Biography

Jim McBride is an American television and film director, film producer and screenwriter.

Richard Brody, writing for The New Yorker, named McBride as one of the twelve greatest living narrative filmmakers, citing David Holzman's Diary as a "time capsule of sights and sounds, ideas and moods, politics and history", and "one of the greatest first films."

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Jim McBride is an American television and film director, film producer and screenwriter.

Richard Brody, writing for The New Yorker, named McBride as one of the twelve greatest living narrative filmmakers, citing David Holzman's Diary as a "time capsule of sights and sounds, ideas and moods, politics and history", and "one of the greatest first films."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jim McBride, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1941-09-16

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2009 My Son's Wedding to My Sister-in-LawDirector
2004 Welcome to São PauloDirector
2001 Six Feet Under(2 episodes)Director
2000 Meat Loaf: To Hell and BackDirector
1997 Dead by MidnightDirector
1997 ProntoDirector
1997 The InformantDirector
1995 UncoveredDirector
1993 The Wrong ManDirector
1993 Fallen Angels(1 episode)Director
1991 Blood TiesDirector
1989 Great Balls of Fire!Director
1988 The Wonder Years(115 episodes)Director
1986 The Big EasyDirector
1985 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)Director
1983 BreathlessDirector
1974 Hot TimesDirector
1971 Glen and RandaDirector
1971 Pictures from Life's Other SideDirector
1969 My Girlfriend's WeddingDirector
1967 David Holzman's DiaryDirector

Writing

2009 My Son's Wedding to My Sister-in-LawWriter
1997 ProntoScreenplay
1995 UncoveredScreenplay
1989 Great Balls of Fire!Screenplay
1983 BreathlessScreenplay
1974 Hot TimesWriter
1971 Glen and RandaScreenplay
1967 David Holzman's DiaryWriter

Acting

1997 Birth of a Nation as Himself
1986 He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life as Himself
1971 Pictures from Life's Other Side as Himself (uncredited)
1969 My Girlfriend's Wedding as Himself

Editing

2009 My Son's Wedding to My Sister-in-LawEditor
1967 David Holzman's DiaryEditor

Production

1967 David Holzman's DiaryProducer

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