Brian De Palma

Film director

1940 –

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Who is Brian De Palma?

Brian Russell De Palma is an American film director and screenwriter. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films. He directed successful and popular films such as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, The Untouchables, Carlito's Way, and Mission: Impossible. De Palma is credited with fostering the careers of or outrightly discovering Robert De Niro, Jill Clayburgh, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo, Andy Garcia and Margot Kidder.

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Born
Sep 11, 1940
Newark
Also known as
  • Brian DePalma
  • Brian Russell De Palma
  • Bri
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Friends' Central School
  • Sarah Lawrence College
Lived in
  • Newark

Submitted
on July 23, 2013