Biography

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945) is an American director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known as a documentary film director whose works include the trilogy titled The Decline of Western Civilization.  She has also directed feature films, including Wayne's World, her highest grossing film.

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945) is an American director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known as a documentary film director whose works include the trilogy titled The Decline of Western Civilization.  She has also directed feature films, including Wayne's World, her highest grossing film.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1945-12-02

Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2012 The Real St. Nick Director
2011 Five Director
2011 Balls to the Wall Director
2005 The Kid & I Director
2004 Cracking Up (1 episode)Director
2003 The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron Director
2001 Visitors from the Unknown Director
2001 We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll Director
1998 No Use Walkin' When You Can Stroll Director
1998 Senseless Director
1998 The Decline of Western Civilization Part III Director
1996 Black Sheep Director
1994 The Little Rascals Director
1993 The Beverly Hillbillies Director
1993 Danger Theatre (5 episodes)Director
1992 Wayne's World Director
1991 Rap's Most Wanted Director
1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside Director
1990 Thunder and Mud Director
1988 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years Director
1987 Dudes Director
1986 Hollywood Vice Squad Director
1985 The Boys Next Door Director
1983 Suburbia Director
1981 The Decline of Western Civilization Director
1972 Hats Off to Hollywood Director
1970 I Don't Know Director
1969 The National Rehabilitation Center Director
1969 Bath Director
1969 Shit Director
1969 Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales Director
1968 Synthesis Director

Acting

At the Video Store as Herself
2019 Punk (2 episodes) as Herself
2018 Half the Picture as Herself
2005 The Kid & I as Herself
2004 Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession as Herself
1974 The Second Coming of Suzanne as Margo, Logan's Film Group

Writing

1994 The Little Rascals Screenplay
1987 Summer Camp Nightmare Screenplay
1983 Suburbia Screenplay
1981 The Decline of Western Civilization Writer

Production

2005 The Kid & I Producer
1993 The Beverly Hillbillies Producer
1981 The Decline of Western Civilization Producer
1979 Real Life Producer

Creator

1993 Danger Theatre Creator

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