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Todd Haynes


Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988). The movie uses dolls instead of actors to tell the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 57 wins & 90 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

I'm Not There.
I'm Not There. Director
(2007)
Far from Heaven
Far from Heaven Director
(2002)
Velvet Goldmine
Velvet Goldmine Director
(1998)
Carol
Carol Director
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 Wonderstruck
 2015 Carol
 2013 Six by Sondheim (TV Movie documentary) (segment "'I'm Still Here'")
 2013 Enlightened (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Part Five (2011)
- Part Four (2011)
- Part Three (2011)
- Part Two (2011)
- Part One (2011)
 2004 Corporate Ghost (Video) (video "Disappearer" "Disappearer Director's Cut")
 1995 Safe
 1993 Dottie Gets Spanked (TV Short)
 1991 Goo (Video)
 1991 Poison
 1978 The Suicide (Short)
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Directed the music video "Disappearer" by Sonic Youth. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Love stories, unlike war films which are about conquering the object, are about conquering the subject. It's always the subject who is in a state of vulnerability and peril. What I loved about the story is that what happens to the two women moves them through a series of events which change them both, and by the end of the film it shifts. All the elements of looking and who's being looked at, ... See more »

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Biography in: "Contemporary Authors". Volume 220, pp. 165-168. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2004. See more »

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Capricorn

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