Paul Thomas Anderson

Birthday:

06/26/1970

Place of birth:

Studio City, California, USA:

Biography:

Paul Thomas Anderson is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has written and directed eight feature films: Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014) and Phantom Thread (2017). He has been nominated for six Academy Awards — Inherent Vice for Best Adapted Screenplay; There Will Be Blood for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Motion Picture of the Year, and Best Adapted Screenplay; Magnolia for Best Original Screenplay; and Boogie Nights for Best Original Screenplay. Anderson has been hailed as being "one of the most exciting talents to come along in years" and as being "among the supreme talents of today." In 2004, Anderson was ranked 21st on The Guardian's list of the 40 best directors. In 2007, Total Film named him the 20th-greatest director of all time. In 2011, Entertainment Weekly named him the 11th-greatest working director, calling him "one of the most dynamic directors to emerge in the last 20 years".


Production Credits

HAIM: Now I'm In It (2019)
Director
HAIM / Summer Girl (2019)
Director
Anima (2019)
Director
Anima (2019)
Producer
Michael Penn: Try (2019)
Director
Aimee Mann: Save Me (2019)
Director
For the Hungry Boy (2018)
Director
Night So Long (Live At The Greek) (2018)
Director
Phantom Thread (2017)
Director of Photography
Phantom Thread (2017)
Director
Phantom Thread (2017)
Producer
Phantom Thread (2017)
Writer
HAIM / Valentine (2017)
Director
Radiohead: Daydreaming (2016)
Director
Junun (2015)
Director
Junun (2015)
Writer
Everything in This Dream (2015)
Director
Everything in This Dream (2015)
Writer
Inherent Vice (2014)
Director
Inherent Vice (2014)
Producer
Inherent Vice (2014)
Writer
The Master: Back Beyond (2013)
Director
The Master: Back Beyond (2013)
Writer
The Master (2012)
Director
The Master (2012)
Producer
The Master (2012)
Writer
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Director
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Producer
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Screenplay
Mattress Man Commercial (2003)
Director
Blossoms & Blood (2003)
Director
Blossoms & Blood (2003)
Writer
Couch (2003)
Director
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Director
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Producer
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Screenplay
Magnolia (1999)
Director
Magnolia (1999)
Producer
Magnolia (1999)
Screenplay
Flagpole Special (1998)
Director
Flagpole Special (1998)
Writer
Boogie Nights (1997)
Director
Boogie Nights (1997)
Producer
Boogie Nights (1997)
Screenplay
Hard Eight (1996)
Director
Hard Eight (1996)
Screenplay
Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)
Director
Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)
Writer
The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)
Cinematography
The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)
Director
The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)
Writer
Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson 1970s High School Project ()
Director
Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson 1970s High School Project ()
Producer
Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson 1970s High School Project ()
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