
Tom Waits - Waits developed his acting career with several supporting roles and a lead role in Jim Jarmusch's "Down by Law" in 1986, which featured two of Waits's songs from "Rain Dogs" in the soundtrack
Down by Law (film) - "'Down by Law"' is a 1986 black-and-white independent film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch
Anne-Marie Ruddock - After the group broke up in 1987, she and two other former members unsuccessfully continued as Amazulu II. In 1987 Ruddock made an appearance in the Alex Cox film, "Straight to Hell", alongside other musicians and actors Joe Strummer, Elvis Costello, Grace Jones, members of The Pogues and The Circle Jerks, Courtney Love, Edward Tudor-Pole, Jim Jarmusch, Dennis_Hopper and Kathy Burke
Joe Strummer - In 1989, Strummer played a substantial role in Jim Jarmusch's film "Mystery Train", as a drunken, short-tempered drifter named Johnny
In 1991 Jim Jarmusch appeared as himself in Episode One of John Lurie's cult television series "Fishing With John"
Winona Ryder - In 1991, Ryder played a young taxicab driver who dreams of becoming a mechanic in Jim Jarmusch's Night on Earth.
Beatrice Dalle - She made her debut to American audiences in Jim Jarmusch's "Night on Earth" in 1991
Tom Waits - The only collection of exclusively Waits-performed material of 1991 appeared when Waits composed and conducted the almost exclusively instrumental music for Jim Jarmusch's 1991 film "Night on Earth", which was released as an album the following year
Gibby Haynes - Haynes appeared briefly in Jim Jarmusch's 1995 film "Dead Man" as a man being fellated in an alley
Michael Wincott - In 1995, Wincott played the loquacious bounty hunter, Conway Twill, in the Jim Jarmusch black comedy, "Dead Man"
Neil Young - Young's next collaborative partner was filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who asked Young to compose a soundtrack to his 1995 black and white western film "Dead Man"
The film was shot in black and white by Robby Müller, and features a score composed and performed by Neil Young, for whom Jarmusch subsequently filmed the tour documentary "Year of the Horse", released to tepid reviews in 1997
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai - "'Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai"' is a 1999 American crime action film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch
Jack White - The 2003 Jim Jarmusch film "Coffee and Cigarettes" featured both Jack and Meg in the segment "Jack Shows Meg His Tesla Coil
Coffee and Cigarettes - "'Coffee and Cigarettes"' is the title of three short films and a 2003 anthology film by independent film director Jim Jarmusch
Mulatu Astatke - His Western audience expanded even further when the 2005 Jim Jarmusch film "Broken Flowers" featured seven of Astatke's songs, including one performed by Cambodian-American rock band Dengue Fever
Pell James - In 2005, she briefly appeared in the Jim Jarmusch film "Broken Flowers" and earned her first starring role for the film "The King"
Broken Flowers - "'Broken Flowers"' is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith
Jarmusch's latest film, "The Limits of Control", opened in the United States on May 22, 2009
Hiam Abbass - In Jim Jarmusch's 2009 film "The Limits of Control", in the role of Driver, she recites in Classical Arabic one of the film's leitmotif-phrases, "He who thinks he is bigger than the rest must go to the cemetery
Jafar Panahi - American film directors Paul Thomas Anderson, Joel & Ethan Coen, Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme, Robert De Niro, Curtis Hanson, Jim Jarmusch, Ang_Lee, Richard Linklater, Terrence Malick, Michael Moore, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, James Schamus, Paul Schrader, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone and Frederick Wiseman signed a letter on 30 April 2010 urging Panahi's release
Jozef van Wissem - He released "The Joy That Never Ends", an album with Jim Jarmusch on the label in 2011
Jozef van Wissem - "Concerning the Entrance into Eternity", his first collaborative album with Jim Jarmusch, was released on Important Records in early 2012
Tilda Swinton - She has joined the cast of Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive", a vampire film which will start filming in June 2012
High-Rise (film) - Hiddleston had previously worked with Thomas on Jim Jarmusch's 2013 film "Only Lovers Left Alive"
Only Lovers Left Alive - A Jarmusch film that, while not named, is described in enough detail to fairly certainly be "Only Lovers Left Alive" is viewed and briefly discussed by the protagonist and a major secondary character during their first date, in Charles Stross' 2016 novel "The Nightmare Stacks
Paterson, New Jersey - The 2016 film "Paterson" directed by Jim Jarmusch is set in the city, about a bus driver named Paterson who in his free time writes poetry for himself