82 wins & 74 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
Directed and starred in the hit Paris stage production of "Amadeus" in the early 1980s.
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
72 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Films are films, life is life.
Won the Best Director Oscar in 2003 for The Pianist
(2002) at the age of 69 years and 7 months, making him, at that time, the oldest person to win the award. Polanski eclipsed the record previously held by George Cukor
, who was 65 when he won Best Director for My Fair Lady
(1964). This record was beaten in 2005, when Clint Eastwood
won Best Director for Million Dollar Baby
(2004) at the age of 74.
Likes to arrange shots from the protagonist's perspective and slowly pan around the room to points of interest as the character notices them.