Alexander Payne

Film director

1961 –

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Who is Alexander Payne?

Alexander Payne is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, and Nebraska. His films are noted for their dark humor and satirical depictions of contemporary American society. Payne is a two time winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and a three time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director.

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Born
Feb 10, 1961
Omaha
Also known as
  • Alexander Papadopoulos
  • Constantine Alexander Payne
  • Alexander Constantine Papadopoulos
Parents
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Greek American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Stanford University
  • Creighton Preparatory School
  • University of Salamanca
  • UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Lived in
  • Omaha

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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