Biography

Paul Joseph Schrader is an American screenwriter and film director. Despite his credentials as a director, Schrader has received more recognition for his screenplays for others, especially Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and Raging Bull.

Paul Joseph Schrader is an American screenwriter and film director. Despite his credentials as a director, Schrader has received more recognition for his screenplays for others, especially Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and Raging Bull.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 54

Birthday 1946-07-22

Place of Birth Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2018 First ReformedWriter
2017 DarkWriter
2016 Dog Eat DogScreenplay
2014 The JesuitScreenplay
2014 Dying of the LightScreenplay
2007 The WalkerScreenplay
1999 Forever MineWriter
1999 Bringing Out the DeadScreenplay
1997 AfflictionWriter
1997 TouchScreenplay
1996 City HallWriter
1992 Light SleeperWriter
1988 The Last Temptation of ChristScreenplay
1987 Light of DayScreenplay
1986 The Mosquito CoastScreenplay
1985 Mishima: A Life in Four ChaptersWriter
1982 Cat PeopleScreenplay
1980 Raging BullScreenplay
1980 American GigoloWriter
1979 Old BoyfriendsWriter
1979 HardcoreWriter
1978 Blue CollarWriter
1977 Rolling ThunderWriter
1976 ObsessionAuthor
1976 Taxi DriverWriter
1974 The YakuzaScreenplay

Directing

2018 First ReformedDirector
2017 DarkDirector
2016 Dog Eat DogDirector
2014 Dying of the LightDirector
2013 Venice 70: Future ReloadedDirector
2013 The CanyonsDirector
2008 Adam ResurrectedDirector
2007 The WalkerDirector
2005 Dominion: Prequel to the ExorcistDirector
2002 Auto FocusDirector
1999 Forever MineDirector
1997 AfflictionDirector
1997 TouchDirector
1995 Untitled: New BlueDirector
1994 Witch HuntDirector
1992 Light SleeperDirector
1990 The Comfort of StrangersDirector
1988 Patty HearstDirector
1987 Light of DayDirector
1985 Mishima: A Life in Four ChaptersDirector
1982 Cat PeopleDirector
1980 American GigoloDirector
1979 HardcoreDirector
1978 Blue CollarDirector

Acting

Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business
2018 Time-Image: Transcendental Style with Paul Schrader as Himself
2018 What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael as Himself
2017 We Blew It as Himself
2016 Dog Eat Dog as El Greco
2016 Ken San as Himself
2015 Hitchcock/Truffaut as Himself
2013 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic as Himself
2013 Milius as Himself
2009 The Rules of Film Noir as Himself
2009 Tales from the Script as Himself
2008 Murnau, Borzage and Fox as Himself
2008 Schrader's Exorcism as Himself
2004 Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade as Himself
2003 A Decade Under the Influence as Himself
2003 Easy Riders, Raging Bulls as Himself
1999 Making 'Taxi Driver'
1993 Talking With Ozu as Interviewee
1990 Hollywood Mavericks as Himself
1984 The Road to Bresson as Himself

Production

1979 Old BoyfriendsExecutive Producer

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