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Tony Kaye (I)


Tony Kaye was born in London, United Kingdom. He has made several well-known music videos, including the video for "Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum, which won a Grammy Award, "Dani California" by Red Hot Chili Peppers, "What God Wants" by Roger Waters, and "Help Me" and "God's Gonna Cut You Down" by Johnny Cash. Kaye is a six time Grammy nominated ... See full bio »

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6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American History X
(1998)
Detachment
Detachment Director
(2011)
Lake of Fire
Lake of Fire Director
(2006)
Black Water Transit
(2009)

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 2017 Hollywhore (TV Movie) (filming)
  Humpty Dumpty (Video documentary) (completed)
 2016 Pure McCartney VR (Video short)
 2013 Made for You (Short)
 2012 Rituals (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2011 Detachment
 2008 This Is Not Sex (Short)
 2007 Lobby Lobster
 2006 Lake of Fire (Documentary)
 2002 Lying for a Living (Video documentary)
 1995 Tony Kaye's Documentary (TV Series)
 1993 Soul Asylum: Runaway Train (Video short)
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Other Works:

[1988] Director of the "Furry Friends" TV commercial which featured a dog, a cat and a mouse cuddling up together in front of a fire, to sell the virtues of a Real Fire. See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

November 23, 1998 - Tony filed a $275 million lawsuit against New Line and the Director's Guild of America for not letting him use the pseudonym "Humpty Dumpty" as the director of American History X (1998) See more »

Trademark:

His protagonists are often filled with self-hatred and regret, trying to atone for past failures See more »

Nickname:

Humpty Dumpty See more »

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