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Michael Cimino

Michael Cimino studied architecture and dramatic arts; later he filmed advertisements and documentaries and also wrote scripts until the actor, producer and director, Clint Eastwood gave him the opportunity to direct the thriller Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). But his biggest success was The Deer Hunter (1978) which won e.g. the Oscar for the ...

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Feb 3, 1939 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Slotavond van de Nederlandse Filmdagen
Latest Project:
Movie The Sunchaser 1996-10-25

Won 2 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 12 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Year of the Dragon
Poster of The Deer Hunter
Poster of Heaven's Gate
Poster of Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Movie Une journée particulière Unknown 2012
Movie City of Life Unknown 2009
Movie To Each His Own Cinema Unknown 2007
Movie Il pianto della statua Unknown 2007
Movie Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate Unknown 2004
Movie Finding Home Unknown 2003
Movie Realising 'The Deer Hunter': An Interview with Michael Cimino Unknown 2003
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Movie The Big Brass Ring Unknown 1999
Series Mundo VIP Unknown 1996
Movie The Sunchaser Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie Kris Kristofferson: His Life and Work Unknown 1993
Movie Desperate Hours Unknown 1990
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The Sicilian Unknown 1987
Movie Platoon Unknown 1986
Movie Year of the Dragon Unknown 1985-08-16
Movie Slotavond van de Nederlandse Filmdagen Unknown 1985
Movie 250.000 Mücken im Pappkarton Unknown 1985
Series Signature Unknown 1981
Movie Heaven's Gate Unknown 1980
Movie The 51st Annual Academy Awards Himself - Winner: Best Picture, Best Director & Nominee: Best Original Screenplay 1979-04-09
Movie The Rose Unknown 1979
Movie The Deer Hunter Unknown 1978
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Unknown 1974
Movie Magnum Force Unknown 1973
Movie Silent Running Unknown 1972