James R. "Jim" Jarmusch is an American independent film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor and composer. Jarmusch has been a major proponent of independent cinema, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s.

James R. "Jim" Jarmusch is an American independent film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor and composer. Jarmusch has been a major proponent of independent cinema, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 61

Birthday 1953-01-22

Place of Birth Akron, Ohio, USA

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Also Known As

  • Джим Джармуш
  • جيم جارموش
  • 짐 자머시
  • ジム・ジャームッシュ
  • 吉姆·賈木許
  • 짐 자무쉬

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Living the Light - Robby Müller
2016 Gimme Danger as Himself
2015 Hot Sugar's Cold World as Himself
2014 Song from the Forest as Himself
2014 Travelling at Night with Jim Jarmusch as Himself
2013 Picasso Baby as Himself
2011 Blank City as himself
2009 Bored to Death(1 episode)
2009 Reel Injun as Himself
2009 No Wave - Underground '80: Berlin - New York as Himself
2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten as Himself
2005 Punk: Attitude as Himself
2004 Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession as Himself
2004 Chaplin Today: A King in New York as Himself
2003 Rockets Redglare! as Himself
2001 Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me as Himself
1998 Independent Focus(1 episode) as Himself
1998 Divine Trash as Himself
1996 Sling Blade as Frostee Cream Boy
1996 The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera as Himself
1996 Cannes Man as Himself
1995 Blue in the Face as Bob
1994 Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made as Himself
1991 Fishing with John(7 episodes) as Himself
1990 The Golden Boat as Stranger
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Leningrad Cowboys Go America as Car Dealer
1987 Straight to Hell as Amos Dade
1984 Kino '84: The Making of Jim Jarmusch as Interviewee
1984 American Autobahn as Movie Producer
1984 Fräulein Berlin as himself
1981 Only You


The Dead Don't DieDirector
2016 PatersonDirector
2016 Gimme DangerDirector
2013 Only Lovers Left AliveDirector
2009 The Limits of ControlDirector
2005 Broken FlowersDirector
2003 Coffee and CigarettesDirector
2002 Int. Trailer. NightDirector
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The TrumpetDirector
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the SamuraiDirector
1997 Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Year of the HorseDirector
1995 Dead ManDirector
1993 StrummerDirector
1993 Coffee and Cigarettes IIIDirector
1991 Night on EarthDirector
1990 It's All Right With MeDirector
1989 Mystery TrainDirector
1989 Coffee and Cigarettes IIDirector
1988 Storytelling GiantDirector
1986 Down by LawDirector
1986 Coffee and CigarettesDirector
1984 Stranger Than ParadiseDirector
1983 Stranger Than ParadiseDirector
1980 Permanent VacationDirector


The Dead Don't DieWriter
2016 PatersonWriter
2016 Gimme DangerWriter
2013 Only Lovers Left AliveWriter
2009 The Limits of ControlScreenplay
2005 Broken FlowersScreenplay
2003 Coffee and CigarettesScreenplay
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The TrumpetWriter
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the SamuraiScreenplay
1995 Dead ManScreenplay
1991 Night on EarthScreenplay
1989 Mystery TrainScreenplay
1989 Coffee and Cigarettes IIWriter
1986 Down by LawAuthor
1986 Coffee and CigarettesWriter
1984 Stranger Than ParadiseScreenplay
1981 You Are Not IWriter
1980 Permanent VacationScreenplay
1980 Permanent VacationStory


2017 PortoExecutive Producer
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the SamuraiProducer
1993 When Pigs FlyExecutive Producer
1991 Night on EarthProducer
1981 You Are Not IProducer
1980 Permanent VacationProducer


1986 SleepwalkCinematography
1983 Burroughs: The MovieSound Recordist
1981 You Are Not ICinematography


2003 Coffee and CigarettesEditor
1984 Stranger Than ParadiseEditor
1980 Permanent VacationEditor


2016 PatersonOriginal Music Composer
1982 The State of ThingsOriginal Music Composer
1980 Permanent VacationMusic

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