Biography

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Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film. Taymor's work has received many accolades from critics, and she has earned two Tony Awards out of four nominations, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design, an Emmy Award, and an Academy Award nomination for Original Song. She is widely known for directing the stage musical, The Lion King, for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical, in addition to a Tony Award for Original Costume Design. She had been the director of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark before leaving in March 2011, after four months of previews (the longest preview period for any show in Broadway history), following artistic differences with the producers.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film. Taymor's work has received many accolades from critics, and she has earned two Tony Awards out of four nominations, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design, an Emmy Award, and an Academy Award nomination for Original Song. She is widely known for directing the stage musical, The Lion King, for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical, in addition to a Tony Award for Original Costume Design. She had been the director of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark before leaving in March 2011, after four months of previews (the longest preview period for any show in Broadway history), following artistic differences with the producers.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1952-12-15

Place of Birth Newton, Massachusetts, U.S

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

My Life on the RoadDirector
2014 A Midsummer Night's DreamDirector
2011 The magic fluteDirector
2010 The TempestDirector
2007 Across the UniverseDirector
2002 FridaDirector
1999 TitusDirector
1993 Oedipus RexDirector
1992 Fool's FireDirector

Acting

2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles as Herself
2013 Muse of Fire as Herself
2011 Kurosawa's Way as Herself
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
1992 Behind the Scenes(10 episodes)

Production

My Life on the RoadProducer
2010 The TempestProducer
1999 TitusProducer

Writing

2010 The TempestScreenplay
1999 TitusScreenplay

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